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Fred Buller's Fred Buller's "Fish & Fishermen" - The Unused Photographs‚ÄčFollowing Fred Buller’s death earlier in the year, Fred’s widow, Margaret donated a carryall full of photographs which were not used in his book “Fish& Fishermen; in medieval church wall paintings

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Filming the Great and the Good Filming the Great and the GoodHugh Miles wrote this blog and kindly granted AH permission to add it to the articles section with so much historical information and images included.

There is also a slideshow of Peter Stone being filmed in the photographic archive
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Jardine, Buller and Booth Buller, Booth and the Jardine PikeThis article charts a sorry tale about how one of angling's great historians, Fred Buller MBE, was critised to try to promote a new book on pike fishing and enhance the authors reputation, and of Fred's professional response in trying to get closer to the truth.Read more...

The Interesting Story of Henry Acteson, His Blindness,  and his Fly The Interesting Story of Henry Acteson, His Blindness, and his BugAn unusual story of a blind man regaining his sight, losing a hand, being a fisherman and developing his own fly.Read more...

The Faculty Fly story The Faculty Fly story

The Black Horse in Torrington was the town’s main fishing pub and the salmon and set trout in the river drew anglers from all over the country. One such group was a number of Doctor’s from Frenchay Hospital in Bristol (The Frenchay Faculty) who organised an annual trip.

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Fred Buller MBE Tribute Fred Buller MBE TributeFrederick Buller, MBE, researcher, scientist, angler and writer of distinction made his final journey on 16th February 2016. Aged 89, he died peacefully after a long illness and the man who we had come to know as a friend was lost to us. 

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Dennis Willis' 207lb catch, the first over 200lb in a 5 hour match Dennis Willis' 207lb world record catch, the first over 200lb in a 5 hour matchThese images show Dennis's outstanding world record catchRead more...

Essex, World Club Cup Champions in 1982 Essex, World Club Cup Champions in 1982These articles are reports on the Essex team winning the World Club Cup sponsored by Browning in Italy in 1982. The only time a UK team has ever won the trophy.Read more...

Bream Catchers Club letter Bream Catchers Club letterThis letter is from 1966 regarding the formation of the Bream Catchers Club.Read more...

Barrie Rickards letter concerning Zander and Walleye differences Barrie Rickards letter concerning Zander and Walleye differencesThese letter extracts are to try to ascertain differences between walleye and zander.Read more...

Richard Walker - Angling's greatest sage Richard Walker - Angling's greatest sageGraham Swanson wrote this article about Richard Walker following his dialogue and the letters he received which can all be viewed in the documents section of the archive.Read more...

Cn you help with Information on the Tope Angling Club or Can You Help with Information on the Tope Fishers' Club or "Seran"

Colin Davies wonders whether you can help him? He is researching a motor yacht called Seran built in 1926. She was commissioned by Charles Clare Regnart who was a keen seaangler with a particular focus on tope.

He was a member of the Margate Fishing Club pre WWI and was a member of the Tope Fishers' Club and possibly the Thresher Shark Fishers' Club with Captain E E Yeats in the late 1930's.

There is further info on C C Regnart on Seran's website at www.seran1926.com

If you can help further to the information in this article, please contact Colin Davies through his website or through us at Angling Heritage.

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Match Angling from a Ladies Perspective Match Angling from a Ladies PerspectiveAnton Harrison sent us this piece written by his mother Jennifer. She was a match angler who used to compete against men. she only fished ladies matches twice, one of which was the National which she won.Read more...

River test Fly Guide River Test Fly Guide

 

 This interesting item of ephemera is for fishing the Test written by A W Lunn, the River Keeper of the Houghton Club to advise anglers on their best choice of flies.

 

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Hugh Falkus and thr tragic events making Hugh Falkus and the tragic events making "Shark Island"

This piece has been produced for the Angling Heritage website of the tragic events of 12th May 1951 when Hugh Falkus lost his wife and comrades making a film called Shark Island.

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Hugh Falkus Casting School and Aids Hugh Falkus Casting School and Aids

Hugh Falkus was considered one of the great exponents of fly fishing and used to run a Cating school with his friend Bill Arnold from his home in Cragg Cottage.

Herein are a series of photographs of Hugh, his paraphanalia and their use which you may find of interest to help the novice angler get the correct position and movement from the outset.

 

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Aqualite ring manufacturing photographs Sapphrite (Aqualite) ring manufacturing photographsRead more...

Is this the last burbot caught in the UK? Is this the last Burbot caught in the UK?Read more...

Peter Lapsley 1943 - 2013 Peter Lapsley 1943 - 2013Peter Lapsley aged just 70, died on the 3rd August and although Keith and I only spent a short time with him (he wrote the foreword to ‘Torridge Reflections’ and attended the launch as our guest when he regaled us with stories of his fascinating life) it did not take long to realise what an extraordinary man he wasRead more...

The Famous Hatton Devon Minnow The Famous Hatton Devon Minnow

If you read Gilbert’s book “Tales of a Wye Fisherman” a few things are stand out. Firstly, the huge number of salmon caught, especially by Robert Pashley, the Wye Wizard who caught over 10,000 salmon in his fishing career.  However, Gilbert also says much of the praise should also go to Herbert Hatton’s tackle shop and the Devon Minnow that he patented. Read on to learn all about it.





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