GOLDEN ORFE are the most colourful fish in a number of commercial stillwaters. But few anglers have caught one, let alone two, of this immense size!
Daniel Teuma smashed his PB golden orfe twice in a session with beauties of 7 lb 8 oz (pictured above) and 7 lb 10 oz (pictured below).
The Epsom-based 40-year-old used a crumb feeder with red maggot.
He was fishing at Surrey’s Newdigate Farm, a day ticket fishery with pedigree with the colourful species, along with tench, carp and other species.
Daniel said: “I have only caught a few smaller orfe before.
“My old best was one just over 6 lb last season.
“I have been trying to catch a PB for the past few days.
“Once these two graced the net, my day was done,” Daniel concluded.
Golden orfe are the ornamental version of ide, with the Latin name Leuciscus idus.
The British record stands at 8 lb 5 oz caught back in 2000 by Michael Wilkinson at Lymm Vale, Cheshire.
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