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  1. Back in the immediate, austere post-WW2 days when fishing was a pretty ‘jolly’ , harmless, pipe-smoking chaps affair deemed fit to be shown to pre-television movie-goers in the weekly Pathe News ‘short’ before the screening of the main feature. The man with the make-it-snappy rod and what, to me, looks like an old Hardy Sea Silex reel (or very similar) went on to appear on British television and delighted many a country-loving and totally fish-struck kid like me (and many a casual onlooker ‘townie’) during the 1960s and ’70s. Very good at it he was, too. Here is old Jack, still much-remembered by people of a ‘certain age’ –

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