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Barbel

Barbel are one of the most sought after freshwater fish in UK rivers. Here's a selection of our favourite shows targetting these majestic fish.
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Rae Borras joins the Barbel Society on their own stretch of Worcestershire's prolific River Teme for some coloured water barbel sport.  
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Steve Collett is on the River Severn near Hampton Loade fishing for barbel. The river here isn't wide and with some recent rain is now running fast so Steve goes through the tactics and set up you'll need to make the most of a session in these conditions. Using a little watercraft, Steve is able to identify where barbel will be sitting in the heavier water and target them accordingly. This is a great video to help you out when faced with similar conditions.
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Top big fish all rounder Darran Goulder reveals some great tricks for catching big barbel in coloured water.  
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John Bailey and Rob Olson join forces to enjoy some freelining for chub with bread, meat and natural baits on a rising river Wye...  
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Bob James targets chub and barbel on the picture postcard River Wye.  
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Bob James heads to his beloved River Wye for some sensational river sport.  
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The middle and lower reaches of the River Wye are reknowned amongst UK anglers for their excellent barbel fishing. Join Carl and Alex on the banks of this special river as they spend a weekend targeting barbel and chub. In near perfect conditions, the brothers use swim feeder tactics and enjoy a fanatastic session.  
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Olympian and keen angler, Dean Macey takes a trip to the wonderful River Wye, with barbel in mind.  
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Duncan Charman bags specimen barbel and chub from incredibly tight river swims - heart stopping stuff!  
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Gareth Purnell joins top river specialist Lee Swords fresh from a 350lb barbel catch on the Trent....  
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Lady angler Sam Perkins show just how good barbel fishing on the River Trent can be.  
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Des Taylor spends an idyllic day on the glorious River Severn, and demonstrates a few ways to maximise your chances of catching barbel.  
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