I started my new tactic of baiting up a swim in November knowing there were some big barbel resident. My method was to bait the swim regularly getting them feeding …
RIVER THAMES barbel are still a relatively unknown quantity on some stretches, and the waterway is rumoured to have produced a 21 lb 10 oz British record to a carp angler who is keeping it quiet.
River Thames fan Antony Dumper was not concerned about such Chinese whispers when he landed this giant barbel of 16 …Continue reading »
Paste Paste is without doubt one of, if not the best attractor that you can use for drawing in barbel to the baited area. It can be used in a …
COLIN DOUGLAS is having a brilliant year and capped it off with this PB 18 lb 1 oz barbel from Nottinghamshire’s River Trent.
The 41-year-old full-time single dad from Hawick, Scottish Borders explained: “I grew up near Cambridge so often travel down the …Continue reading »
HERE it is – the biggest barbel of the year so far. And the prospects look bright for some mega weight fish at the back-end of the river season.
Craig Lander has landed the biggest barbel of the year and showed why Nottinghamshire’s River Trent is now being rated …Continue reading »
THE work of the River Lea Project in trying to revive depleted fish stocks is due to be highlighted on prime-time BBC programme Countryfile.
Countryfile cameras are due at Kings Weir Fishery in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, showing the unique barbel rearing project in which fingerling …Continue reading »
A FIRST guided trip to the in-form River Trent in Nottinghamshire resulted in a stunning PB for an angler from the other end of the country.
Richard Easom of top bait firm 3 Foot Twitch took Aaron Choat and Paul Holder out for a night session …Continue reading »
PAUL MURFIN showed the benefits of a prebaiting campaign on Nottinghamshire’s River Trent with this specimen 17 lb barbel.
The 42-year-old forklift driver kept trickling in Trent Baits’s Freshwater Shrimp 16 mm boilies and then targeted barbel over four …Continue reading »
BIG barbel are thin on the ground in many parts of the country, but the north east has produced few in the class of this River Tees specimen in recent seasons…
Glynn Brown proved persistence pays off when he ended a run of around 25 blanks on the River Tees with …Continue reading »
SWITCHING rivers certainly paid off for barbel ace Garry Teer as a week after a 27 lb 4 oz brace he topped it with a pair of Thames barbel going a stonking 32 lb 13 oz.
The stunning Thames barbel pair came when Garry returned to the same stretch of the middle reaches to smash his …Continue reading »