My blog was a new toy a while back, but I stopped updating it
Unfortunately, manufacture of all Fred Crouch reels has ceased.
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Please note that I am NOT a dealer or in the trade, I just helped sell the Fred Crouch reels
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You can order the "paul4 Barbel Rod" from Peregrine Rods go directly to
Chris Brown manufactures extremely good quality angling products - landing nets, bank sticks etc
I have some of his gear and it's first rate.
the largest barbel fishing site
I considered this a worthwhile organisation to belong to, but am no longer an active member. Basically, whilst treasurer / membership sec / site admin it took up too much of my time, but it was in a healthy condition when I left in Apr 2015.
The Association of Barbel Fishers : Putting life and friendship into barbel fishing.
A natural evolution in specialist groups run democratically with elected officials and will continue to evolve as required.
Unfortunately the association has ceased to evolve and is now primarily akin to a two-fishery club.
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last updated 7/6/21