Richard Walker

Died aged 67

Richard Stuart Walker (29 May 1918 – 2 August 1985) was an English angler. Walker was the first angler to apply scientific thought to angling and wrote many books on the sport. He also wrote for the angling press, most notably for the Angling Times, Trout & Salmon and Fly Dressers' Guild Newsletter. He held the record for a carp in the UK for 28 years with a fish of 44 pounds (20 kg) caught at Redmire pool in Herefordshire.

Wikidata Wikipedia

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Richard Stuart Walker, Celebrated Angler, Author, Journalist, Broadcaster was born here.

32 Fishponds Road, Hitchin, United Kingdom where they was born (1918)