Angling Times legend Bob Church joined his angling pal Mike Green for a session in pursuit of pike... and each ended up with cracking fish.
The pair, who both come from Northants, tackled a
“I caught a 28lb 8oz River Nene pike on a fly two seasons ago but I never really thought I’d manage a ‘thirty’ fishing the method,” admitted retired optometrist Mike.
“It was almost as satisfying at catching two Blithfield ‘thirties’ on lures in a single morning eight years ago,” he added.
*To see pictures of the impressive brace, see next Tuesday’s Angling Times.