SPESSY ace Daniel Woolcott topped a superb roach session on a secret large gravel pit with this 3 lb 4 oz redfin.

The 32-year-old Londoner said: “This was a massive roach and exactly what I was hoping for but was below my PB of 3 lb 11 oz caught in 2016.

“I also had a brace of 2 lb 12 oz and 2 lb 2 oz.

“I targeted the fish with a 50 g open ended cage feeder fished at 50 yards.

“All three fish were caught on red maggots on a size 18 hook with short helicopter rigs and 5 lb fluorocarbon hook links.

“I will now turn my attentions to bream and tench over the spring,” concluded Daniel.

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