A SWITCH to a modified carp approach reversed Paul Norris’s poor run of form for tench and saw him tempt this terrific 12 lb 14 oz tinca.

Paul targeted a local carp syndicate to bank the biggest tench of the year so far and it’s an awesome weight for so early in spring.

For more on this stunning tench plus the full catch picture and some good advice from Paul, read this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine.