TWO huge specimens are being claimed by Matt Adams including the biggest ever barbel from a top UK river at 18 lb 5 oz.

In an unbelievable session Matt landed a 15 lb 1 oz bream which could be the biggest ever from flowing water.

But poor night photographs taken on his mobile plus his girlfriend Janette’s phone might mean it will never be accepted as a river best by the Barbel Society records officers.

Read the full story, including the name of the venue, and see the full picture in this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine.