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Angling Collection

Background imageAngling Collection: The haaf-net fisherman of Solway firth, at their nets, started fishing on the first day

The haaf-net fisherman of Solway firth, at their nets, started fishing on the first day of spring. The men who fish this way have to be hardy to withstand up to 3 hours waist-deep in water wielding

Background imageAngling Collection: Miss Ann Strobel of the USA the only woman professional competing in the World Casting

Miss Ann Strobel of the USA the only woman professional competing in the World Casting Championships in Scarborough. 15th September 1966

Background imageAngling Collection: Wylam Angling Club members Graham Heaney (left) with John Eden with the first salmon

Wylam Angling Club members Graham Heaney (left) with John Eden with the first salmon caught on the River Tyne during hazardous water, full of snow-capped ice floes in the 1987 season

Background imageAngling Collection: Young boys fishing in the River Gade at Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire

Young boys fishing in the River Gade at Hemel Hempstead in Hertfordshire. Circa 1939

Background imageAngling Collection: Fishing on river Thames at Kingston, London (formerly Surrey) August 1953

Fishing on river Thames at Kingston, London (formerly Surrey) August 1953

Background imageAngling Collection: Abuse of the privilege extended to young anglers to fish at Swanswell Pool in Coventry

Abuse of the privilege extended to young anglers to fish at Swanswell Pool in Coventry city centre has led to trouble the first week of the new season

Background imageAngling Collection: John Barrett and boatman Dick Burke enjoy a 'tall: fishing story together circa 1947

John Barrett and boatman Dick Burke enjoy a "tall: fishing story together circa 1947
John Barrett and boatman Dick Burke enjoy a " tall: fishing story together circa 1947. Dick is the trusted liason officer of the King of Glass Island

Background imageAngling Collection: Barry Collier and Chris Poupard seen here at Aveley Lake with their catch of four five

Barry Collier and Chris Poupard seen here at Aveley Lake with their catch of four five pond rainbow trout. 16th May 1987

Background imageAngling Collection: A fisherman prepares his rod beside a river in Kent. Circa 1946

A fisherman prepares his rod beside a river in Kent. Circa 1946

Background imageAngling Collection: Fishing for tiddlers at Mill Gardens, Leamington Spa. 8th August 1972

Fishing for tiddlers at Mill Gardens, Leamington Spa. 8th August 1972

Background imageAngling Collection: Fisherman Ray Mumford seen here with his catch. 26th October 1967

Fisherman Ray Mumford seen here with his catch. 26th October 1967

Background imageAngling Collection: The exposed lakebed at Oldbury Reservoir, near Atherstone, North Warwickshire

The exposed lakebed at Oldbury Reservoir, near Atherstone, North Warwickshire. Anglers risk a mud danger as they persue shaols of fish trapped in the dwindling area of water. 19th July 1976

Background imageAngling Collection: Young boys while away the summer holidays fishing on the River Sow in Stafford

Young boys while away the summer holidays fishing on the River Sow in Stafford. 1st August 1963

Background imageAngling Collection: The first London International Inventions Exhibition, held at London

The first London International Inventions Exhibition, held at Londons Royal Horticultural New Hall, Westminster. Pictured, an invention that will be a boon to anglers

Background imageAngling Collection: Keep net belonging to boys fishing in Battersea Park 7th August 1963

Keep net belonging to boys fishing in Battersea Park 7th August 1963

Background imageAngling Collection: Boys fishing in Battersea Park 7th August 1963

Boys fishing in Battersea Park 7th August 1963

Background imageAngling Collection: Start of Fishing Season, Reading, June 1980

Start of Fishing Season, Reading, June 1980

Background imageAngling Collection: Ebbw Vale, Wales. Sea angler tries his luck off the mumbles of Ebbw Vale, 11th March 1971

Ebbw Vale, Wales. Sea angler tries his luck off the mumbles of Ebbw Vale, 11th March 1971. Face of Britain 1971 Feature

Background imageAngling Collection: Childhood: Fishing. After the Tiddler Title. ! Its a great day by the pond at Victoria

Childhood: Fishing. After the Tiddler Title. ! Its a great day by the pond at Victoria
Childhood: Fishing. After the Tiddler Title.! Its a great day by the pond at Victoria Park, London. Youngsters of all ages, girls and boys line the bank, lying full length at the waters edge

Background imageAngling Collection: Mr. E. Drury, for a wager, cast a line from the roof of The Savoy Hotel to the river

Mr. E. Drury, for a wager, cast a line from the roof of The Savoy Hotel to the river Thames over 100 yards away. London, 11th October 1953

Background imageAngling Collection: Billy Lane owner of Lane Fishing seen here in his Much Park Street circa 1959

Billy Lane owner of Lane Fishing seen here in his Much Park Street circa 1959

Background imageAngling Collection: This man enjoys a smoke as he waits patiently for a bite

This man enjoys a smoke as he waits patiently for a bite as he fishes in the Coventry Canal. West Midlands, 17th July 1967

Background imageAngling Collection: These young lads are having fun fishing with a net in the Coventry Canal at the Cash

These young lads are having fun fishing with a net in the Coventry Canal at the Cashs Lane bridge, Foleshill, Coventry. West Midlands, 17th July 1967

Background imageAngling Collection: A Great Plaice for Fishing. St Annes on Sea, Lancashire

