Simon Baker’s 7lb 10oz Chub

Simon Baker achieved his target of catching a specimen chub over the magical 7lb mark on float gear from his local stretch of the River Lea.

Having lost a good fish the week before in the snags, the London based angler returned using stick float and maggot tactics to tame a clonking fish personal best fish of 7lb 10oz. Simon presented a single maggot on a size 20 super spade to fool the wary specimen