Better than the reel thing? Fisherman catches foot-long dildo in the canal!

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Carp a load of this – an amateur angler got the catch of a lifetime when he reeled in a foot-long DILDO while fishing in a canal.

Adam Broadbent found the whopping adult toy at the bottom of his net as he fished for pike on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal near Bingley, West Yorkshire.

The 12-inch sex aid took the bait as Adam and pal George Simpson enjoyed a spot of spin fishing on Tuesday afternoon.

But leisure centre boss Adam didn’t keep hold of his prize catch – and disposed of it in some nearby bushes after taking some hilarious snaps.

Adam, 29, from Bingley, said: “It’s the greatest thing I’ve ever caught. When I pulled it out of the water I just went: ‘Oh my god’.

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“Usually you get a bit of a tug on the line and it’s just a fish, a branch or some debris. This was something else. I couldn’t believe it.

“I try to go out once a week and I’ve caught some weird stuff but this is the most ridiculous. I just burst out laughing.

“I had actually caught a couple of pike that afternoon and just assumed it was another one of them.

“It was a good 12 inches long. Absolutely huge. I’ve no idea what it was doing around here. Clearly whoever owned it didn’t need it anymore.

“George tried to hang it up on a fence but a woman came out and told us she didn’t want it near her garden.

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“I asked if it was hers but she said I was cheeky and told me to bugger off. We were in stitches.

“We got a few dodgy looks along the canal path from people probably wondering what two blokes were doing with a toy like that.

“I actually chucked it back in the net to keep it out of sight a couple of times. I didn’t know what to do with it.”

Dad-of-two Adam, who is engaged, was fishing around half a mile north of Five-Rise Locks in Bingley when he made the unusual discovery.

After some deliberation, he decided not to take the item home and dumped it in a bush not far from where he plucked it.

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Adam said: “There’s nowhere to park near where I found it so I don’t think it’d be doggers. To be fair, that canal has a bit of everything in it.

“It’s in a bush somewhere now. I could hardly bring it home. I wouldn’t want to have to explain it really.

“I do a lot of carp and commercial fishing as a hobby as the canal is so close to home. I’ll struggle to top this though.

“When it came out of the water we had to do a double-take. When we realised what it was we didn’t hesitate to bring the net in.

“It certainly livened up the afternoon.”

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