THE river season closed this week in England and Wales, and rivers fans have been out in force before midnight, Wednesday March 14.

Mail contributor Pete Reading has been amongst them, fishing the venue you see behind him – a Christchurch AC stretch of the Hampshire Avon. The 7 lb 6 oz chub he’s seen with fell to his refined rig.

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