Un­der­wa­ter cam­eras re­veal river’s true fish­ing po­ten­tial

Angling Times (UK) - - THIS WEEK -

A RIVER fish­ing fa­natic is us­ing state-of-the-art un­der­wa­ter cam­eras to un­lock the se­crets of one of the UK’s most pop­u­lar rivers and pro­mote fish­ing on run­ning water.

The River Thames is one of our largest and most mys­te­ri­ous run­ning-water venues, and Lon­doner Katch Bul­let’s ob­ses­sion with the venue has seen him use var­i­ous un­der­wa­ter film­ing tech­niques to not only lo­cate some of the its big­gest spec­i­mens, but also help an­glers catch more fish.

By us­ing both static and mo­bile cam­eras, he’s con­stantly up­load­ing in­ti­mate films and video di­aries of species such as carp, tench, bar­bel and perch on to his own web­site and so­cial me­dia sites to re­veal their lo­ca­tion, feed­ing habits and be­hav­iour.

And it’s these films and tire­less ex­plo­rations of the river that have seen him land huge carp to a best of 43lb, big bar­bel and tench.

How­ever, he told Angling Times that this is just the tip of the ice­berg.

“I’ve seen carp to al­most 50lb and dur­ing the time I’ve been set­ting cam­eras on the river bed and ex­plor­ing in my boat I’ve

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