Ashmead's Single Scale banked at 54lb 8oz

Ashmead's Single Scale banked at 54lb 8oz

Julian Evans caught one of the most impressive mirrors in the country as a trio of sessions built to a climax.

Single Scale, from Ashmead in Somerset, weighed in at 54lb 8oz and was caught alongside a 36lb 4oz common.

 Single Scale at 54lb 8oz

Single Scale at 54lb 8oz

Julian had booked three sets of two-night sessions in consecutive weeks at the venue and, after a blank opener, managed a 27lb 10oz mirror known as Curly Tail on his second trip.

 Petals at 36lb 4oz

Petals at 36lb 4oz

At the end of each session, Julian baited with 5kg of DNA SLK boilies soaked in Betastim and he fished matching wafters over a light scattering of freebies.

 Curly Tail at 27lb 10oz

Curly Tail at 27lb 10oz