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Oxford Summer League – Round Three

The third round of the Oxford Summer League saw seven teams of six on the River Thames at Dorchester and Benson. Big fish were at a premium but there were small fish to be caught in most sections and it … Continue reading

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A Successful Rudd Campaign

Adam Randall has kindly sent in some photos of some excellent rudd he has being catching in the east of England. “I have been targeting some Fen rudd over the last couple of weeks with fish of 2.10, 2.8, 2.8, … Continue reading

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European Championship – The Result

A great European Championship weekend for the United Kingdom! Wales take team gold, England silver and Scotland agonisingly close to a bronze medal in fourth place. With 26 nations involved, Wales put two great daily performances together on a difficult Lage Vaart Canal … Continue reading

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European Championship – Day One

Drennan Team England have put on a great fish-catching display and are currently in 2nd place after the first day of the European Championship. This year’s event is on the Lage Vaart Canal in Holland, the same place that held the World … Continue reading

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Team England Are All Set For Almere

The Drennan Team England squad have had a mixed week during the official practice sessions with sport being extremely difficult for all 26 nations on the Lage Vaart Canal.  As expected, perch are the main target species but there are a … Continue reading

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A European Championship Weekend

Today is the last official practice session for Drennan Team England and the other 25 nations involved in the European Championship. The venue this year is the Lage Vaart Canal in Almere, Holland, which has been used several times in international … Continue reading

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Well Done Jack

A belated well done to Jack Damant who fished really well to win the 2016 Fish’O’Mania Junior event at Cudmore Fishery.  Sixteen-year-old Jack from Ipswich won with 17.2kg, which included a healthy variety of species including carp, F1s, ide, barbel and skimmers. … Continue reading

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Huge Rudd On First Trip

All-round angler, Matthew Fernandez from Southampton managed to slip the net under two personal best rudd during his first trip to a new venue. “With nothing to really go by on the signs of fish, I dropped in a swim … Continue reading

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Supplex Fluorocarbon For Chub

The near-invisible properties of 0.13mm (2.6lb) Supplex Fluorocarbon helped Brian Gay fool this wily old chub from a local river. The angling journalist and film maker caught the fish in 18 inches of gin-clear water, using single maggot on a size 19 … Continue reading

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Townsend Tames The Thames

Steve Townsend won Round 2 of the Oxford Summer League with a quality 42lb 9oz catch of bream and roach. The event saw seven teams of six on the Medley and Folly sections of the River Thames. It was a … Continue reading

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