Stagg gets among the big tench

Following a short break from angling, Alan Stagg got right back into the swing of things with a cracking four-fish catch, topped by this 9lb 10oz tench.

The Basingstoke rod, who finished runner-up in this year's Drennan Cup competition, spent 24 hours at a 20-acre Oxfordshire pit, where he used maggot feeder tactics to take his haul.

Full story in next week's AT.