“Why I will NOT claim record for World-best 22 lb 9 oz bream”
Angler’s Mail can reveal that captor Mark McKenna will not be claiming the record, and the reasons why are essential reading to anyone with any interest in big fish.
Bait-maker Mark McKenna, who runs boilie firm Baitcraft, shattered the British bream record in September 2009 by a massive 2 lb 15 oz. His 22 lb 9 oz giant is also believed to be the biggest common bream caught by anyone in the World.
It came from 160-acre Ferry Lagoon, in Cambridgeshire, where the previous – and officially still ‘reigning record’ of 19 lb 10 oz fell to James Rust in March 2005. Mark’s capture is believed to be the same fish.
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