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Linch Hill 43lb carp on freezing night

Christchurch at Linch Hill has produced a spate of stunners, this 43lb 4oz mirror being the latest.Mal Battenbough made the trip to the Oxfordshire venue from his home in Swansea and was rewarded with Baby Poolie’s after moving swims.The 45-year-old soldier had endured two blank nights before dropping in behind in-form Adam Smith, who recently had an 18-fish hit from ...

  • News
  • Fish Catches
  • 17 March 2016

Tie a pole float baggin' waggler

The baggin’ waggler is one of the best ways to enjoy consistent sport. The large, cigar-shaped floats with a small Method feeder attached to their base enable the angler to fish a hookbait in a column of feed. If you use one of these beasts in the winter, though, you risk killing the swim. But by scaling down and using a ...

  • Rigs
  • Carp rigs
  • 29 January 2016

Steve Ringer's Skills School - Carp on the bomb

Angling Times joins World Champion Steve Ringer as he shows us how to bag up on the bomb and pellet. In this exclusive video, Steve takes us to the famous Barston Lakes where he reveals his tricks and tips for catching carp and F1s including his deadly rig, bait advice, and the edges he uses to win matches in the ...

  • Fishing Videos
  • Coarse
  • 30 November 2015

Two 20s and a 40lb carp – all on floaters

Floaterfishing sessions don’t get much better than the one Rich Seeds experienced at Farriers in Gloucestershire.The 31-year-old banked two twenties to 27lb and this 41lb 6oz common carp.The Hampshire fishery manager said: “It was a great day’s floater fishing, with this new surface personal best. This was the first bite of the session, which was unbelievable!”Rich spodded floaters and presented ...

  • News
  • General News
  • 15 September 2015

Snail intercepts carp as it follows spawning tench

A snail threaded directly on to the hook produced this 42lb common carp for Tony Gibson during a session on Bluebell’s Swan Lake. The 51-year-old Nash Tackle and Dynamite Baits-backed rod had banked a couple of tench and bream early in his stint at the Northants day-ticket water but bites soon tailed off as most of the had drifted out of the ...

  • News
  • Fish Catches
  • 07 August 2015

Three sessions, three 50lb carp

You know you’re on form when you bank three different 50 carp in three consecutive sessions. Incredibly, that’s exactly what Kris Ollington has managed at Berkshire’s Wellington Country Park in recent weeks. “It’s been a bit of a golden spell,” said the 33-year-old. “It’s a dream to catch a fish over 50lb, but to catch three in three sessions is just ...

  • News
  • Fish Catches
  • 12 July 2015

Second White Acres title for Paul Holland

Paul Holland has taken his second White Acres festival title in a matter of weeks after triumphing in the Dynamite Baits Festival last week – after a nine-year wait for a title at the Cornish venue.The Guru-backed matchman ended the week as the only angler to score a perfect four section wins.Reading-based Paul’s week didn’t start too well with only ...

  • News
  • Match News
  • 05 May 2015

Ton-up at Ridgeway Fisheries

With temperatures rising weights have started to soar on the Cotswold’s Ridgeway Fisheries with anglers filling 100lb-plus nets of carp and silvers.The four interlinking canal pools, known as Walters Lake are where all the action is taking place and with 73 pegs to choose from you won’t be without a swim if you’re a day-ticket angler. What’s more the lake ...

  • News
  • Fishery News
  • 05 May 2015

Carp and silverfish galore at Toft Farm Fisheries

Warwickshire's Fisheries is a perfect example of a simple yet effective modern commercial fishery. Its two identical, tear-drop shaped lakes are divided into carp and silverfish waters so you can guarantee you’ll catch exactly what you set out for this weekend. Whether it’s a club match where 100lb of carp is needed to win, or simply a winter session after ...

  • News
  • Fishery News
  • 05 May 2015

Strike silver at Portland Waters

We might be six weeks into the river shutdown, but anglers who want to catch chub can still get their fix from stillwaters up and down the country. Take Portland Waters in Nottinghamshire, for example. At first sight this complex near Newark appears to be your typical commercial fishery but recent catches here are more like those you would expect ...

  • News
  • Fishery News
  • 05 May 2015


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