world-record-tench-15lb-4AN ENGLISH carp angler has smashed the World tench record with this 15 lb 4 oz beauty.

Jay Gardiner Jnr caught this whopping specimen during a very productive week at Angling Lines venue Laroussi in France.

Ashford, Kent-based Jay would have smashed the British record if he’d caught it locally. The British best is 15 lb 3 oz 6 dr caught by Darren Ward in June 2001 from Sheepwalk Lake near Shepperton, Middlesex.

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