INSTITUTE of Fisheries Management operations director Paul Coulson showed he can walk the walk as well as talk the talk with an amazing brace of grayling scaling 3 lb 5 oz 8 dr and 3 lb 4 oz.


The 36-year-old targeted a secret chalkstream close to his Hull, East Yorkshire, home.

Though the only two grayling of the session for Paul, both giants overshadowed his previous best of 2 lb 14 oz.

It wasn’t just Paul who scored as long time fishing buddy Mike Lee also chipped in with a 2 lb 14 oz specimen. Both opted for trotted maggots hung under a 5BB Avon float.

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