STEVE BAILEY smashed his Pb at day ticket Loggies Lake, in Kent, with this 42 lb 2 oz common. retired 55-year-old Steve offered a nash Citruz Pink wafter – similar to the baits used in this week's John bailey column (p.26-28) – with a small PvA bag of pellets at 70 yards from the road bank, adding a 20 lb mirror.
RICHIE LEAT spodded out a boilie, particle and maggot mix at Hampshire’s New Forest Water Park to take this 40 lb 9 oz common and a31 lb mirror carp. Amesbury, Wiltshire, carper Richie offered a Dynamite Monster Tiger Nut 15 mm popup soaked in Citrus Oil, along with 15 maggots threaded on bait floss.SCOTT CLARK landed a fish called The Emperor at her highest recorded weight, 45 lb 10 oz, from top Essex venue Fryerning Fisheries. The 32-year-old carper tempted the mirror using Mainline The Link boilies.
GARY KIMBELL has notched up five 40s, 17 30s and 52 20s from Buckinghamshire’s Dovecote Lake, the latest being this 43 lb 4 oz mirror carp. The 52-year-old Northampton carper legered Mainline Essential Cell boilies over chopped baits and particles.
JACK ROGERS caught his first-ever 40-pounder, this 45 lb 1 oz mirror carp, called The Posh Sutton, at Berkshire’s Kingsmead One. Hayes, West London-based Jack, 23, fished Sticky Baits The Krill boilies.