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About The Show

Will Chris rise to the ‘Ginger Beer Beat’ challenge as he tries to tempt some tricky trout from the world famous River Test?


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Episode 1

Carp 'n' Tench

Chris fishes the old estate lake in Oxford for wild tench and even wilder carp, before indulging in a spot of carping ... jungle style!

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Episode 2

Sockeye and Chum

Chris travels to the Chosen River in Alaska with guide Rhino in pursuit of the hard-fighting Atlantic sockeye salmon, which can't resist pink flies!

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Episode 3

Rother Nice Fishing

Chris Sandford meets coarse-fishing expert Keith Arthur to explore the delights of River Rother for pike, perch, chub, dace and even big brown trout!

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Episode 4

May Fly Trout

Chris visits two southern trout fisheries along with Pete Cockwill. Here, he enjoys a few fly-casting lessons from the experts.

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Episode 5

King Salmon

In early July, Chris travels to the Chosen River in south-west Alaska, famous for its heavy runs of big king salmon.

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Episode 6

Coarse North and South

From the shore of Loch Karen, Chris enjoys a spot of Scottish fly-fishing for pike before going in search of perch, roach and gudgeon in the Thames.

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Episode 7

Barbel and Some Gudgeon

On the River Kennet, Chris and top angler Nigel Botherway fish for barbel, an elusive species prized by many anglers.

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Episode 8

Vintage Trout - Syon Park

Chris is on the hunt for trout at Syon Park before joining the local vintage fishing tackle auction, where he finds a reel valued at over £7,000!

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Episode 9

Alaskan Leopard Trout

Chris meets Peter Cockwill in Alaska, to search for whiter fish, grayling and rainbows. Plus we find rare leopard trout, which enjoy chasing mice!

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Episode 10

Test Trout

Chris is on the River Test for the 'ginger beer beat' and learns how to tempt the excellent brown trout that thrive in the crystal-clear waters.