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Ton-topping catfish

Anglers normally travel to Spain and Italy to catch 100lb catfish in winter but Josh Davey managed to bank this one from his local carp lake in Essex.The 26-year-old from Colchester was carp fishing on Chigboro Fisheries’ Maywater Lake when the giant, which scaled 102lb 8oz, took his single pineapple pop-up boilie hookbait. Josh managed to land the predator after battling ...

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  • 21 February 2016

Catfish sucker for a leech

The latest bait craze for predators once again produced the goods as Brett Debenham banked this 66lb 15oz catfish from Churchwood Fisheries.Visitors to the Essex complex have been setting personal bests left, right and centre thanks to using leeches as a hookbait.Venue regular Brett hadn’t long set the traps for the night when the big fish fell for the unusual ...

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  • 07 October 2015

Top catfish at 70lb 12oz for Anglers Paradise

Teenager Adam May smashed a long-standing record when he banked this 70lb 12oz catfish from the famous Anglers Paradise complex.The 14-year-old rod made the trip to the Devon complex and baited up at the bottom of a slope in a prolific peg on the Main Carp Lake.Just after dark had his left-hand screamed into action and after a 15-minute battle ...

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  • 30 September 2015

88lb catfish heads a 650lb Oakwood Park catch

The long drive to Norfolk’s Oakwood Park Predator Lakes proved more than worthwhile for Yorkshireman Lee Crowther after he banked no less than 650lb of catfish. The South Elmsall based angler visited the venue for an overnight session, banking numerous mirror and common carp and cats, including four predators weighing 88lb, 80lb, 70lb and 72lb. Lee caught all his fish ...

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  • 08 August 2015

Shock 94lb UK river catfish banked on 12lb line

A barbel fishing session has produced one of the biggest surprise specimens of another species ever from a UK river – a monster catfish weighing 94lb. It was caught by big-fish specialist Neil Bridges during a session on the River Severn in Worcestershire. Remarkably, the giant predator was landed using just 12lb mainline and a size 10 hook. The 45-year-old ...

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  • 27 July 2015

25-minute fight to land 115lb Oakwood catfish

Stuart Ball became the envy of many anglers who would love to do battle with a catfish over the 100lb mark when he visited Oakwood Park Lake in Norfolk.The 32-year-old was fishing with his friend, Tony Macaree, when the huge 115lb predator made off with his legered mackerel hookbait.It eventually started to tire after 25 minutes and was netted by ...

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  • 10 July 2015

Monster catfish caught on rod and line

This is an image of one of the biggest wels catfish ever to be caught on a rod and line.The proud captor is Sportex backed Italian Dino Ferrari who banked the gigantic specimen while fishing on the River Po in Northern Italy.It was taken on a lure while boat fishing and tipped the scales at a staggering 280lb, measuring 2.67m in ...

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  • 11 March 2015

64lb catfish from Todber Manor Fisheries

Catfish are one of the last species you’d expect to catch in the depths of winter but Ashley Warr defied the odds by landing a series of fish to 64lb from Todber Manor Fisheries.The venue regular targeted Paddock Lake at the Dorset complex and presented boilies wrapped in Sticky Krill paste.It was a ploy that instantly brought rewards during the ...

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  • 16 January 2015

Teenager sets new personal best with 200lb catfish

A trip to the River Ebro saw Sam Lee smash his personal best with this huge 208lb catfish.It was the 14-year-old Chester-based schoolboy’s third visit to the Spanish waterway and he targeted a stretch at Riba Roja under the expert guidance of Ebroxperience’s Lee Franchetti.He initially upped his old best of 133lb with a fish of 155lb and after several ...

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  • 09 January 2015

132lb catfish is biggest ever fish caught on the pole

This is a picture of the biggest ever fish caught on a pole.The 132lb wels catfish is believed to be one of the first triple figure fish to be landed on a pole after it was banked by an extreme French angler called Sebnash. Incredibly, just days earlier he had banked a 112lb specimen on his 13m pole.The 31-year-old adrenaline ...

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  • 27 October 2014


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