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Trio Of Stour Chub For Gaz

Every year Gaz Fareham’s attention switches over to running water and with just one species in mind, chub. Winters these days are almost exclusively reserved for the rivers for me. I love the diversity that the seasonal change and shift to flowing … Continue reading

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Russian Roach On The Feeder

Even with heavy snow to contend with, Sergey Kuzmin has been catching plenty of quality roach from his local river in Moscow. The fish pictured were all tempted on white maggots or bloodworm on a size 16 Team England Super Carbon Maggot hook to … Continue reading

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Huge River Perch

Simon Brough dedicates a lot of time each season during the colder months targeting big perch on his local rivers and this year he has been rewarded for his efforts with a huge perch of 4lb 14oz. Simon has been using a 10ft Drennan … Continue reading

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Chew, The Lake Of Dreams

This year we were lucky enough to be able to join Martin Bowler and Steve Rowley on the banks of Chew Valley Lake on its opening day for pike fishing. Chew Valley Lake is well renowned for its scenic beauty and top … Continue reading

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Another Ouse Chub For Ryan

Drennan’s Ryan Hayden decided to make the most of the good conditions on the Great Ouse and made the trip over after work for a short three-hour session. Arriving at the venue just after 6 pm Ryan made his way down to … Continue reading

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Big Chub For Lewis

Lewis Richards took the opportunity to fish a section of his local river for chub one afternoon and was rewarded with a fish just short of his personal best. Arriving at the river early afternoon, he was pleased to see it was … Continue reading

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Impressive Predator Season Continues

Dutch angler, Hans Moolenaar continues to catch even more impressive pike, this time from a large Stillwater with depths of up to 70ft! Now that the cold weather has finally arrived, Hans has been targeting a series of much deeper waters. This particular lake … Continue reading

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Tony Wins With Tench

Mild weather meant the tench put in an appearance for Round 3 of the Stanjay Winter League on the Old River Nene at Benwick. Runaway leader on the day was Tony Hobbs, who managed seven good tench in his 23lb winning bag! The Drennan … Continue reading

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Maggot Feeder For Chub

River specialist Matthew Tann knows that when the temperature drops one of the most obliging species has to be chub.  In this week’s Anglers Mail, Matthew visits his local stretch of the Hampshire Avon to target chub with maggots using his own … Continue reading

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Simple Tactics For Winter Carp

Maurice Prijs recently visited one of his local commercial fisheries in Holland to demonstrate some simple and very effective cold-water tactics. Find out how a  modest bait menu and careful feeding can lead to a productive winter session.  Read the PDF article. (209Kb PDF file)  More Articles »

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