2lb 6oz roach for Hugh Miles

This 2lb 6oz roach was landed by award-winning wildlife film maker and photographer Hugh Miles when he visited the popular Sway Lakes complex.

The fishing fanatic, who filmed the iconic a Passion for Angling series, used fished a side-hooked boilie on the pole to avoid the attentions of smaller fish at the Hampshire venue.

During his last few sessions he has alternated between using 10mm boilies on a size 12 hook and tares size 18 to 20 hooks which has resulted in the capture of no less than eight roach over the 2lb-barrier and countless fish over 1lb.

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