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*Keith Elliott looks at the story behind Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea in a three-part article.
*Neil Freeman learns at first hand the dangers of alien invaders when he has to kill off his entire stock because of an imported virus.
*Graham Mole writes on how 3000 trout eggs transported from England to Tasmania in 1864 were the progenitors of the country’s trout stocks.
*Collectors have the unique chance to own a limited-edition reproduction of ‘Clarissa’, Richard Walker’s iconic 44lb Redmire carp.
*Tom Moran, one of the great split-cane rodmakers and a man who worked for Hardy’s, Homer Jennings and Thomas & Thomas, has died aged 66.
*Izaak Walton’s fishing hut on the river Dove, built for him in 1674 by his friend Charles Cotton, plus three miles of fishing, is for sale for £450,000.
*Ben Wright takes a detailed look at the American Classic IV, a copy of Abu’s Cardinal 44/4, which only came out in 1996 but is already commanding high prices.
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