42lb common carp from Walthamstow Reservoirs

This chunky 42lb 4oz common fell to Aidas Samsonas at London’s Walthamstow Reservoirs complex.

The fish came during from an open-water area during a 12-hour day session on Walthamstow Three.

The 42-year-old carpenter from Romford in Essex used a chod rig to present a 16mm Boilie Holic Clam boilie in a silty area. Aidas told Angling Times the fish gave him a “very aggressive” fight that lasted 10 minutes.

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