Huge chub is the ‘Holy Grail’

Huge chub is the 'Holy Grail'

by Freddie Sandford |
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(This catch was taken before the end of the river season on March 15th)

A 7lb chub is the Holy Grail for many Yorkshire anglers, and Sam Hubbard smashed it out of the park with this 7lb 2oz specimen, braced with another fish of 6lb 13oz.

Sam was fishing paste into darkness when he had a gentle knock on his quivertip, followed by a more positive pull-round. A heavy fish thumped towards a downstream snag, but steady pressure steered it to the net. Once he lifted it out of the water, he knew it was the one he’d been after.

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Sam Hubbard and his 7lb-plus chub

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