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February 2002
Barbus Maximus lives up to its name


These photos show two outstanding barbel caught by Edward Barder on the river Kennet in Berkshire.

Edward Barder with barbel photo 1
(Photo by Colin Whitehouse)

The first photo is of a 16 lbs 10 oz specimen: the Kennet record when caught in 2004.
Edward Barder with barbel photo 2The second is of a fish that weighed in at 15 lbs 4 oz.
(Photo by Terry Crook)

Tackle used to land these monsters included a Chris Yates Barbus Maximus rod and a Bernard Venables landing net, both made by the Edward Barder Rod Company.


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