STEWART MOSS has accounted for the biggest tench brace of the year with tincas scaling 11 lb 3 oz and 9 lb 15 oz.

The Drennan International employee was targeting a tough, low stock, Oxfordshire gravel pit which is hugely rich in natural food.

Stewart told the Mail: ‘Because of the nature of the water, a boat is necessary to locate the small clear areas to fish on, which are often at range and surrounded by exceptionally deep, thick Canadian pondweed.

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