Perch pb of 4lb 5oz falls to a lob­worm on the Lea

Angling Times (UK) - - THIS WEEK -

THE stun­ning front page im­age of this is­sue is of James Champ­kin proudly dis­play­ing a per­sonal-best 4lb 5oz perch.

A stretch of the River Lea in Herts de­liv­ered the pris­tine spec­i­men dur­ing a short morn­ing ses­sion on the in-form wa­ter­way.

The An­gling Trust em­ployee was quiv­er­tip­ping a lob­worm over a bed of bro­ken hook­baits and mag­gots dur­ing a visit that also pro­duced a perch weigh­ing 3lb 1oz and an­other stripey over the 2lb mark.

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