MANY anglers are now tipping for the chub record to be broken this year – and maybe more than once.

The latest capture of a 9 lb 1 oz mega chevin – just 4 oz below the record, with fully seven weeks of the river season left – adds ammunition to these thoughts. And the Mail is aware of several known fish that could raise the bar.

Simon Cooper made the monumental capture (right). For the full story, grab this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine. And get the magazine every week for top tips, big news, best products, and venues that are in form.

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