The Lost World of Mr Hardy is a feature film documentary DVD about the passion and people behind the world's greatest fishing tackle. "Only the best is good enough for fishermen" said J.J. Hardy at the end of the 19th century and how right he was. The name Hardy has been synonymous with the best in angling for 135 years, a name to stir the heart of many a fisherman.
Experience a beautiful, evocative film about the people who have spent their working lives in the pursuit of perfect fishing tackle. Meet the company's directors past and present, including James L. Hardy and many of the surviving craftsmen, engineers and employees from the heyday of this legendary British firm.
See long forgotten films capturing an incredible world of 80 years ago with rivers teeming with salmon. Discover a new world of rod and reel makers still working by hand today and the magic and elegance of the world's very best fishing tackle. Be inspired by a poignant reflection of the world we live in and the myriad ways it has changed over 130 years. Celebrate quality, the longevity of the craftsman's hand and the essence of angling.
Running Time : 93 Mins