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SIMON HARBOTTLE notched a 43 lb on his last trip to Erics Angling’s Willows Lake in West Yorkshire on his last trip and then followed up with this PB 43 lb 14 oz common.
The 46-year-old, from Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham, added five others.
Simon said: “ I dropped in lucky peg 13 and already knew my spots, fishing on lightly weeded areas between a deep gully and a shallow bar.
“All three rods were in position just before dark and all fishing Key Bait Solutions all season mix snowmen and a small castaway PVA mesh bag of crushed boilie and pellet. “Just as it was getting light I had a slow pick-up and after having the fish on for a minute or so I knew I was attached to a large fish.
DAVID PENDERGRASS decided on a different approach on a tough syndicate and the trick produced this PB 40 lb 3 oz common.
East Grinstead, West Sussex-based David, a Carp Couture Clothing member, ignored boilies and opted for sweetcorn.
INFANTRY soldier Andy Hubbard hasn’t fished much for two months due to a house move but made amends back at Oxfordshire’s Linch Hill with this PB 38 lb 8 oz mirror.
Swansea, South Wales-based Andy, 41, offered Sticky Baits Manilla boilies over a spodded with crumbed baits.
LEWIS BEARDER was after a good carp from his local Nottingham Canal and got his wish with this 22 lb linear mirror.
The 23-year-old chef used meat with with pop-up corn on a home-made blow-back rig.
MATTHEW FAULKNER only took half a kilo of Mainline Cell boilies to a local club water as he was expecting to just use single hookbaits but found some fish in margin snags so put it all in and had this 28 lb 11 oz mirror.
Bognor Regis, West Sussex-based Matthew used a simple knotless knot rig.