Keith

14th October 2019

Record salmon at Bonhams

One of the rare reproductions of Miss Georgina Ballantine’s record 64lb Atlantic salmon is one of the highlights of Bonhams Sporting Sale on October 31. This […]
29th September 2019

Another dodgy ‘Hardy’ sign

We’ve been highlighting a rash of ‘Hardy’ signs that have nothing to do with the esteemed Alnwick company, and another has surfaced on eBay. Its seller […]
12th July 2015

Mahseer ‘could become extinct’

The giant mahseer of India’s river Cauvery could become extinct within a generation. Pollution, hydropower projects and blue-finned mahseer, which are not native to the river […]
10th July 2015

The man who was told to fish, not fight, in WW1

The extraordinary story of John Hirst, who spent much of the First World War fishing in the heart of some of the fiercest fighting, is told […]