Howard is world champion
Northumberland angler, Howard Croston has been awarded the ultimate prize in fly fishing - gold in the World Fly Fishing Championships 2019.
Howard, comes from Morpeth, and works with reknowned fishing tackle producers, Hardy’s of Alnwick.
As captain/manager of the England team, he emerged as the top individual at the world championships, which were held in Tasmania, Australia.
Howaqrd, who has fished since the age of five, is a veteran of 16 world and European championships.