TROTTING for grayling is one of the great joys of angling, but occasionally the feeder will outscore the float, as Dave Oddy proved with this splendid 3lb 4oz specimen.
He was fishing a Scottish river, having seen some of the remarkable fish caught from the country over recent weeks. However, a tricky wind was causing him problems with his presentation, so he switched to a feeder, packed with hemp and casters, with three maggots on the hook.
After wading into the flow, Dave cast directly downstream and landed his best fish of the trip. He added three others on the same method before landing a fish of 3lb 2oz the following day, again on the feeder.
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