Shop Manager Mike Jones enjoyed a fantastic session at Wellington
Country Park this week, landing a new personal best in the shape of the
giant mirror Dropscale at a weight of 46lb.
The Nash backed rod
took the giant at 11am in the morning, over a bed of Nash's Scopex
Squid, fishing at a range of 110yds. He used a Snowman setup
incorporating a size 6 Nash Fang X Hooks and Rig Components from Nash's
Diffusion Camo range.
Remarkably, as Mike did battle with the
fish, his other bite alarm signalled a take. Fortunately, the fish
weeded itself, which gave Mike chance to net his new PB, at 46lb. With
the fish returned to the water, Mike battled the second fish, which
turned out to be another mirror weighing 42-2-0. On the same session,
Mike also landed another carp, known as The Pretty One at a a weight of
As well as being a full consultant for Nash. Mike is
shop manager at Cardiff based tackle specialist, First4Fishing. He
works three days a week in the shop, and is always willing to help with
any technical questions or queries. He can be found in the shop on
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.