Catching the Impossible

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Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of fishing Britain's freshwater waters.

About the Show

Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of fishing Britain's freshwater waters.

Series 1 Summary

Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler present a new series celebrating the joys of angling in Britain.

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    Episode 1

    Actor Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler explore and extol the delights of angling in Britain's freshwater waters.

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    Episode 2

    Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler continue their journey through Britain's freshwater rivers and pools. This programme captures the magic of angling for all ages, genders and races.

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    Episode 3

    Bernard Cribbins and record-breaking angler Martin Bowler present a new series celebrating the joys of angling in Britain. As the summer arrives, so the tench, catfish and rudd emerge.

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    Episode 4

    Bernard Cribbins and angler Martin Bowler are joined by Britain's most famous angler John Wilson who shows them how to catch carp on a fly and pike.

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    Episode 5

    Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler continue their journey of discovery through Britain's rivers and pools, embarking on a journey down the famous Hampshire Avon from source to sea.

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    Episode 6

    Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler continue their journey of discovery through Britain's rivers and pools, finding that winter provides some of the best fishing of the year.

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    Episode 7

    As well as catching zander and eel, a trip to Scotland offers Bernard Cribbins and Martin Bowler encounters with elusive red squirrels and magnificent ospreys, nature's consummate fishers.

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    Episode 8

    Bernard Cribbins and angler Martin Bowler prove it is possible to catch tench, perch and pike so large, no tall anglers tales are required.