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THE pike angling world has been rocked with the reported capture of a 46 lb 1 oz pike.

The English record-breaking feat was achieved by 56-year-old Jeff Dandy who sadly didn’t realise the shear magnitude of the catch and DIDN’T take any photos.

Barrow-Upon-Furness, Cumbria-based Jeff was fishing from a boat with his angling partner Nigel Brookshaw at Esthwaite Water when the huge croc snapped up his float fished roach deadbait.

He’s pictured here (on the left) with another big pike he caught in the past at Esthwaite Water and this estimated 30 lb-plus specimen wasn’t even weighed!

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