PIKE fly expert Greg Strelley landed one of the biggest authenticated perch ever at 5 lb 15 oz 8 dr.

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Greg nearly slipped it back unweighed and unphotographed as he thought the record was around 7 lb!

Greg, who sells pike flies and associated tackle, enters the top 5 list with the beast (pictured above) caught while fishing private water St. Mary Pit in Derbyshire.

Greg, 54, from Spondon in the same county, told his full story in Angler’s Mail magazine.

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