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  • Everything you need to know about Mitchell’s great sea reel, the 498. We tell you what you need to know to spot the differences.
  • The high priest of dry fly fishing, Frederic Halford, changed his approach to tackle, the more he fished. Tony Hayter looks at the tackle that the great man used.
  • Clive Gammon was among the first westerners to fish the Kola Peninsula, way before it became popular as a destination for Atlantic salmon fishers. But his trip did not go to plan.
  • Plus: NOW up to 48 pages! PLUS: The angler as a figure of fun — prints that lampoon a fisherman’s lot; obituaries on Gregorio Fuentes, the man who inspired the character of Santiago, in Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, and Maurice Ingham, carp pioneer, who co-authored a book with Richard Walker and played a key role in developing the Mk IV carp rod; why tackle firm Hardy’s includes many items for smokers in its catalogues, and how to spot the rare ones; US fish carvers from the Chesapeake and Florida; the reference volumes that every book collector needs; the South African who makes kinetic fish carvings from rare woods, a whole page of auction and sales dates, plus lots, lots more.
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