Margins are key for ton-up king

A bang in-form commercial angler has taken his average match haul to well over the magical 100lb barrier after topping the landmark figure for an astonishing 22nd time this season.

Most match anglers dream of catching a ton, but for Richard Bedder the feat is nothing out of the ordinary - the Leicestershire ace having already bagged 2,600lb of carp in the 22 matches he has fished at the Glebe Fishery this year.

By targeting the margins in the last couple of hours of matches, he has amassed catches to 207lb from the Hinckley complex this year, where on average he weighs in 118lb per event.

Read the full story, complete with all of Rich's tips and tactics, in next week's AT, on sale Tuesday 30th August.