RICKY BISHOP recorded one of the best river fishing hauls ever when he landed a 38 lb 9 oz common carp, 14 lb 2 oz barbel, 6 lb 9 oz chub and 13 lb bream.

The amazing catch fell in a 48-hour session on the middle River Trent not far from Nottingham.

Stota Bait Developments consultant Ricky, 24, from Hucknall, waded through nettles to get to an unfished part of the Trent with Stota bait boss ‘Joey Mackerel’.

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