MEGA trout venue Dever Springs, Hampshire, was hogging headlines back in the 1990s with huge “Frankenfish”. Its biggest rainbow trout reported was 36 lb 14 oz.

Dever may have stayed under the radar nationally, but Italian specimen hunter Marco Giudici had it in mind when he came to the UK, and he landed this 20 lb-plus rainbow.

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