Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Recollections of Len Arbery & Bob Buteux

After three years’ work, River Reads is publishing the latest in the Recollections’ series featuring two of the most significant barbel and chub anglers, Len Arbery and Bob Buteux. This special limited edition is the third in the series, the first being Fred J. Taylor MBE and Fred Buller MBE and the second, Professor Barrie Rickards and Des Taylor.

The book/recording will be launched and on sale at the Barbel Society show on the 4th May and Len and Bob are expected to be there to sign copies.

If anyone wants information on this forthcoming title and recording, contact Sandy at

All nett proceeds from the sale of this significant angling history will be donated to Angling Heritage (UK) founded in 2009 in memory of Fred J. Taylor MBE.

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Berkshire Regional Meeting 30th April 2014

Berkshire Regional meeting

Land’s End Pub, Twyford, Reading, RG10 OUE
Wednesday 30th April 2014, 7.30pm for 8.00pm start

Neil Wayte, fishing local rivers, accomplished all-rounder

Dr. Karen Twine , EA Fisheries Officer, Loddon Catchment, barbel science!

Pete Reading, BS Research and Conservation projects

BS book Barbel Tales on sale.
Free entry to BS members, others £3.
Forum and raffle to end the evening.
Free entry to those joining on the night.

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Barbel Fisher 37 – Special Edition

The next issue of Barbel Fisher will be with members very soon, it is a special edition in honour of our late President, Fred Crouch.

We will also have copies for sale at the Barbel Show.

As an offer to non members who attend the show this magazine will be free if you join the Barbel Society on the day. This offer will only apply at the show.

This magazine will become a collector’s item and there will be a great opportunity for those who enjoy collecting signatures to obtain them on the day.

So make sure you have the date in your diary and buy a ticket, this is Barbel Fishing’s event of the year!


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