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A PAIR of 7 lb 10 oz chub have been caught from the River Lea, in­clud­ing this cracker to Kings Weir fish­ery man­ager An­drew Tred­gett.The 34-year-old from Ep­ping, in Es­sex, was hope­ful of a big fish, af­ter watch­ing them for a few months and land­ing a 6 lb 13 oz spec­i­men on his pre­vi­ous ses­sion.An­drew said: “I thought of try­ing some­thing dif­fer­ent and un­con­ven­tional, so I liq­uidised some bread, but added boilies for ex­tra attraction.“I fed this into the spot lit­tle and of­ten for over an hour, then left it to rest. I got my rig ready, with my home-made bait screw and a 15 mm dumb­bell boilie glugged since the Close Sea­son, then I cast out on the baited spot and sat down, wait­ing for a bite.“The chub made them­selves known, by mak­ing a splash while feed­ing on any free­bies float­ing down.“It didn’t take long be­fore the rod tip bounced twice. I struck and felt the fish shak­ing it’s head

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