RYAN HAWES thought he’d smashed the long-standing brown goldfish record with this 5 lb 15 oz stunner from Bridge Inn at Lenwade in Norfolk – but it has been identified as a first generation hybrid.

Dereham-based student Ryan, 18, offered two 16mm boilies tipped with corn over a spot vacated by another angler who had piled in bait but not caught.

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