36lb 4oz common for Darran Goulder

This 36lb 4oz common from a Colne Valley syndicate was the result of a fine piece of opportune angling by Darran Goulder.

The fish came from the only bite of the Kent-based former Drennan Cup champion’s two night session on the venue after he cast two pieces of maize on a blow-back rig towards a showing fish at 20yds.

After catapulting a dozen freebies over the top he only had to wait an hour for the all-important bite.