Adrian Eves 17lb 15oz Bream

Hampshire angler Adrian Eves capitalised on a sudden and dramatic drop in air pressure to bank a superb female bream weighing 17lb 15oz.

Adrian had been struggling for several weeks on the southern pit he’s been targeting, but that all changed when a low-pressure southerly swept in, sending the barometer reading down to just 991mb.

Fishing a solid PVA bag containing active stick mix, casters, maggots and pellets, alongside a shrimp and krill dumbbell wafter hookbait presented on a soft braided hooklink, Adrian received the only bite of his session at 4am, bringing the run of blanks he had been enduring over previous weeks to an end with what is his second-biggest bream ever.