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19 June, 2018 | Match & Coarse | Anglers


Archie’s profile

Name: Arthur Braddock

Nickname:  Archie

Age: 80

Town: Long Eaton

Job: Theatrical agent retired

Favourite Venue: River Trent

PB’s: Barbel 16lb 2oz, Carp 29lb 4oz (River Trent), Pike 28lb, Tench 9lb 8oz, Bream 13lb 12oz, Crucian 3lb 5oz, Rudd 3lb 3oz, Roach 2lb 9oz, Perch 4lb 2oz, Eel 4lb 3oz, Chub 7lb 9oz, Catfish 33lb (on barbel tackle)

Favourite Bait: The best bait for the species being targeted on the day

Favourite Method: Heavy Stick Float

Top Tip: Big perch will feed in the heat of the day when nothing else will

Best Achievement: Chub 7lb 9oz from the Trent

Aims in Angling: To beat the UK perch and barbel records

Other Achievements: I’ve written several books or chapters in other books as well as numerous articles for angling magazines. I also do occasional talks for various clubs and organisations such as the Barbel Society, Perch Fishers Club and various others.

barbel fishing the river trent

Archie loves to target barbel – keep reading to discover how he fishes for them…

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