THE news of otter deterrents research in his local area (below) is welcome news to Stewart Moss, who has seen many big barbel in his favourite waters devoured by them. This 15 lb 8 oz new PB came during a trip over to an East Midlands river.

Stewart, who works at Drennan International in Oxford, used a secret bait made by Neill Stephen – joint perch record holder who also came within a whisker of the chub record too.

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