Ian RussellStar Profile - Ian Russell

Ian Russell - Born London, UK - Age 46

Fishing Adventure Consultant

Top 3 Personal Bests

Carp - 46lb - Mirror
Sturgeon - 57lb - Diamond Back
Barbel - 15lb - Golden Comizo

Fishing Achievements

Daiwa Masters Winner 2000
France Vs England Winner 2005
Battle Carp Champion 2005 & 2006
Auctioned at fish with the stars
Writing, Video, DVD &Sky Sports appearances for the last 16 years
Tony Parsons Memorial & “fish with the chaps” Participant.

Fishing Accreditations

PAA Qualified Angling Coach


It is great to have a larger than life character like Ian on board. Ian brings a wealth of fishing knowledge & experience to our fishing adventures & need little introduction. A strong communicator & master water craftsmen coupled with cunning & guile he really is a carp fishing machine, his personality will also bring the best results from poor fishing conditions. With many Ebro fishing sessions in the bag & a battery of fish to 42lb, Ian's fishing achievements & recent PAA qualification ensures he is the most invaluable resource on your fishing adventure with us.


I have been fishing streams, rivers, ponds & lakes since the age of 5. My love of fishing continued throughout my teenage years & I started carp fishing at the tender age of 19. For nearly 30 years my fishing & bank time has been spent in the company of Derek Richie, Kev Knight, Dave Ball, Dougal Grey, Pete Springate,& Ronnie Buss to name a few & in that time you cant help but learn. In 1996 Heathrow Bait Service was born, this custom hook bait rolling cottage industry soon evolved to be a specialist specimen bait company with a host of products supplying bait to Europe's biggest names & as a result am now proud to be Chief Bait Consultant for Svendsen Sport. I have successfully fished a varied host of venues in all conditions, with my experience & all my ability I look forward in achieving your fishing adventure goals. 

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Catch a New World Record Carp in Spain
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