Monster eel falls at campsite pond

Carper switches focus to eels with incredible results

Monster eel falls at campsite pond

by Angling Times |

AFTER deciding to take a break from his usual carp fishing, Bill Phillips (72) drove his motorhome to a campsite in the South West where he’d heard rumours of some decent eels being caught.

On the second evening of a four-night trip, Bill set up three rods, one baited with a small dead roach, the others with a worm and prawn combo.

Fishing from 6pm until midnight, Bill landed eels weighing 3lb 8oz and 3lb 12oz before slipping his net under this 6lb 14oz beast just before he was about to pack up.

He fished the following day to land one more eel of 3lb 14oz, and is already making plans for a return visit, as he reckons there are bigger eels to come from the venue in question.

Bill Phillips – 6lb 14oz eel
Bill Phillips – 6lb 14oz eel
Just so you know, whilst we may receive a commission or other compensation from the links on this website, we never allow this to influence product selections - read why you should trust us