Four copies of salmon fishing’s rarest book have come up for sale recently, and as befits a classic book of which just 105 copies were printed, they made high prices.
He was the greatest angler of his generation, perhaps of all time. Richard Walker caught huge fish of all species including a record carp. But he also made a massive contribution with his fishing inventions. In an extract from Barrie Richards’ new book about the great man, we look at how he played a pivotal role in developing carbon fibre as a material for rod-making.
Lang’s biannual sale goes from strength to strength. This was surely the best of the lot, with spectacular lures, reels and some very special Zane Grey items.
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