13 lb FrenchACROSS the English Channel, Dave Edgley bagged this surprise 13 lb tench from top carp water Laroussi in France.

He tempted it on a Quest Baits Rahja Spice boilie on a snowman rig – and thought it was a carp at first.

Last month we exclusively revealed a World record-beating 15 lb 4 oz tench had been caught at the same water to Jay Gardiner Jnr but it is not known if this is the same fish as it was photographed on different side.

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