MARCUS STEVENS tempted the second biggest sturgeon from Wales when he nabbed a 96 lb beast from Celtic Lake near Lampeter, West Wales – just in the nick of time.

The prolific day ticket venue produced a sturgeon, possibly the same fish, 4 oz heavier in the spring to Danny Hughes but Marcus thought he might miss out.

Lift engineer Marcus, 40, explained: ‘I’ve been after a sturgeon for about a year and a half here and never caught one but often one would come out while I was here.

‘And I know they are having to remove them soon so I thought I might have missed my chance.

‘I caught a 46-punder the first night and was delighted but then when I had the big one was something else.

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