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Mighty 91lb cod is the biggest of the season

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Angling Times,
17 April 2014 16:54

The biggest cod of the season has been landed in the form of this record shaking 91lb specimen.The monster fish was caught by Danish angler Tommy Neumann from the Norwegian resort of Soroya and follows the recent capture of numerous 70lb-plus fish from the region, including an 83lber boated by European angler Peter Fors, reported in the Angling Times just ...

World cod record broken

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Angling Times, 17 May 2013 14:01

THE world cod record has been broken with the capture of the first ever 100lb-plus example of the species. Weighing a staggering 47kg (103.6lb), it was landed by German angler Michael Eisele who struggled to hold the immense fish aloft after boating it from the famous Soröya fishing camp in Norway. It is the pinnacle of a run of over-sized ...

Best cod sport for years say experts

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Angling Times, 28 January 2013 09:42

THE unprecedented run of big cod has continued this week with two fish over the 40lb-barrier caught from along the south coast. Experts have claimed the past 12-months have produced the best sport for the species in several decades, and Dominic Camilleri backed-up this bold statement when he landed a 40lb 12oz specimen from Shoreham, East Sussex. The West Sussex-based ...

37lb 8oz cod taken off the Hampshire coast

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Angling Times, 07 January 2013 14:39

THE unprecedented glut of big cod being caught from the UK coastline has continued this week with the capture of this 37lb 8oz giant. The fish, which is the biggest to be taken from angling boats out of Portsmouth for as long as the skippers there can remember, is one of five 30lb-plus fish taken in a a golden seven-day ...

Cod PB smashed in fine style!

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Angling Times, 09 December 2011 10:18

“When it first came up I thought I had caught a baby dolphin!” Those are the words of delighted sea angler Kevin Bailey-Green after he had landed this fat 22lb 8oz cod while fishing from his own boat at a mark in the eastern Solent. Kevin, who lives at Cowplain in Hampshire, tempted his new personal best with a squid ...

Big cod heads list of bumper catches

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Angling Times, 16 November 2011 14:51

Boat anglers are enjoying a bonanza due to the fact that the summer fish haven’t quit the coast because of the warm weather, and the winter species have moved in boosting everyone’s fishing prospects. Mark Davey from Milton Keynes proves the point with this 23lb cod, caught from the Weymouth-based Duchess II on a squid mackerel cocktail fished on a Pennell rig. ...

Huge cod, followed by a big bass!

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Angling Times, 17 October 2011 11:45

Here’s concrete proof that the big cod have returned to the south coast of Ireland. Arnaud Briere, a visitor from The Liberty Peche Club in France, is holding aloft a 24lb 6oz beauty caught on a soft lure while fishing from one of the Bellavista, self-drive boats at Cobh, County Cork. Just to top things off, Arnaud later added a stunning ...

Kayak anglers get amongst the cod

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Angling Times, 18 July 2011 15:37

A cracking cod weighing 8lb 7oz was the pick of a host of impressive fish caught last weekend at an increasingly-popular kayak fishing competition off the Yorkshire coast. Mathew Garbutt, from Skelton, walked away with the top prize of £300 for winning the 'heaviest fish' competition in the Yorkshire Open kayak fishing competition, which was attended by a record 51 ...

22lb prime winter cod landed off Sussex coast

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Sea Angler, 22 February 2011 16:48

Grey Viking II, out of Brighton and skippered by Ray Burn, raided a wreck a couple of hours off the Sussex coast and hit pay-dirt in grand style by taking 27 big cod to more than 30lb. One of the stars of the trip was this 22lb prime winter cod caught by Southend-on-Sea, Essex angler Clive Marshall. The chunky fish ...

Great cod sport being had off Dorset coast

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Sea Angler, 08 February 2011 10:25

Sport aboard the Poole, Dorset-based charter boat Silver Spray remains lively to say the least. Just two weeks after landing a cracking 13lb bass, the crew have been on the trail of giant cod, and with some success too, as this giant of 24lb, landed by customer Kelvin Hindmarch proves! Fishing over snaggy marks that can’t be trawled by commercial ...

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