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  1. Andy Frances

    New Thames record...

    Hi all, A new Thames record has just been accepted. John Llewelyn caught the new record in February weighing 20lb 12oz! Congratulations John :) I'm going to update the records list now.... Cheers, Andy F
  2. C

    Call for Angler catch data - Teme/ Severn

    Hi all, I’m researching the barbel population in the River Teme and Severn for a PhD. I’m investigating how barbel populations in the Teme/ Severn have changed over the years. I’d be interested to know the dates of fishing, rough location, how many barbel were caught and how many...
  3. S

    New to the forum and my first "proper" barbel

    Hey all New to the forum so I thought Id just say hi! Been fishing for 25 years and have done everything from carping to fly fishing but in the last few weeks my attentions have turned to barbel. I have had a few small ones from still waters in the past but never a real river fish. Anyway...
  4. A

    Barbel Research: The UK Barbel Survey

    Hi All! My Name is Andy Pledger, A PhD student (and angler) based at Loughborough University. As part of my research, I am looking to create a series of high-resolution maps which outline the spatial distribution of Barbel within UK river systems. To supplement EA electric fishing and...
  5. A

    River Erewash

    Hi guys, can anyone help me with any info about the river erewash. I only live 5 minutes walk from the river at toton, but cant find any recent info. (2011 is the last I can find). Now I have just sent an email to the river erewash foundation about joining there working party. I...
  6. M

    Fox Duo-Lite Xtreme Barbel

    Fox Duo-Lite Xtreme Barbel - Sold Please Lock Hi All, I've got a pair of these rods that I have to say are excellent but sadly surplus to requirements. The action on them is like nothing I've ever fished with before and on rivers like the Severn and Ribble are amazing for keep the line...
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