Rob was presented with the gong at Kent’s Elphicks Fishery on the historic North Lake by ACE supremo Max Cottis.
Local Ashford-based Rob topped a brilliant season just after the new year when he tempted the Big Girl at 60 lb 6 oz on just his third overnighter at the heavily booked day ticket venue.
Now the talk is when, not if, the fish will go on to break the 67 lb 8 oz British record.
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