Aussie angler Ian Middleton already holds several line world class records for Papuan black snapper (Lutjanus goldiei), and after a recent trip to Papua New Guinea, he may have claimed another. While fishing with local guide Barly Kelai on August 17th, Middleton tamed a 9.98 kg (22 lb 0 oz) black snapper on only 2 kg […]
Holiday angler Keith Williams won’t forget his 65th birthday in a hurry – he caught this world record breaking 132lb Siamese carp on it! The Surrey angler was fishing at Gillham’s Fishing Resort in Krabi, Thailand and has told his wife that he had a ‘feeling in his bones’ he was about to catch something […]
Pic: Dean Macey with the biggest of the arapaima he caught while filming at Gilham’s ‘Fishing TV’ has just returned from an unforgettable filming shoot at Gilham’s Fishing Resort in Thailand with Dean Macey, where they captured epic footage of some of the venue’s many exotic species. Among many huge fish, the trip produced Mekong […]
Australian native and 2012 top female freshwater angler Benchawan Thiansungoen has landed a potential All-Tackle record chao phraya catfish (Pangasius sanitwongsei) while fishing Palm Tree Lagoon, Thailand. Benchawan’s fish ate a piece of chicken, and it took the experienced angler 30 minutes to subdue the 55.25 kg (121 lb 12 oz) fish. Once the fish was landed, […]
Florida based Veronica Lane Ostarly is claiming an IGFA world all-tackle length record Atlantic snook after catching this 107cm beauty while fishing the C-24 canal near her home town of Stuart using a bucktail jig. Veronica took only ten minutes to beat the fish and was in good hands, as she was fishing with her […]
Adventure Angler Steve Townson is returning to one of the scenes from his ‘Fishing Expedition – Amazonia’ TV series deep in the Amazon in February 2014 and you have the chance to join him. He has reserved the week 10th-17th to re-live his great adventure that made the show such a success all around the […]
France’s Little Rhone river has produced this impressive 100kg (220lb) catfish to Régis Fakoury. The Team Black Cat France member enticed the venue record giant with deadbait presented on a bouy rig and tamed it after a tense 45 minute battle.
In May the second unofficial World Championship in Catfish Angling will take place at the well-known River Ebro in Spain. Numerous Anglers from all over the world will visit the World Catfish Classics and compete against each other. Black Cat is one of the main sponsors of the event and will for the first time […]