DAR­REN WARD: Tench Record

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AL­THOUGH he wasn’t tar­get­ing the species at the time, carper Dar­ren Ward was over the moon to get his name in the record books af­ter land­ing a mas­sive tench of 15lb 3oz 6dr in the sum­mer of 2001.

The fish was caught from Sheep­walk Big Pit, near Shep­per­ton in Mid­dle­sex, and re­mains the Bri­tish record for the species.

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