The river Itchen at Abbott’s Barton, where GEM Skues formulated his ideas on nymph fishing, is suffering from poor management now anglers are unable to fish the water.
Bob Buteux fished with all the leading coarse anglers of the 1960s and 1970s. Here he talks about his memories from the very earliest days of specimen groups.
This historic picture of Fidel Castro chatting to Che Guevara while fishing a Cuban big-game tournament was taken by Alberto Korda. Afterwards, there was speculation that Castro did not actually hook the fish he weighed in.