THIS 31 lb 9 oz pike is only Ryan Healey’s second ever of the species.

The 45-year-old from Cardiff, South Glamorgan, was targeting The Birch Syndicate, Peterstone Coarse Fishery in the same county when the cracking croc was caught.

Ryan said: ‘The fish is a new record for the syndicate water and what makes it more interesting is that I caught this three days after joining. It’s only my second ever pike!’

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