COLIN NAMAN smashed his personal best pike with a 25 lb 2 oz snapper which was just rewards for a 4.30 am start and an 180-mile round trip.
Cheshunt, Hertfordshire-based Colin traveled up to the North Level Main Drain, and offered a perch deadbait. He added five other pike in the productive session.
Colin said: “This is a favourite venue of mine but I don’t go that much due to the distance.”
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