JIMMY HINES: Record Match Weight

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BACK in Au­gust 2000 Jimmy Hines etched his name into the match angling record books when he took Eng­land’s big­gest ever five-hour match weight.

The Lan­cashire an­gler landed a stag­ger­ing 225lb 12oz of bream from the River Nene at Pil­ton in Northamp­ton­shire dur­ing a 340-peg Em­bassy Pairs event. Jim fished the pole with worm and caster cock­tail baits, net­ting 48 fish to 7lb.

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