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The Top 10 Catfish from the 2017 Season!!

It’s that time of the year again where we see which of our clients made it into the top 10 for the 2017 season on the lower Ebro. 10. Del Elliott 162lb 9. Phil Barlow 163lb 8. James Pryor 7. Richard Webb 171lb 6. Kes Vincent 173lb 5. Zsolt Papp 177lb 4. Khan Ashraf 178lb 3. Zsolt Papp 178lb 2. Danny Milner 178lb Number 1 for 2018!! Phil Barlow 188lb… Read More »The Top 10 Catfish from the 2017 Season!!

Huge 53lb Leer Fish close to record proportions!

Drifting with small carp down the margins of Isla de Gracia we received a very welcome surprise when Adrian Cook hit into this magnificent Leer Fish of 53lb. This is quite a specimen, given that the listed world record for this species is given as 61lb! The take was quite spectacular as the carp came up in the water very close to the boat and the huge flash of silver… Read More »Huge 53lb Leer Fish close to record proportions!

Fly Fishing for Catfish? Danish anglers prove it’s possible!

Fly fishing fanatics Marc and Henrik Skovby from Denmark embarked on an ambitious project with us over a week in early July – to prove it is possible to capture a Catfish on the Fly. We knew the task would be difficult at the start of the week, and the guys accepted that even a single capture of a Siluro on this method would represent success. The Flies which were… Read More »Fly Fishing for Catfish? Danish anglers prove it’s possible!

Al’s Panama blue water fishing trip, December 2013

In honour of my Dad Bryce’s 70th birthday we had planned a special ‘ once in a life time’ fishing adventure, and after extensive research into various locations we opted for Paradise Fishing Lodge in Panama. The journey was from Madrid to Panama City (around 10 hours on the plane), with an over night stay in Panama City. Unfortunately we were too jet lagged to take in the sights and… Read More »Al’s Panama blue water fishing trip, December 2013

200lb barrier finally smashed by massive Ebro Delta Catfish!!

The wait is finally over as the Ebro Delta produced it’s first fish in excess of 200lb with Lee Wilkinson being the delighted client to smash through the barrier with a 218lb whacker! The river has been in extreme flood condition, and with the regular slipways under water and cordoned off, we were forced into launching the boats at the estuary and heading upstream into the fishing grounds of the… Read More »200lb barrier finally smashed by massive Ebro Delta Catfish!!

No Cluckin’ Way! Big Ebro Catfish have a taste for chicken…

Bottom fishing with pieces of legered chicken carcass has been producing some excellent results down on the lower Ebro, with an ever growing number of 100+ Catfish being tempted on static bottom baits fished in amongst weedy areas. With rule changes regarding the use of live baits now being implemented, a switch in tactics to the static method has been working particularly well with some jumbo sized Catfish happy to… Read More »No Cluckin’ Way! Big Ebro Catfish have a taste for chicken…

Latest Availability Update for 2018 Season…. Dates selling quickly!!!!!

2018 has been a break through season on the lower Ebro with shed loads of jumbo lower Ebro catfish being caught by our clients, including the historic capture of the first Delta 200lber caught by Lee Wilkinson at 218lb! As a result of this the remainder of the season is shaping up to be a busy one, so make sure you book your trip early to avoid missing out! Here is… Read More »Latest Availability Update for 2018 Season…. Dates selling quickly!!!!!