LURE ace Ant Glascoe Jnr has been hauling big perch recently from a secret stillwater – and his latest haul was topped by this stunning 3 lb 2 oz specimen.

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Ant Glascoe Jnr shows one of the impressive big perch from his haul.

Manchester-based Ant was fishing with two pals at the hush-hush venue and they shared five three-pounders and over 20 perch over 2 lb.

Ant explained: “We were alternating between drop shot, and vertical jigging. I can’t say anything about the water as there are too many cling-ons who will jump on the bandwagon.

“But we were drifting the contours on this large water in 17 ft of water, vertical jigging the Savage Gear 13.5 cm LB 3D Bleak Real Tails,” he added.

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