Fish Gallery

CARP

 An Oxfordshire beauty nearly 30lb
 

29lb 2oz of stunning Oxfordhire carp. This fish usually comes out over 32lb
 
 
 
 32lb Linear from the Colne Valley. This fished is called the Cut Tail Linear and is an old original.


 25lb Common carop from Farlows Lake
 

Another picture of the Cut Tail Linear at 32lb
 

 A strange looking 21lb mirror
 

A 25lb 12oz mirror from Thorney Weir in West Drayton.
 

A cracking scaley mirror caught from a low stock lake 2012.20lb



22lb 6oz of stunning mirror carp
 

My first fish from the small pit. A wood carved 20lb fully scaled mirror. The greatest looking carp I have ever seen. One of only 28 fish in 5 acres!!! 
 

 24lb common carp from Twynersh fishing complex pit four.
 
 

 



 20lb two tone mirror from Hardwick lake Oxfordshire Linear Fisheries
 

 Another small pit mirror caught in 2013. The only fish to show for five days of consecutive fishing.
 

My greatest carping achievement. Top Pond Common from the notoriously hard Keston Ponds at 20lb on the money. This fish is over 50 years old and is rarely landed.  
 

 A 25lb Hardwick Mirror
 
 
 
scraper 20lb common from another hard lake. This fish is one of 20 in 24 acres. The venue was Chertsey on a Cemex ticket. I fished the season there with Terry Hearn who later went on to catch the big mirror at 54lb!!!!
 
 
 
TENCH
 

A beautiful 8lb 2oz tench from the small pit






EELS


A 5lb+ Eel

 
PB Eel 

4lb 8oz Eel


4lb +


3lb 8oz

 
4lb + Eel from a 100 acre sand pit

BARBEL
 

My first double figure Barbel caught from the upper stretches of the Medway in 2013. At 10lb 8oz I was elated.
 
7lb 10oz
 
                                                                              8lb 8oz

 
8lb Barbel from the Medway
 
 
8lb 14oz
 
                     
PB 11lb 7oz
 

                                                      Another shot of my 11lb Barbel

CHUB


5lb 10oz Chub caught from the Medway using traditional methods that included using my faithful centerpin reel.

A 4lb+ Chub from a tiny river
 
 
5lb Medway Chub


A 5lb+ River Eden Chub 

5lb Chub from the Eden


 




5lb 11oz of Thames chub. 30.01.2016


An upper Medway chub

PIKE
 

My PB pike at 14lb
 
PERCH


3lb 1oz River Perch

 
 

11lb of wild common caught surface fishing on a lake in Cornwall


Another smaller but perfect wild looking common



 
A small but scaly mirror from the small pit


A dumpy small pit mirror at 20lb


Not big but a cracking looking jack pike caught on my local lake on a plug 
 
BREAM
 
 
 12lb 9oz Bream from a southern gravel pit. 
 A nice double figure bream 
 
9lb Bream from a small water



An immaculate 22lb common
 
CATFISH


This cat put up a great fight and at 49lb 4oz (UK) I couldn't complain
 


2lb 6oz 8dr of Specimen Rudd
 
PB 2lb 11oz Roach
2lb 6oz Roach
 
 
2lb 2oz

 
2lb on the money
 

                                                                      2lb 10oz Norfolk roach


 1lb 12oz
 
 
2lb 9oz

 
Joint PB 2lb 11oz
 
 
A different 2lb 6oz Rudd
 
A scale perfect roach weighing exactly 2lb from a 36 acre Oxfordshire gravel pit


PB 3lb 8oz Rudd


3lb 8oz Rudd PB. Proper old warrior