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Record year for roach is on the cards...

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Angling Times,
26 April 2016 06:00

The year 2016 is set to be a record one for roach, thanks to a series of revolutionary projects to rejuvenate the species on rivers and stillwaters nationwide .Leading the charge to revive Britain’s most iconic fish is the longest-running conservation drive – the Avon Roach Project – which has seen a record-breaking year. Species enthusiasts Trevor Harrop and Budgie ...

Roach boost on the canals

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Angling Times, 12 October 2015 15:07

Roach stocks in Britain’s most popular canals are set to receive a boost with the launch of a forward-thinking project.The Canal & River Trust has revealed its plans to entice thousands of lapsed canal anglers, among them an initiative aimed at producing more roach for anglers to target.The Grand Union Canal will be the first place where the Roach Restoration Project ...

Secret lake's huge roach

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Angling Times, 06 May 2015 09:52

An untapped day-ticket lake has been uncovered as one of UK’s top roach angling hotspots following the capture of dozens of specimen fish.Anglers have flocked to Springwater Fishery in Ayrshire in recent weeks after news came to light that huge roach to almost 3lb were being caught on a daily basis, sparking venue comparisons with Stranraer redfin superwater, Lochnaw Fishery. The ...

Alan Stagg lifts the Drennan Cup

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Angling Times, 01 May 2015 14:56

“I’ve dreamed of this moment since I first started targeting big fish and to think that my name will now sit alongside some of the greatest anglers of all time just blows my mind.”These are the emotional words of Alan Stagg, who has this week been crowned Drennan Cup Champion.The Basingstoke based fishing fanatic took the most coveted prize in ...

Historic roach haul taken from Lochnaw Castle Loch

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Angling Times, 08 May 2013 10:29

A FATHER and son duo has shared one of the biggest catches of specimen roach in angling history from the venue widely tipped to break the British record for the species. Allan and Neil Billington were rewarded for making the 350-mile round trip from their home near Lancaster to Lochnaw Castle Loch Fishery in south west Scotland where they braved ...

Hatrick of 3lb-plus roach in two memorable sessions for specialist angler

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Anonymous, 22 March 2012 15:51

A specimen angler had not one but two sessions of a lifetime, when he banked a 3lb-plus roach in each. In fact over the course of the two three day sessions Rob Thompson recorded redfins of 3lb 6oz, 3lb 4oz and 3lb 2oz, plus rudd of 2lb 12oz, 2lb 11oz and 2lb 8oz. The Shepshed, Leicestershire angler was targeting the ...

Commercial produces shock huge roach hauls

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Angling Times, 24 February 2012 11:23

A venue that is renowned for producing 100lb plus carp bags on a daily basis has shown a different side to it by throwing up huge nets of fin perfect roach. The Midlands complex has become a popular haunt with anglers from all over the nation in recent years but a handful have dared to try and exploit the silverfish ...

Venue holding roach to 3lb 8oz opened!

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Angling Times, 22 February 2012 10:31

A stillwater that experts claim could be home to potential record fish is set to open to coarse anglers for the first time in it’s history. The huge venue has only been fished by a handful of game fishermen in the past but while chasing the vast shoals of trout they have accidentally landed roach to 3lb 8oz and perch ...

New Preston's DVD to be launched

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Angling Times, 28 November 2011 10:05

The Absolute Match Fishing television Series, hosted by Tommy Pickering, is now available on DVD. Following its huge popularity since its broadcasting on Sky Sports, the double DVD disc set is available for £9.99 and includes 30 minutes of previously unseen footage. Tommy fishes all over the country, with guest appearances from anglers such as Des Shipp at Barston Lakes, ...

Roach bags over 50lb falling at club water

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Angling Times, 18 November 2011 10:13

A club water that is home to huge shoals of roach has hit top form with bags of up to 50lb being taken on a regular basis. The northern reservoir has been kept largely under wraps for a number of years but the secret is now out and more anglers are joining the controlling club to sample the delights. Regardless ...

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