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336 pints of maggots win UK Carp Cup!

THE power of the mighty maggot – all 336 pints of them – helped Ryan Need become this year’s UK Carp Cup winner.

The 31-year-old topped a 227 lb 11 oz victory with a whacking 37 lb 11 oz mirror carp in an enthralling finale at Oxlease Lake on the popular Linear Fisheries complex, Oxfordshire,

After 20 hard-fought heats and two ultra-competitive semi-finals climaxed with the Kingsbury, West Midlands-based angler bagging the £5,000 jackpot and gleaming trophy.

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