HOW about this for a river pike – at 28 lb 3 oz it ranks as one of the very best from running water during the past year.

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Cromer, Norfolk angler Mark Jones tempted the super pike from the River Wensum in his home county.

He was using paternostered mackerel tail with size 6 barbless treble hooks to a 30 lb wire trace and 15 lb main line.

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