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Monster barbel from Wales

REWARDS possible in the River Taff were seen here in the Mail recently, but Oliver Hughes is tight-lipped on the location he’s tempting heavyweights to 15 lb 9 oz.

Using heavy leads, the Cardiff-based angler has added other scaling 13 lb 6 oz, 13 lb 2 oz and 9 lb 13 oz in the last few weeks, and is a weekly winner in our Pallatrax Specimen Cup.

Olly, 24, said: ‘I baited up with numerous-sized pellets and SonuBaits Hemp and Hali Crush with garlic powder and chopped up worms to a mush.’

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