Chew perch tops 4lb

A day with a local expert paid off for George and Alex Mason as they landed a raft of big perch to 4lb 2oz during a session on Chew Valley Reservoir.

The father and son duo hired the services of John Horsey and were advised to shun lures and other popular predator tactics in favour of fly fishing at the Bristol water.
It was a ploy that brought about instant results and within a frantic two hour period they managed to net 26 perch.

By the end of the outing George had taken specimens to 3lb 11oz while Alex took the biggest of the day and broke his personal best in the process.