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Prawns lure 5lb 4oz perch

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Angling Times,
30 March 2016 11:08

A fishy groundbait made from liquidised prawns accounted for this huge 5lb 4oz perch. The popular BK Fisheries in Cornwall is just 20 minutes up the road for the experienced all-rounder Steve Proud and being fully aware of the venue’s big-perch credentials, he based his attack around traditional float fishing tactics and his special groundbait mix. After choosing a peg ...

One the otters spared

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Angling Times, 27 February 2016 06:00

Kyle Woodgate’s decision to target a low-stock venue which had been hit by otters was vindicated when he slipped the net under this 28lb 2oz zip linear from the Cotswold Water Park.In strong winds and driving rain the local rod located a silt patch 60 yards from the bank which he baited with Pilgrim Baits K2 boilies. There he presented ...

Huge pike is tipped to be new British best

rating is 4.5

Angling Times, 24 January 2016 06:00

Take a look at this incredible picture of a 46lb 8oz pike that’s tipped to set a new British record.It was banked by Darren Clark when he fished the famous Wykeham Lakes near Scarborough, and it falls just 5oz short of the current British best.A legered herring injected with flavouring produced the take from the new personal best that became ...

Mighty sturgeon tops 11ft and weighs 700lb

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Angling Times, 16 November 2015 15:44

This enormous prehistoric-looking head belongs to one of the biggest sturgeon ever landed.The huge specimen, more than 11ft long and estimated at 700lb-plus, was caught on Canada’s mighty Fraser River near Chilliwack in British Columbia.It’s one of the largest fish ever to be recorded during a 15-year study of the species carried out by the Fraser River Sturgeon Conservation Society ...

Hard work pays off for 40lb Dinton carp

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Angling Times, 28 August 2015 06:00

Believed to be more than 40 years old, this sought-after mirror carp fell to Paul Eaton at Dinton Pastures.The fish, known as Apple Slice, weighed 40lb 2oz and came on an overnight session during which Paul completed multiple laps of the Berkshire venue before eventually getting his rods out at gone midnight.The 31-year-old said: “Apple is one of Dinton’s original ...

Anglers Paradise record carp!

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Angling Times, 04 August 2015 17:22

The Anglers Paradise complex in Devon has produced its first-ever 40lb common carp – a fish that has grown on from just 1lb. The 40lb 8oz fish came from the Kracking Carp Lake and fell to Kieran Evans from South Wales. The 20-year-old, fishing on peg 3, said: “I was shaking with excitement as I was fighting it, just hoping ...

Chuck it and chance it for a 54lb carp

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Angling Times, 27 July 2015 12:10

We’ve all lobbed our rigs out at short range while getting properly set up – but few will have ever landed a 54lb carp as a result. That is exactly what happened to Corey Moore as he connected with one of the largest day-ticket carp in the country just moments after moving swims at Swan Lake on the Bluebell complex ...

50p worth of bait for huge river brace of barbel and chub

rating is 4.5

Angling Times, 20 July 2015 11:47

A handful of luncheon meat worth just 50p helped Jack Neale smash his barbel and chub personal bests. The 24-year-old says that anglers obsessed with pellets and boilies are missing out – instead he slips the supermarket offering on the hook wherever he goes, and it was instrumental in the catch of a lifetime that featured fish weighing 13lb 9oz ...

14lb 8oz tench rocks the UK record

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Anonymous, 11 June 2015 11:46

A huge 14lb 8oz record-shaking tench and the greatest haul of specimen tench of all time have been caught in a week that will go down in angling history.Dai Gribble made the tench fishing world stand up and take notice when he took the catch of a lifetime by sliding his net under a 13lb 3oz fish – which incredibly ...

Personal best smashed with 50lb 4oz mirror

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Angling Times, 05 May 2015 10:50

Dave Payne doubled his personal best with his first fish from the notoriously tricky St Ives complex.Targeting Shallow Pit on the sprawling Cambridgeshire venue, Dave turned up for an overnight session and caught the lake’s biggest resident, Colin, at 50lb 4oz.Dave told Angling Times: “The lake was at its busiest and there was only one swim spare. I tried to ...


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