4lb 6oz perch from gravel pit

Specimen-ace Paul Faint kicked off his spring perch campaign in fine style with this clonking 4lb 6oz perch. 

Targeting a local gravel pit, Paul set-up in an area where he caught a couple of 3lb fish during a previous session. A feeder filled with chopped worm and casters was his favoured approach and a double dendrobaena hookbait on a size 10 hook was used to tempt a bite. 

He told Angling Times: “I had a few casts at a clipped-up distance to get some bait in and on the second cast the perch was taken.”

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