“I’ve never seen a chub so big”

Thames monster spins scales to 8lb

8lb Thames chub

by Angling Times |

After finishing work early, fireplace installer Scott Smith headed down to his local River Thames in search of a chub or two.

While he only caught one fish, it turned out to be a real cracker in the shape of this 8lb beast.

“It’s a new PB and fell to a 15mm boilie fished with a little bag of crushed offerings,” he told us.

“It gave a good scrap, trying to do me in some snags on my left-hand margin, but thankfully I steered it clear. I’d never seen a chub so big!”

Scott Smith and his 8lb Thames chub
Scott Smith and his 8lb Thames chub
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