and beat his quarry with a pellet feeder set-up constructed from 12lb mainline and. Trent produces stunning barbel catch! Mark holds the claimed 17lb 9oz barbel which has subsequently been dismissed as a river record The claimed 17lb 9oz barbel that would have set a new record on the River Severn has been thrown out due to a lack of evidence. Mark Doherty thought he had made history in November when he banked the giant from a stretch. Dean aston and his pals havent heard of a bigger chub than this 7 lb 7 oz specimen from an undisclosed stretch of the mighty River Severn. And Millwalll fan Brian Shand had a dream session at lower Sunbury when he broke his. Please enter your Email and Name to join. Thames water has been making amends for their devastating pollution of the River Thames and tributaries with major fish restockings.
Severn regular Kevin credits his missus for helping him realise a 14-year ambition to beat the previous river record, 16 lb 5 oz by Andrew Allard in 2009. Been thinking about this for a while and wondered what some of you more experienced anglers opinions are. While most other rivers up and down the. Mark holds the claimed 17lb 9oz barbel which has subsequently been dismissed as a river record, the claimed 17lb 9oz barbel that would have set a new record on the River, severn has been thrown out due to a lack of evidence. One of the UKs longest-standing barbel records has finally been broken by a giant 16lb 5oz specimen.
Severn frequently, and also witnessed Maddocks fish first-hand. Jonathan Spaulding with his superb 17lb Trent barbel The River Trent has produced one of the seasons most impressive barbel this fantastic specimen at exactly 17lb. Image: Summary: River Severn Barbel Record Beaten With Fish Of 17lb 9oz to river specialist Mark Doherty. The river record was held for many years by Howard Maddocks with a fish of 16lb 3oz, but currently stands at 16lb 11oz. This, coupled with the fact that few anglers target the river, means its difficult to paint a true picture of exactly how big individual fish can grow. TWO coarse anglers took amazing surprise game fish with specimen salmon and sea trout from the River Severn and River Thames. Fish Species Freshwater Barbel, related Articles, record barbel controversy!