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Method feeder tactics bank roach to over 2lb

Fishing in an unconventional manner can sometimes work wonders as James Champkin found out when he banked a series of roach to 2lb 3oz from a southern stillwater.The Norfolk-based all-rounder ignored traditional float fishing tactics in favour of a Method feeder moulded with sweet fishmeal groundbait and baited with a 6mm pellet.Several big crucians to a personal best of 3lb ...

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  • 12 September 2014

Roach record rocked with 4lb 1oz specimen

A carp angler had a big surprise when he banked a roach just short of the British record that topped the scales at 4lb 1oz.The huge specimen falls just 3oz shy of the current best and was netted by Sean Jackson when he fished a session at Highbridge Lakes Norfolk.It’s a venue that’s known for its stock of large roach ...

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  • 08 September 2014

3lb 7oz roach for eight-year-old

Cody Orchard became the envy of specimen anglers across the country when he banked this 3lb 7oz roach from a free stretch of river.The eight-year-old was fishing with his father Brad on the banks of the River Frome in the centre of Wareham, Dorset, when the big roach honed in on his simple maggot feeder tactics which included three grubs ...

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  • 11 August 2014

2lb-plus roach from River Thames and Hampshire Avon

Barbel and chub have dominated the headlines since the start of season but this week has seen a string of huge roach caught from two of the nation’s waterways.River fishing fanatic, Kevin Palmer, banked five specimens over 2lb from the Hampshire Avon with the biggest topping the scales at an impressive 2lb 5oz.Specimen redfins are notoriously hard to catch, so ...

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  • 28 July 2014


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