Gudgeon record rocked

3 Apr

KEVIN DONNELLY came within a whisker making history with this mini marvel. He will have to wait several months, at least, for another crack at the record…

near record gudgeon
Not quite a new gudgeon record – but quite a handful!

Kevin rocked the long-standing gudgeon record when he hauled the gigantic 4 oz ‘gonk’ from his local River Salwarpe. It …Continue reading »

British record barbel of 21 lb 2 oz quietly enters history lists

23 Dec

THE specimen world was shocked when it read all about a new British record barbel that was accepted at the end of 2019.

Colin Smithson's 21 lb 2 oz British record barbel was accepted by the British Record Fish Committee at their final meeting of 2019.
Colin Smithson’s 21 lb 2 oz British record barbel was accepted by the British Record Fish Committee at their final meeting of 2019.

Colin Smithson caught his 21 lb 2 oz British record barbel from a Sussex river on November 7. He decided …Continue reading »