ANGLING: Lechlade turns up 22lb brownie

First published in Sport

A huge brown trout of 22lb 6oz, caught by Ian Colmer, from Southampton, was the largest fish from Lechlade Trout Fisherty last month.

He had another brownie of 12.12.0 and two rainbows just below ten pounds.

Four other big browns over 17 pounds were recorded from the 340 anglers, who caught a total of caught 847 fish, averaging 12.0.0.

A staggering 593 were over double figures, including 20 rainbows over 16 pounds.

On Bushyleaze Lake, 174 rods caught 596 fish, averaging 3.5lbs. The largest was just under eight pounds.

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