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SLUGS are a forgotten hook bait but Richard Trim’s 7 lb 10 oz Dorset Stour chub proves how devastating they can be.

In an era where anglers rarely reach further than pellets and boilies the 33-year-old aquatic specialist has shown that by being a bit different can make the world of difference.

Richard from Bournemouth in the same county said: ‘I caught it on free lined slug, size 8 hook tied direct to 8 lb line.

For the full catch report and stunning photograph check out this week’s copy of Angler’s Mail magazine.