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MORRISONS store worker Stuart Anderson has landed the fourth biggest zander of all time – after a 19 lb 12 oz predator picked up his double boilie while barbel fishing!

Stuart was targeting double-figure beards on this local River Severn with his dad Jeff when the near-20 lb zed took a fancy to his 20 mm fishmeal offerings.

And it was like groundhog day for the duo as Jeff caught a 27 lb pike on the River Severn back in 1997 using a maggot feeder.

Dad Jeff said: ‘The ironic thing is we fish for pike throughout the winter and barbel fish the summer but have both caught big predators by accident now.’

For the full exclusive story and two different pictures of this amazing fish, pick up a copy of this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine.