Fred French MBE died after a long illness on Sunday 15th May 2011 at 5pm.

Fred had been a lifelong stalwart of angling from his early days in London, onto the River Lee and then into the North West.
Fred will be sadly missed by his many friends at the Angling Trust and in the world of angling and fisheries.
The funeral will take place on 1st June. There will be a cremation service at 10.15 at Lancaster which will be attended by family members only. Family flowers only please but donations if so wished to St. John’s Hospice, Lancaster.
The funeral will be followed by a Thanksgiving Service for all to attend at 1pm at St Mary’s Church, Millans Park, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9AD and then refreshments at 2pm at Rothay Manor Hotel, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EH
If you wish to attend the memorial service please email Judith Clarke using so that adequate arrangements can be made. Thank you.
An obituary can be found on the Angling Trust website HERE.