Dinton produces 43lb mirror

Dinton Pastures is noted as a tough nut to crack but Matt Eaton managed to persuade one its coveted residents to take his bait when he netted this 43lb mirror known as Bernie’s Linear.

The Waterlooville, Hants-based angler took the fish during a three-night session on the Berks venue, tempting it on a 14mm Mainline Cell boilie.

*For more details on the catch, see next week’s Angling Times, on sale Tuesday 5th July.