Tag: coarse fishing news

Scottish Grayling Record Broken

A seven-year-old angler has broken the Scottish grayling record after catching a huge specimen from the country’s river Clyde. At a weight of 3lb 10oz, the impressive fish smashes the previous best for the species, caught from the river Tweed, by over 8oz. The overjoyed captor, young Sam Thomson from Forth, south Lanarkshire, tempted his […]

River Severn Runs Into Form

The River Severn has run into its best form of the season with big fish showing and two 100lb catches reported to me using two entirely different approaches. Both came from Bewdley, float maker Steve Maher bagging 100lb of barbel to 7lb on straightforward stick float and maggot tactics while fishing a pacey 8ft deep […]

Kevin’s Big Severn Barbel

The River Severn has produced its biggest barbel in a very long time in the shape of a 15lb 12oz beauty to Hartpury angler Kevin Gittins. Kevin, who has targeted the big river’s barbel for over a decade up to four times a week, tempted the personal best with a Teme Severn boilie wrapped in […]