DANIEL NEWTON had an amazing mixed haul when he landed THREE impressive new personal bests.
First Daniel had a 66 lb catfish…. followed by a stunning 14 lb 4 oz bream and a 7 lb 10 oz tench for a memorable spree of specimens.
He also landed a mid double-figure mirror during the run of specimen fish at Northamptonshire’s Bluebell Lakes.
The 26-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire explained: “I was targeting the carp but I had three PBs, all of a different species.
“But I was very happy to have these fish as I do a lot of multi-species angling.
“The cat fought like mad. It took 45 minutes to get in and wiped my other two rods out in the process. Also it was during a storm which made things even more crazy.
“The bream bite came about 5 am the following morning but it was just solid.
“I thought it was a carp and had taken me into some nearby rushes that I was fishing to at about 80 yards.
“I kept putting the rod back on the rest and slackening off, then the bobbin would pull up but again after a couple of turns on the reel it would just be solid.
“When my friend arrived at 7am he asked the bailiff to get the boat.
“The bait was Lo-30 boilies from Carpbait Solutions using a slip D-rig with wafting plastic corn over hemp and corn,” concluded the sales executive for Toyota.
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