GARETH GOLDSON continued his great run of form with an amazing opening day to the river season where he landed three 5 lb-plus chub from different rivers.

The 27-year-old, who has enjoyed a great spring for tench including catching a Norfolk record 12 lb 5 oz tinca, showed his versatility by catch his terrific trio of chub on different tactics.

Gareth, head coach of Cromer tennis club, had one on bolt-rigged boilies, one on light fly tackle and a third on floating crust.

For Gareth’s own personal account of his magic start plus great catch picture read this week’s Angler’s Mail magazine which also has a full round-up of the first river catches and pictures.