Well over 200 of you replied to the question on our ever-growing Facebook page – www.facebook.com/AnglersMailMagazine – and the statistics reveal it was 8.8 years old.
Many of you were well under that age but some older starters did bump up the age with the oldest at 57.
But the 8.8 age figure did not surprise Les Webber who has an MBE for his service for coaching children at his Angling Projects in Berkshire.
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