CHERYL COTTIS has banked what is believed to be the largest common carp ever landed by a woman, this 68 lb 8 oz whacker.

During a recent trip to Rainbow Lake, France, fishing Peg 18 along with husband Max, she was determined not to be out done having seen him land a series of carp to just over 60 lb!

Fishing on the right side of the swim down towards Peg 17, Cheryl started the week by landing a 51 lb 4 oz mirror carp in a very difficult situation managing to steer the carp out of some fallen trees and safely into her waiting net.

For the full catch report and stunning photograph check out this week’s copy of Angler’s Mail magazine.