Barbel dominate in 113lb commercial catch

Barbel are becoming a more common occurrence in stillwaters as Derek Gladwin found out when he took 113lb 10oz of them to win the latest event at Monk Lakes.

The Preston Innovations Delcac man picked peg 57 on Lake Two out of the draw bag and made no mistake, taking specimens to 5lb by alternating between the Method feeder with meat and pellet on the pole line.

Runner up Sean Clifford was the only other man to place triple figures on the scales, recording a 104lb 12oz mixed catch.