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Old Property Rituals Alive in England

December 22, 2004 By: Marshall Cutchin

If you’re lucky enough to own a house in the town of Hungerford in Berkshire, England, you also own rights to fish for trout in the River Kinnet. “‘This is the best chalk-stream fishing in the country,’ says Jon Roots, who is this year’s Constable of Hungerford, and whose own house has fishing rights. ‘Records are kept of all fish taken and 5lb trout are regularly caught.'” In the U.K. Telegraph.