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18lb 13oz zander from the Severn

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Angling Times,
22 July 2016 06:00

The River Severn has produced a 18lb 13oz zander, Angling Times can exclusively reveal.Current British record-holder for the species, James Benfield, legered a bleak deadbait just a few feet from the bank on the famous waterway to lure the fish.The capture comes just nine years after the 28-year-old from Malvern, Worcs, made history by banking the 21lb 5oz British best ...

Match info leads to huge rudd

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Angling Times, 26 May 2016 06:00

Jamie Martin had the Angling Times match results to thank for helping him locate this dream 4lb 1oz rudd.This is the biggest reported this season and fell to the specialist after he scoured our match pages for venues that have recently been producing big fish. The Ely angler had spent years trying to smash his 2lb 10oz pb and finally ...

Power performer is simply unstoppable!

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Angling Times, 23 May 2016 06:00

Nobody can compete with the success that Andy Power has tasted recently, with big wins recorded in a host of high profile tournaments.Qualification for the Fish O’Mania Semi Final from Woodland View was the start of the epic run, with a top five finish in the brand new Guru festival at White Acres the next step in his incredible journey.Victory ...

Scottish roach worth the trip

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Angling Times, 21 May 2016 06:00

A round trip of 900 miles ended with Daniel Woolcott slipping the net under a pair of roach topped by this pristine 2lb 11oz fish.The specimen hunter from Kent travelled up to Lochnaw Castle Loch Fishery in Scotland and braved tough conditions over five days to back his personal best-equalling fish with another roach of 2lb 9oz.Both fish were taken on ...

Whincup chalks up his second White Acres win

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Angling Times, 20 May 2016 06:00

Guru Festival (Mon-Fri)White Acres Holiday Park (180 pegs) White Acres festival wins are a little bit like buses for Jon Whincup. After years of trying to nail one, the Peterborough man finally made the breakthrough in last year’s Maver event and he followed that up double-quick by taking the first-ever Guru-backed five-dayer by virtue of a better dropped points score.Totalling ...

Better than the average ‘livebait’...

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Angling Times, 20 May 2016 06:00

Predator fishing legend Gord Burton got a big shock when he netted this 2lb 1oz roach from a northern canal – while fishing for livebaits to go piking!Using a floatfished double red maggot hookbait, he found a few small silvers before the action stepped up a notch.“When it came to the surface I couldn’t believe such a stunning big roach ...

Big canal zander from the murk

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Angling Times, 19 May 2016 06:00

A heavily coloured canal didn’t deter lure fishing ace Chris Lowe, who banked this hefty zander.The Savage Gear-backed rod turned up at a Midlands cut to find visibility at a minimum, but still tied on a ‘noisy’ Da Bush spinnerbait and bagged the fish, which he estimated to weigh close to double figures.“By pitching it close to boats I convinced ...

Fish O’ final is all set to be best ever

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Angling Times, 18 May 2016 12:19

This year’s PartyPoker Fish O’Mania XXIII final will be the best ever, with a host of exciting new plans for the big day.The 16-man final will remain unchanged, with half-hourly weigh-ins in front of the live Sky Sports cameras, but fished alongside it will be a six-peg International Masters.This will see match fishing greats from England, Holland, Italy, Scandinavia, Germany ...

Best bream of year goes 17lb 2oz

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Angling Times, 18 May 2016 12:15

Prebaiting paid off for Craig Woolhouse when he made an huge haul of bream topped by the best specimen of 2016 so far. At 17lb 2oz, not only is it a lake record, but it also smashes the 35-year-old’s personal best. He visited his targeted venue in his home county of Leicestershire the day before he began fishing and prebaited ...

Shock turns to joy with a £1,000 winner

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Angling Times, 17 May 2016 15:49

Proof that you should always go to your draw no matter how bad it may seem was served by Chris Senter in the Bank Holiday Maver Classic Final as the Worcester man turned an on paper shocker of a peg into a winner to win £1,000 first prize.Fished by 72 qualifiers across two days at the Maver Larford Lakes complex, ...


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