PREDATOR angling coach Rikki Cooper recorded the biggest ever lake sturgeon in the UK when he caught this 121 lb 9 oz monster while holding a 48-hour catfish masterclass.

Rikki was teaching a group of five at Oakwood Park – formerly called Witch Lakes – when a shoal of huge sturgeon invaded their swims.

Rikki, 35, from Royal Tunbridge Wells, explained: ‘It was also an opportunity to test some ET Products 3.5 lb test curve Pitmaster rods with 60 lb braid, and little did I know they would get the worst abuse ever.’

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