DAGENHAM-BASED heating engineer Matt Miller came close to breaking the 50 lb barrier with this stunning 48 lb mirror from famous big carp venue The Essex Manor.



The 27-year-old had undertaken a grueling overnight session schedule between work and had the vital bite on his fourth night.

“The hard work paid off with a new PB” a delighted Matt told the Mail.

For his full story, grab this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine in the shops right now. And get the magazine every week for top tips, big news, best products, and venues that are in form.

Matt is a winner in the Fox Carp Cup – click here for competition details.

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