Thames barbel record rocked

18 Dec

ROSS SARGANT came within a few ounces of the River Thames barbel record with this 18 lb 10 oz giant.

The telecommunications worker matted the specimen from an undisclosed stretch of the ‘middle Thames’. It smashed his old PB of …Continue reading »

River Thames giant barbel

17 Nov

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 »

Biggest barbel of the season!

27 Oct

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 »