Allan Howarth 18lb Barbel

A switch from his usual match fishing paid off handsomely for Allan Howarth when he landed this immense 18lb barbel from the River Ribble.

“The fish obviously took a liking to my paste wrapped krill dumbell hookbait which was fished with 4mm mixed pellet in the feeder. It put up a great fight which and the fish was so heavy it ended up breaking my landing net 3 times!” Allan added