• Posted: 9th June 2023
  • Author: Team DNA
In a world where instant gratification often steals the spotlight, it’s always nice to see a capture that stems from a campaign of dedication, resilience and unwavering determination.
After many years of trying, Martin Smith finally got his hand on one of the largest leather carp in the UK, a fish considered to be the queen of his southern syndicate venue.
Known as the Baby Traveller and weighing a massive 47lb 3oz, Martin managed to stalk the fish from a clearing in some weed, having received the bite just 20 minutes after getting his Milky Malt pop-up in position and baiting up with a few ‘pults of Bug freebies!
“I’m absolutely buzzing with this fish,” said Martin. “I’ve been waiting years to get my hands on this one and she’s finally mine!”