The Barston Lakes match record has been beaten with a massive 188lb net to Gaz Wood. Fishing Method feeder with a red boilie hook bait over a gravel bar at 65 yards for the duration of the 40-peg pairs match,
Gaz had a double figure carp first cast from peg 14. He had to cast further still as the match wore on, eventually netting 20 carp and around 15lb of skimmer bream. The Solihull venue fished brilliantly, with four more 100lb-plus weights as a strong wind put a ripple on the water and encouraged the fish to feed aggressively.