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Mevagissey Mako Shark Mevagissey Mako SharkIt is fairly likely that this is the 370lb specimen caught from Eddie’s boat Penare in 1964Read more...

Record Mako Shark Record Mako SharkA search for mako shark photographs leads to this information on the record fish.Read more...

New Mako Shark Information New Mako Shark InformationWe have been advised of another mako shark capture to add to the list in earlier articles with all the supporting information.Read more...

Minor UK Fish Species by Fred Buller MBE Minor UK Fish Species by Fred Buller MBEWe were donated this article by Keith Elliott, Editor of Classic Angling magazine. It was submitted by Fred Buller MBE in reply to a previous article.Read more...

2018; The Golden Anniversary of the Carbon Fibre Fishing Rod 2018: The Golden Anniversary of the Carbon Fibre Fishing RodJames Barlow has written in this article what we consider to be the definitive history of the carbon fibre rod (Copyright James Barlow 2018) Read more...

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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