Saturday, December 28, 2013

Selling Fish

A Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach (1885) by the Irish painter Stanhope Alexander Forbes.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Nostalgic Fishing

An illustration by Frank Earle Schoonover done for Days Off by Henry Van Dyke first published in 1907

Friday, December 13, 2013

Net Fishing

Fishing with Nets. Cover Illustration from May 1949 by the American artist Mead Schaeffer.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Maybee a Fishing Goddess

Raquel Welch posing with fishing nets. Wet fishermen dreams.

Saturday, November 30, 2013


A pin up hooked herself while fly fishing. 1950s illustration by Peter Driben.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Cleaning Fish

Men cleaning fish. Painting by the American artist Howard Logan Hildebrandt.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Devon Aoki goes fishing

The American model and actress Devon Aoki posing with a fish by David LaChapelle.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

True Action

True action with fly fishing. Cover illustration of Cavalier in march 1959.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner posing with fishing rod in the 1940s.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Tiny Catch

A real tiny catch by the pin up painter Bill Layne.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Treacherous Mermaids

The Mermaid Rock (1894), romantic painting by the English artist Edward Matthew Hale.

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Lucky Fishing

Lucky fishing by smoking. Ad combining fly fishing with cigarettes, good old times.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Valencian Fisherman

Valencian Fishermen (1895) by the Spanish painter JoaquĆ­n Sorolla.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Golden Days

Taking a nap while fishing. Golden Days by Norman Rockwell 1930.

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Hooked Pin Up

A pin up on the hook, illustration by Edward Runci.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Cleaning the Catch

Fishermen are cleaning their catch. Painting by John George Brown (1887).
I think it's probably codfish.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Barracuda Fishing

Big action while fishing for barracuda. Fishing magazine cover from 1913.