BOB JAMES: Big Roach for TV

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WHILE film­ing the TV show A Pas­sion For Angling in the early 1990s, Bob James net­ted a se­ries of stun­ning 2lb-plus roach for the cam­eras.

The as­ton­ish­ing catch, which in­cluded 10 redfins over the magic 2lb mark, took place on the Cas­tle Stretch of the River Avon in Hamp­shire.

Bob tempted his fish us­ing a small cage feeder filled with mashed bread and bread­flake on the hook.

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