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Barbel catches and steel rods
Mick Glover donated a letter by Ray Mumford, the superb match angler in the tie,  about his excellent barbel catches on the Royalty and how he planned it for the best phases of the moon and tides, plus how he and his team like steel rods which he says were the best of the era.
Fascinating to read
Posted: 27/08/2018
Torridge Talk by Charles Inniss

We are delighted to announce that Mr Torridge, Charles Inniss, author of the classic book Torridge Reflections is giving a talk at Torrington Museum on 23rd August at 2.30pm.  Entry is FREE, refreshments are provided o make sure that don't miss this opportunity to meet the man and learn about the River Torridge.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Posted: 14/08/2018
Great Old Mako Shark Picture
Cameron Bleach has sent us this wonderful photograph of a 370lb Mako Shark caught from Mevagissey which we believe is from 1964

The link is

It is really nice to be able to pull together these old shaking pictures, although sad to see such wonderful creatures hung up and not returned. Thankfully times have changed.
Posted: 13/08/2018
2018: The Golden Anniversary of Carbon Rod
We are delighted to have been able to help James Barlow in writing this superb article about carbon fibre rods and their development over 50 years.

It is an historic must read piece of writing in the "Article" section of the website.

The link is:-

Posted: 04/07/2018