Fishing holiday boss vanishes

5 Apr

CONCERN is growing about the welfare of a fishing holiday company boss who has gone missing in Spain.

Fishing holiday boss Martin Walker
Fishing holiday boss Martin Walker

Martin Walker owns Catfish Capers which expertly organises fishing holiday sessions on the River Ebro. He has not been seen …Continue reading »

Close Season fishing survey ends after 13,600 anglers respond

1 Apr

A TOTAL of 13,600 anglers responded to the Close Season survey that could decide the fate of the future of river fishing.

The Close Season fishing debate rumbles on after 13,600 anglers responded to a survey... that's just a fraction of people who were made aware of its existence.
The Close Season fishing debate rumbles on after 13,600 anglers responded to a survey… but that’s just a fraction of people who were made aware of its existence.

The Close Season fishing survey by the Environment Agency had the potential to be the biggest ever poll of anglers’ views …Continue reading »

British barbel record rocked with biggest ever from the Thames

1 Apr

BAIT company boss John Llewellyn ended the river season in record style with this giant 20 lb 12 oz barbel – the heaviest ever from the Thames.

John Llewellyn came rocked the British barbel record with this 20 lb 12 oz heavyweight from the River Thames, caught soon before the 2018/19 river season ended.
John Llewellyn came rocked the British barbel record with this 20 lb 12 oz heavyweight from the River Thames, caught soon before the 2018/19 river season ended.

The Big Carp owner initially thought he’d smashed the 21 lb 1 oz British barbel record when he weighed the …Continue reading »

Giant river roach defies otters to delight angler

29 Mar

MIKE MORTIMORE thinks this 2 lb 14 oz roach might have gone over 3 lb but it had recently been attacked by an otter… and luckily escaped.

Mike displays his jumbo river roach that defied an otter attack.
Mike displays his jumbo river roach that defied an otter attack.

The 53-year-old, from Ringwood, tempted the jumbo river roach from his local Hampshire Avon. The famous southern angling venue has …Continue reading »