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Tony began fly-fishing at the age of 9, on the streams and rivers running off Dartmoor.
Fernworthy reservoir in the Teign catchment was a favourite venue during the 70s, fishing such fabled patterns as the Red Tag, Peter Ross and Teal Blue and Silver.
Tony's work portfolio began in 1979 as an underkeeper on the River Test on the Leckford Estate at Longstock, Hants.
A two year college course followed at Sparsholt (Winchester, Hants), with complimentary work on the family fishery at Watercress Farm (Chudleigh, Devon), before moving on to manage Rockbourne Fishery at Fordingbridge, Hants.
Since 1992, Tony has been employed in Surrey as a fishery manager, helping to develop the