Samuel Edward Valpy Filleul

The Honorary Treasurer Jim Chalmers spotted an article in The Times this week regarding Samuel Edward Valpy Filleul. He was a Member of the Club and caught a dry fly record brown trout 12 3/4lbs 11th September 1907.

The Times article is only viewable if you subscribe www.thetimes.co.uk, so here is a link to the Bournemouth Daily Echo www.bournemouthecho.co.uk and The Daily Mail www.dailymail.co.uk which actually has a photograph of the Reverend.

Here also is a link to the Reverend’s own account of the capture of his record trout Click Here

The Trout