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MARTIAL arts instructor Tom Collingridge chopped down a fantastic three-fish perch haul topped with a whacking 4 lb 8 oz specimen.

The 40-year-old targeted a lake close to his Exeter, Devon, home to catch fish of 3 lb 8 oz and 3 lb 1 oz before the giant an hour before dusk.

Tom waggler fished lobworm on a size 4 hook over a bed of chopped worm, chopped prawns and four pints of red maggots.

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