Jon Stickings enjoyed a brilliant season on his local Warwickshire Avon and notched his 46th double with this fish.

It was Jon’s third 15-pounder of the season and at 15 lb 9 oz the barbel was just 1 oz off his PB.

The Wasperton-based postman used a home-made boilie on a coated hooklink and next evening notched another double-figure specimen at 10 lb 8 oz.

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