Dick Tallents was the trade man behind the famous John Wilson rod, and many other big-selling fishing products.

Dick Tallents owned Masterline Tackle, the producer of iconic John Wilson rod, the Avon Quiver rod. It sold in its thousands back in the day. Cheltenham-based Dick joined the Gloucestershire…

Description: a crankbait. Specifications: 7 cm (7 g) and 10 cm (12 g) sizes; swimming depths of 0.6-1.2 m and 0.9 m-1.5 m; floating balsa body; strong copolymer outer; internal…

The list is run by the British Record Fish Commitee, and has come under scrutiny in the wake of some hefty fish not being claimed by the captors, and other…