trent-barbel-wglossopTHE Tidal Trent produced this chunky 16 lb 5 oz barbel for Wayne Glossop just as he was about to go home.

The sales assistant from Climax Tackle fished a home-made Nutrabaits boilie in conjunction with Fox Edges terminal tackle.

Wayne, from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, said: ‘The river was bank high and a very cold night I was about to pack up when I had an unusual steady run to which I hit.

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