ROACH – 2 lb 12 oz
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64.7% of British record
PAUL POTTER followed up a 7 lb 9 oz chub from the Longham free stretch of the Dorset Stour with this 7 lb specimen. Fishing from dusk till 11pm, local Paul added three others, tempting them all on a Hinders Elips Dumbell wrapped in matching paste, presented over a bed of pellets. Paul said: “I can’t believe I’ve been lucky enough to catch two 7 lb ‘chevins’ in a few weeks, and I reckon bigger ones are still to come. The winter looks prosperous!”
SPECIMEN ace Alan Rio fished scaled-down carp tactics to tempt this 2 lb 12 oz roach from an undisclosed stillwater. Woking, Surreybased Alan legered an 8 mm boilie over hemp and liquidised corn, using a helicopter rig, 6 lb main line and a 4 lb hook link.