Run of big fish continues with 16lb Trent barbel

River Trent regular Mitch Godfrey continued his recent run of big fish from the waterway with the capture of this personal-best 16lb 6oz barbel.
The huge specimen was the result of a nine-day campaign spent on the river, which has seen the Nottingham angling guide bag 11 double-figure fish, including a specimen weighing 15lb 12oz.
His latest capture, which was part of a nine-fish haul, was tempted on a long-tailed leger rig using one of the new Bait-Tech Poloni boilies in conjunction with a pva bag of half boilies.
Mitch runs a guiding service on the Trent.
Anyone interested can contact him on:  or call 07886 599078.