Isle of Wight’s first thirty

Back in issue 303, in May 2000, we were reporting on the first-ever 30-pounder from the Isle of Wight, caught by Tim Oatley from private water and weighing 30lb 6oz. How things have changed during the past 16 years, as the amazing Blackwater syndicate on the island now contains at least 10 different forties!

 
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