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Sweet breams – Jamie Benjamin with a 5lb bream caught by his dad, Dave, at Rochford Reservoir

Carp and silver fish biting after weather upturn at Rochford Reservoir

Whopper – Alan Slade with one of his two 17lb mirror

Big mirror catch ensures Doggetts fishing trip is worthwhile

Clean-up act – snags are dredged up from the seabed near the pier

Southend Pier clear-up begins in bid to improve struggling sport

SEA ANGLING REPORT: Double delight for Lewis Clark at Gravesend Open

SEA ANGLING REPORT: Double delight for Lewis Clark at Gravesend Open

Great catch  – James Saunders and his 26lb mirror

Angling report: Squid bites off Southend pier

Dave Benjamin with one of the eight bream he caught

Bream and carp biting at Rochford reservoir

Whopper – Lewis Clark with his pike caught at Doggetts over the weekend

Pike are biting with plenty of perch for fishermen

Nice catch – James Saunders

Successful week fishing for friends with carp and tench biting

Success – for Alan Slade who is pictured showing off his mirror carp

Windy Doggetts is lure for carp fans

Success - Craig Sexton with his 21lb mirror

Craig Sexton's fine haul is Doggetts highlight

Mick Toomer gives guitar legend Peter Green a hand with his personal best 17lb smoothhound

Rock guitar legend scoops huge hound

Anthony Gull - cracking carp

Plenty of rays, but don't expect a bite

The Greensward Academy pupils with teacher Mike Salisbury and James Lewis from the Angling Trust

Greensward Academy's pupils win angling championships

Sea anglers are catching anchovies off the Essex coast

Proof our seas are getting warmer! Anchovies are landed from Essex waters

Heavyweight catch - Paul Westbrook with his 40lb Wells catfish

Work pays off with great Cook catches

Decent catch -  for teenager Alfie Jorda

Alfie Jordan’s 13lb smooth-hound rocks Fire Fly

All smiles — Ed McIntosh and one of his carp

Carp fans enjoy super sport at Doggetts

Southend pier

Junior anglers have the chance to learn all there is to know about sea fishing

Fine mirror – caught by Carla Holborough.

Fishermen (& women) benefit from conditions

Cracking carp — Gary Borja with his 29lb 8oz Warren carp

Great carp haul for Gary Borja


Anglers left high and dry by floods

Prize catch — Tim Joyce with his personal best brown trout of 6lb 11oz

Tim Joyce honoured by England fly-fishing team selection

Close call — Andrew Bridge with his new personal best pike which was caught five feet from the bank

Dead bait tempts big pike at Stanford's Warren fishery

Rain gets blame at float fishing event

Rich pickings in the fjords for Essex men

Lewis Clark rises above peers at Thorpe Bay Angling Association Southend Pier Open

Night delight — Dominic Prior with a 16lb Doggetts mirror

Doggetts trench treats at dusk

Jamie Campion's new PB at Rochford water

The heat is on but Gull plays it cool

Thomas stays steady to win at Gloucester Park

Barking up right tree with hounds

Tarpon tops Toomer’s Florida fishing feast


Ron wins his battle with mega 5llb catfish

Ellie helps dad land battling mirror carp

Night time is the right time for Tom who lands a PB


Micky’s magic mirror

Jamie and Lee clean up

Float fishermen make most of fine weather

Sun kickstarts Doggetts sport

Weather spices up sport at Doggetts

Tony revels in Thorpe victory

Snapped rod robs Poxon of big prize

Pier test is a hit with youngsters

Harriet bags first fish at Meadows

Bumper hauls at Doggetts

It’s top tope for Toomer!

Meadows’ best yet

Cameron, 9, lands a personal best tench at Doggetts

Catch 22 for Berg after park session

Brill-iant result for Toomer

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