National Geographic : 1996 Apr
"To have greatfishing with good friends"-that's the creed of the Houghton Club, England'smost exclusive fishing fraternityand owner of 14 miles of the trout-richRiver Test. The club's two dozen members include the HonorableAnthony Samuel, left, here getting an assist from retiredriverkeeper Mick Lunn. To gain admission, prospective members must be both well-heeled and well-liked. "It's important that they fit in," says Lunn. "In the choice of membership, the blackballstill exists."