The Dustbin banked from the Avenue at just under 40lb

Matt Timmins cleaned up with the capture of The Dustbin at 39lb 10oz.

The West Bromwich rod caught the chunky mirror, alongside another of 20lb 12oz, during a day session on the Avenue in Shropshire.

The 29-year-old said: “I fished the central bar at about 70yds and baited with about half a kilo of Retro Baits’ Meaty Garlic boilies with a matching pop-up on the hook.

“It was difficult to bait up because the wind was blowing a hooligan right in my face, but at 2.30pm the bobbin pulled to the top before screaming away. After a good battle she was in the net and on the bank having her photo taken.”

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