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AN East Sussex carp angler banked the heaviest eel reported this year. Keith Potter, from Hastings, tempted the 8 lb 10 oz specimen on boilie just off a bed of reeds at 110 yards at an unnamed lake.

A 3 lb test-curve Fox rod, 10 lb main line and a braided hook link to a size 8 Korda Wide Gape hook completed Keith’s set-up.

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