Lesley Crawford

Lesley Crawford passed away suddenly but peacefully while being transferred to Raigmore Hospital, Inverness on Tuesday 28 December 2010, she was 57.

Lesley had a lifelong passion for trout fishing which she developed when she moved to the far north of Scotland over 25 years ago.

A skilled angler, she was also a talented instructor and holiday guide and was a regular contributor to the angling and mainstream press as well as TV and radio angling programmes.

Among her half-a-dozen books have been: Trout Fishing in the UK and Ireland – Techniques and Tactics, Trout Talk, Fishing for Wild Trout in Scottish Lochs and Scotland’s Classic Wild Trout Waters.