SCOTT LLOYD tempted the first double-figure tench to be reported so far this year with this fine 10 lb 2 oz tinca while on a carp session at Stoneacres on the Linch Hill complex in Oxfordshire.


Manchester-based Scott fished a small baited area with 16mm Sticky Baits Manilla boilies and added two smaller samples.

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