Fred Edwards has been a member of the Verulam Angling Club for well over 40 years. He has been active on the committee and recalls the construction and stocking of the fishing lakes in Riverside Road which were once watercress beds. He describes taking some of the original fish from the lake in Verulamium. The fishing lakes now are a haven for wildlife including some of the unwanted variety such as signal crayfish, herons and cormorants.
Interview date: 4 September 2013. Interviewer: Sandy Norman.