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Fred J Taylor with an excellent eel destined for the pot Details

Fred J Taylor with an excellent Lincolnshire Rudd Details

Fred J Taylor with Dick Walker fishing Details

Fred J Taylor with Lee and Keith Armishaw on the carrier at Broadlands Details

Fred J Taylor's Master Angler medals from Manitoba, Canada Details

Ken and Fred J Taylor with a fine catch of tench Details

Taylor, Fred J - Anecdotes for RecollectionsFred J Taylor and Fred Buller were recorded for the production of Recollections, the first of a series of books for Angling Heritage. After the recording, Fred J remembered some more tales that he would like included. Because the sound quality was that of his home tape recorder, this wasn’t added onto the CD’s included in the book, although the tales were included in the text. We thought you would like to hear Fred J telling his lovely stories. (2007) Details

The Lord Lieutenant displays the MBE to the congregation Details

Welham, Barrie - InterviewBarrie Welham is a multi facetted individual. He was a prodigious tournament caster setting many records having been taught by Tommy Edwards, hardy casting tutor of repute. He went on to work for K P Morritt (known too many as Intrepid) before running British Fly reels and founding the Mitchell business in the UK. Barrie tells his potted life history and how he came to use the Garcia name even though there was no formal link to the company in the USA. You can learn a great deal about the history of British reel manufacturing as well as Barrie’s life by listening to this recording. (2011) Details

Yates, Chris - Interview with MattPenguin arranged for this interview to be made to aide the launch of Chris’s Book “Out of the Blue”. This was a seismic shift for many readers as Chris is known for his coarse fishing exploits. This interview sets the scene and explains Chris’s love of the sea. (2008) Details

Yates, Chris - Interview with Wayne ThomasBefore the book signing at River Reads to launch “Out of the Blue”, local reporter and angler Wayne Thomas interviewed Chris at length about his works. This gives a broader insight into one of the most famous anglers and arguably best author of the period. (2008) Details

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