5 Fabulous Grayling Facts

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As one season ends another begins!

Here’s 5 Grayling facts to wet your appetite.

1> When the dorsal fin is fully erect a males spines will trail to the rear however a females will not.

2> Grayling have a reputation for smelling like thyme.

3> The current UK records stands at 4 pounds and 3 oz from the river Frome in Dorset.

4> A smallish fish in UK waters, Grayling grow to huge sizes in Scandanavia with fish in excess of 14 pounds being caught.

5> Grayling fry grow faster than both Salmon and Trout.

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