Michael accounted for a mega slab of 20 lb 12 oz bream from a Cambridgeshire stillwater having had one of 15 lb 8 oz days earlier. He went on to add other giants of 18 lb 14 oz, 17 lb 10 oz, and 16 lb 2 oz.
The 27-year-old Essex-based bricklayer normally targets carp but having seen a few bream showing in an earlier session he decided to refine his tactics and target them.
This smart-thinking means Michael will pocket a cool £3,000 plus his name is being etched on the much-coveted Specimen Cup. He will also get a souvenir jacket and hat, Pallatrax Specimen Cup Privilege Card.
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