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One of the biggest carp in the country banked at 52lb 8oz

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Angling Times,
27 March 2015 10:02

Showing off one of the largest carp in the country in crisp sunshine, this image of Chris Hellyar is a picture of early spring.The fish, known as The Gurm, weighed 52lb 8oz and came from the Main Lake at Essex’s Fryerning Fisheries during a 24-hour session in last week’s bright conditions.Basildon rod Chris saw a single fish show close to ...

Huge perch from southern day ticket water

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Angling Times, 27 March 2015 09:54

Jon Patten smashed his perch personal best twice in two days after slipping his net under a 4lb fish, then a 5lb 1oz monster. The Fox-backed man tackled a Southern day ticket water with legered worm and or perch livebaits to enjoy a real red letter spell in the space of around 16 hours. Barnstaple, Devon, specialist Jon used 6lb ...

Huge chub from River Lea at end of season

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Angling Times, 27 March 2015 09:49

One of the UK’s finest big chub fisheries produced yet another huge fish in the shape of this 8lb 1oz specimen for species expert Mike Staines.Incredibly this is the Chub Study Group members second specimen over 8lb in an impressive list that includes 17 fish over 7lb barrier and showed up during a session on the River Lea in Herts.The ...

Ian rustles up four twenties from Farlows

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Angling Times, 26 March 2015 11:57

Top carper Ian Russell got among the fish at Farlows recently with a quartet of twenties.The Avid-backed angler headed for an area of the popular Buckinghamshire day-ticket water with good coldwater form and opted to go easy on the baiting.He said: “I set up on the Factory Bank and fished peg 48 to an area that I knew had a ...

Fewer fish but more anglers at Alders Farm Fishery

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Angling Times, 26 March 2015 11:54

The controversial removal of over three tonnes of fish from a record-breaking commercial fishery has been hailed a massive success after day ticket sales sore.Buckinghamshire’s Alders Farm Fishery has divided opinion among anglers and venue owners alike for many years after it became famous for producing colossal match and pleasure weights that often eclipsed the 500lb barrier.But in order to ...

Zigs land mirror carp to over 30lb from Oxlease

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Angling Times, 25 March 2015 09:34

Mates Gavin Rotchell and Dale Glover cashed in on the recent good sport at Oxlease Lake to land a string of fish to 30lb 9oz.It was Dale who landed the biggest of the 48-hour trip to the Oxfordshire day-ticket venue, while Gavin’s best went 27lb 1oz.“After getting into an area of the lake, with the mild temperatures set fair, we ...

Return of the Trent Champs?

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Angling Times, 25 March 2015 09:24

Hundreds of anglers could soon line the banks of one of the sport’s most iconic waterways as plans to resurrect the famous Trent Championship are unveiled.In its heyday up to 1,000 match anglers descended on the Midlands river to compete for the prestigious title, which was won by fishing legends such as Ivan Marks, John Allerton and Benny Ashurst. And ...

Win Matrix's new Match Master Luggage! RRP £154.97

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Angling Times, 24 March 2015 17:11

Thanks to Matrix we have a set of new Matrix Match Master luggage to giveaway to one lucky person. The winner will receive a rod holdall, rod sleeve and carryall. To enter all you have to do is click the link below and follow the instructions. For more great competitions make sure you 'LIKE' the Angling Times Facebook page here ...

Preston Innovations back new feeder event

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Angling Times, 24 March 2015 10:55

The 2016 Feeder Masters competition has received a massive shot in the arm this week.Tackle giant Preston Innovations is to sponsor this eagerly-awaited event, which will see feeder-only matches being contested on a range of natural and commercial waters, culminating in a big-money grand final.The Telford company has pledged its support for the event, devised by England Feeder team member ...

Huge carp hauls expected soon at Lands End Fishery

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Angling Times, 24 March 2015 10:34

Known for producing summer match nets in excess of 300lb, Lands End Fishery in Somerset has proved that it’s got what it takes to be the very best – and with temperatures now on the up, it won’t be long until match weights will once again reach dizzying heights. So what makes this fishery so good? Not only is each ...


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