Charles Rangeley-Wilson, angler, conservationist and traveller
is The Field’s fishing correspondent, and contributes regularly to
Gray’s Sporting Journal, America’s leading literary outdoor
magazine. In 2000 he won the PPA (Periodical Publishers
Association) ‘Specialist Features Writer of the Year’ Award, and in
2001 was shortlisted for IPC Media ‘Writer of the Year’ Award. He
is the author of Somewhere Else and most recently The
Accidental Angler, a series of ‘travelogues’ that were
televised by the BBC in 2006. Rangeley-Wilson studied Fine Art and
taught Art for ten years before becoming a writer. Now living in
Norfolk, in 1997 Rangeley-Wilson was a founder of the Wild Trout
Trust which operates to promote the restoration and conservation
work on degraded rivers. It has 2000 members, and is supported by
English Nature, the Environment Agency and the National Trust.
The Accidental Angler by Theo Pike.
a feature article by Rangely-Wilson for the