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These giants, turning the scales at 80 pounds-plus, may be just the ones to surge past on the hill at Powerstown, but the open fields of Lincolnshire are another country.
Martin Allchurch of Brierley Hill caught nine rainbows weighing 36lb, and Ifor Williams of Hadley had an eight trout catch, with the largest turning the scales to 6lb 8oz.
Bigwell Fly Fishery 01600 772904 The 11lb rainbow which was banked by Gavin Reed was an impressive 'fish of the week' and another good one turning the scales to 7lb 6oz was caught by Griffithstown fly fisherman Andy Rawlings.