Dinosaurs and Picnics – Giant Sturgeon Fishing in British Columbia

9-foot and 350-pound sturgeon

Just back from an enjoyable trip to the Fraser River – our venue for giant sturgeon fishing in British Columbia. It was a very enjoyable, productive trip.

Record-breaking fish – carp, cod and catfish that’ll make your eyes pop out!

Record Mekong Catfish

Around the world, record-breaking fish seem to appear with surprising regularity. That may be due to the huge number of species, and the different record types (shore-caught, boat-caught, world, country or state records, different line weights, etc). But there are certain record breakers, whose awesomeness stands the test of time! Giant Norwegian Cod for Bert […]

2017 Review of Avington Trout Fishery

If you fancy a bit of sight-fishing for large trout, you are unlikely to be disappointed with a day at Avington – clear water, pretty scenery and big fish.

My pike fly fishing obsession – the beginning

Fly-caught pike from Chew Valley Lake, Mike Green

“It’s a f……..g great crocodile!” he replied, and one look at his ashen face told me he believed it! “Whatever it is, I do NOT want it in this boat with me!”

WANTED: New nickname

Rod Barley with a 100lb Chao Phraya Catfish from jurassic mountain fishing lake in Thailand

After a week carp fishing in Thailand, with the goal of catching a giant arapaima, I believe I need a new nickname. “Golden B******s” no longer applies. I was thoroughly duffed up by every other angler, who landed some huge carp, catfish and arapaima.

Catching Fish: Why Are Anglers So Hard to Please?

Double-figure bream caught from Hollowell Reservoir, Northants

Catching no fish isn’t great, but catching fish one-after-another is not what want either! When it comes to fishermen, there’s no pleasing us!