Matthew Davies visited a stretch of the River Ock that he used to fish as a teenager and was soon steering this huge chub into the landing net.
“It’s the biggest chub I have ever known from the river. 4lb-plus was a good fish, 5lb very rare and a 6lb fish was unheard of!”
The fish was caught on a big lobworm, float fished under a small 2.4g Drennan Loafer, with 5lb line direct to a size 8 Kamasan B983 Wide Gape Specialist hook.
Terry Theobald talks about fishing for a variety of species and how important it is to him in this months Coarse Angling Today.
An unexpected personal best zander from the River Severn.
Grab a copy of Coarse Angling Today and check out what Terry has been fishing for over the last few months.
Available in shops now and also available for download on Apple and Android devices.
Big-fish angler Martin Bowler looks at tackling low, clear rivers for barbel in the latest issue of Angling Times.
Martin’s article is packed full of tips and tricks to help you maximise your chances of landing yourself a summertime barbel in low river conditions with the use of oily baits such as meat.
The 11th August issue of Angling Times is in the shops now and also available for download on Apple and Android devices.