PRIZES won by James Jones helped him record his third quality specimen of different species this year – a new PB pike at 22 lb 8 oz.

James created angling history in July when landed the biggest coarse fish ever landed in the UK with a colossal 144 lb catfish from Oak Lakes in Essex and he scooped the impressive Pallatrax Specimen Cup Monthly prize.

With that the 32-year-old chef, from Southminster, used a Pallatrax Stonze weight.

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