CRAFTY tactics have been fooling some chunky perch, topped by a jumbo 5 lb 8 oz stripy for Chris Elsey.

He mounted prawn on a size 6 barbless Drennan Super Specialist hook in conjunction with a small maggot feeder at a small West Sussex day ticket venue.

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