ANGLERS have been reacting to a survey that claims three-quarters of anglers, 74 per cent, confess that catching a big fish generates the same pleasure rush as sex.

The survey was carried out amongst men and women of all ages in the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Norway, Russia and USA.

Greig Thomson, Dundee-based founder of sporting agent Salmo International, said:
 ‘Our research confirmed what many fishing fanatics have always known, that landing a decent fish, whether it be a salmon, trout or whatever, is one of the most exhilarating experiences around.’

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