Farlow’s, one of the most historic and enduring names in angling, is to be sold, we can reveal. The company started in 1840. This and many other great stories appear in the latest issue of Classic Angling. They include:
* Why one company adoped the swastika as its trademark;
* The earliest days of striped-bass fishing and the reels used;
* a comprehensive list of all the books on match-fishing;
* a tribute to the acclaimed angler, author and entomologist John Goddard.
But the magazine is only available by subscription. You can subscribe through this website or contact editor Keith Elliott on +44 (0)1480 494142.