Thames Barbel Record Fallen With 19lb 1oz Fish

The River Thames barbel record has been smashed with a 19lb 8oz specimen. Barbel fishing fanatic Dave Broady made angling history and landed what he described as ‘the fish of his life’ when the only bite of a session on the famous waterway produced the fish that beats the current… Read more

Biggest Barbel Of The Season For Craig

This is the biggest barbel of the season topping the scales at 18lb 14oz. It sets a new personal best for Vortex Bait-backed Craig Lander and was caught from a middle section of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire. The 27-year-old from Kirkby-in-Ashfield began his four-hour evening session at 7:30 pm… Read more

Perna Lands 15lb 15oz River Thames Barbel

A rainstorm of monsoon proportions failed to deter Adam Perna when he slipped the net under this personal best 15lb 15oz barbel. The Blakes Baits sponsored, Oxfordshire angler fished a night session on a Southern waterway where he tempted his prize during a storm at 3 am using a Blakes 18mm… Read more