Trio of stillwater specimen perch landed

WITH the nation’s rivers closed, angling guide Kenny Parsons turned his attentions to commercial stillwater perch and landed a trio of specimens over 2lb from a popular South West venue – this superb 3lb 15oz fish the highlight.

Spraying maggots to help attract fish into his peg he cast a running leger rig tied with 6lb Drennan mainline and a 4lb 12oz hooklink attached to a size 8 hook baited with jumbo prawn over the top. It wasn’t long before the impressive predator found his offering and he then backed it up with two other stripeys weighing 2lb 10oz and 3lb 3oz.

An experienced angler, Kenny teaches those wanting to catch specimen fish and up their personal best. Anyone interested can visit his website at