Rudd brace over 2lb

This fine specimen was one of two rudd Dan Sales banked during a float fishing session on a river in the Midlands.

A bread hookbait fished on 4lb line tied to a size 10 hook, did the trick for the Fox-backed rod from Hertfordshire whose 2lb-plus brace were backed up with four others between 1lb 8oz and 1lb 14oz.

“I’ve been using a new Marukyu amino spray on my hookbaits and it’s really been giving me some good results recently,” said Dan.

“When you’re sight fishing with bread it’s worth spicing up your hookbait.”