Michael Wigan is a journalist and writer, living in the north Scottish Highlands. One-time film critic, art critic and travel writer, he has reported and commented on the countryside and field sports issues in assorted newspapers and magazines for 35 years.
Over the years this has allowed him to cover his best interests: fly-fishing, deer stalking, oil paintings and literature. His books include The Last of the Hunter Gatherers: Fisheries Crisis at Sea (1998), Grimersta: The Story of A Great Fishery (2000) and The Salmon: The Extraordinary Story of the King of Fish (2013). He is presently the manager of the fishery board on Sutherland’s River Helmsdale.