Angling artist Karen Sarkar started the rout with a PB zander of 11 lb 7 oz while husband and Pikelines editor Dilip chipped in with a double-figure pike.
The three days later they returned to muster an amazing 12 double-figure pike topped by a 27 lb 2 oz river beast to Dilip.
Then two days later, their 19-year-old son James returned home from his fisheries course at Rodbaston College and nipped down specifically for zander. He caught an 18 lb 1 oz zed, that puts him into the species’ Top 50 list, using a legered roach head.
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