THE British carp record has stood for seven and half years but has been beaten with a monster 68 lb 1 oz fish.... full story and pictures, plus reaction is in the new Angler's Mail magazine.

The giant mirror weighed in at 68 lb 1 oz when caught by Dean Fletcher at Wasing Estate’s Cranwells Lake,  Berkshire.

It stars on the cover and inside Angler’s Mail magazine this week. If fully ratified it will overtake the 67 lb 8 oz catch by Oz Holness from Conningbrook, Kent, on the official British record fish list.

Click here to read about the reigning British carp record, to Oz Holness. And be sure to check the full story on the latest record-breaker inside Angler’s Mail magazine, now including the brilliant weekly Carp Crew section.