A Great Plaice for Fishing. St Annes on Sea, Lancashire, had a problem with their open air swimming pool. How to clean the pool of Alge

Background imageAngling Collection: Angling. A fisherman sits patiently waiting for a bite at Kingsbury Water Park

Angling. A fisherman sits patiently waiting for a bite at Kingsbury Water Park, North Warwickshire. 27th September 1979

Background imageAngling Collection: Young boy goes for a spot of fishing at dried out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham

Young boy goes for a spot of fishing at dried out Edgbaston reservoir in Birmingham during the summer heatwave of 1976. 9th August 1976

Background imageAngling Collection: Filming of an episode of Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads

Filming of an episode of Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads fishing in the North Tyne near Haughton Castle situated to the north of the village of Humshaugh, Northumberland

Background imageAngling Collection: Fred Serenades The Worms: Angler Fred Weldings neighbours don

Fred Serenades The Worms: Angler Fred Weldings neighbours don t go much on the strange vibrant sound Fred makes as lovingly he strokes his metal bow across a hickory stick violin but the worms love

Background imageAngling Collection: Ernest Stamford from Sheffield puts the finishing touches to one of his hand made fishing

Ernest Stamford from Sheffield puts the finishing touches to one of his hand made fishing rods. 27th October 1967. watscan - - 27/04/2010

Background imageAngling Collection: Ernest Stamford from Sheffield displays one of his hand made fishing weights

Ernest Stamford from Sheffield displays one of his hand made fishing weights. 27th October 1967. watscan - - 27/04/2010

Background imageAngling Collection: It was the angling date of the year for two lads from Coventry Boys Club

It was the angling date of the year for two lads from Coventry Boys Club. " Would you like to fish with entertainer and keen angler Frankie Vaughan?" they were asked

Background imageAngling Collection: George Howe of Walbottle fishing in the River Tyne at Wylam

George Howe of Walbottle fishing in the River Tyne at Wylam

Background imageAngling Collection: Boats sailing along a river while long grass grows on the bank beside Circa 1955

Boats sailing along a river while long grass grows on the bank beside Circa 1955

Background imageAngling Collection: Steven Reynolds top angler and athlete fishing in the river Tyne February 1991

Steven Reynolds top angler and athlete fishing in the river Tyne February 1991

Background imageAngling Collection: Anglers Airdrie Joe McLaughlin Alan Duncan Robert Makenson expelled anglers

Anglers Airdrie Joe McLaughlin Alan Duncan Robert Makenson expelled anglers from Hillend Angling Club crouch near water with newspapers and fish suppers

Background imageAngling Collection: Two young boys sitting on the side of a bridge as they try fishing in their local river

Two young boys sitting on the side of a bridge as they try fishing in their local river using a long stick circa 1950s

Background imageAngling Collection: Chimpanzee Charlie, the family favorite from Chipperfields Circus

Chimpanzee Charlie, the family favorite from Chipperfields Circus, loves joining his friends Tommy Chipperfield and John Youles for a spot of fishing on the River Lea. chimp catching fish

Background imageAngling Collection: George Miller, Scotlands youngest angler, who can be spotted regularly at the Leven

George Miller, Scotlands youngest angler, who can be spotted regularly at the Leven Valley Angling Club near Loch Lomond, 18th August 1983

Background imageAngling Collection: Radio Disc Jockey Chris Tarrant enjoying a spot of fishing in his spare time

Radio Disc Jockey Chris Tarrant enjoying a spot of fishing in his spare time. 4th May 1994

Background imageAngling Collection: A men enjoys a relaxing day angling 01 / 05 / 79 circa

A men enjoys a relaxing day angling 01 / 05 / 79 circa
A men enjoys a relaxing day angling 01/05/79 circa

Background imageAngling Collection: A netful of trout from a fish farm 01 / 07 / 79 circa

A netful of trout from a fish farm 01 / 07 / 79 circa
A netful of trout from a fish farm 01/07/79 circa

Background imageAngling Collection: A pair of young anglers prepare to enjoy a quite afternoon fishing on Blyth Pier

A pair of young anglers prepare to enjoy a quite afternoon fishing on Blyth Pier. 14th August 1978

Background imageAngling Collection: No fighting over pitches at this stretch of water as anglers enjoy a spot of fishing at

No fighting over pitches at this stretch of water as anglers enjoy a spot of fishing at Derwent Reservoir, County Durham

Background imageAngling Collection: A keen angler fishing in the Hydro Power lake at the Earth Balance centre at West

A keen angler fishing in the Hydro Power lake at the Earth Balance centre at West Sleekburn Farm, near Bedlington in Northumberland

Background imageAngling Collection: A lone youngster enjoys a spot of fishing at Derwent Reservoir

A lone youngster enjoys a spot of fishing at Derwent Reservoir, County Durham 01/06/75 circa

Background imageAngling Collection: Members of Seaham Angling club brave the North East weather to make a the biggest catch

Members of Seaham Angling club brave the North East weather to make a the biggest catch of the day

Background imageAngling Collection: A group of anglers enjoying a spot of fishing on the pier at the mouth of the River Wear

A group of anglers enjoying a spot of fishing on the pier at the mouth of the River Wear in Sunderland

Background imageAngling Collection: A group of anglers enjoying a spot of fishing on the beach at South Shields

A group of anglers enjoying a spot of fishing on the beach at South Shields



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