To the 'Purist', he's an unwelcome visitor, a second-rate fish.
It's important yes, but fishing is not just about catching fish.
Codling - and the decline of sea angling on the east coast.
At last, a decent angling calendar.
At last, the Ribble comes good.
As with all fishing, the most important aspect of success with barbel is location of the fish.
I just have to tell you that after 4 years of trying I have just caught my first zander.
In this, his debut article, specialist angler Gary Knowles introduces us to one of the loves of his life, the River Ribble.