TEENAGER Jamie Newton braved the elements and a huge walk and was rewarded with this stonking 16 lb 1 oz barbel.
The 16-year-old Stotabaits field tester tackled a stretch of the River Trent in Nottingham close to his Clifton home to set a new personal best.
Jamie said: “The weather was shocking with severe winds, rain and cold. I only intended to a morning session but after a 40-minute walk away from the crowds I was rewarded with this enormous barbel.
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