Granite Shoals, Texas, 1950s
Source: LCRA Corporate Archives on Flickr

Granite Shoals, Texas, 1950s

Source: LCRA Corporate Archives on Flickr

Chapleau, Ontario, 1963Source: wilf-brown

Chapleau, Ontario, 1963
Source: wilf-brown

Labrador, Canada, 1960Source: lostslideshows

Labrador, Canada, 1960
Source: lostslideshows

Wheatley Fly Box and Steelhead FliesSource: Lang’s Auction

Wheatley Fly Box and Steelhead Flies
Source: Lang’s Auction

“Damn Right Your Dad Drank It” 
Canadian Club Print Ad, 2007Posed, styled, and color-corrected to look like a vintage snapshot, this faux tableaux of men at play in the 1970s was part of a Beam Global Spirits campaign to convince younger male drinkers to abandon beer and wine for harder liquor. “Your Dad Was Not a Metrosexual” was the headline under this particular slice of sporty nostalgia.

“Damn Right Your Dad Drank It” 

Canadian Club Print Ad, 2007
Posed, styled, and color-corrected to look like a vintage snapshot, this faux tableaux of men at play in the 1970s was part of a Beam Global Spirits campaign to convince younger male drinkers to abandon beer and wine for harder liquor. “Your Dad Was Not a Metrosexual” was the headline under this particular slice of sporty nostalgia.

Plain of the Six Glaciers, Lake Louise, Alberta, 1925Source: McCord Museum

Plain of the Six Glaciers, Lake Louise, Alberta, 1925
Source: McCord Museum

“Hooked!”Currier & Ives Print, 1874Source: Museum of The City of New York

“Hooked!”
Currier & Ives Print, 1874
Source: Museum of The City of New York

Yellow Jacket Boat CompanyDenison, Texas (1949-1959)Source: martyonline

Yellow Jacket Boat Company
Denison, Texas (1949-1959)
Source: martyonline

Luxor No.1 “Luxe” Spinning ReelOne of the early European spinning reels, Luxors were first manufactured in France in the 1930s by Pezon & Michel and made their way to the US after World War in the hands of servicemen returning from overseas. They were never as popular as Mitchell reels but hard-core enthusiasts—often Long Islanders after Striped Bass—adored them.Source: Lang’s Auction

Luxor No.1 “Luxe” Spinning Reel
One of the early European spinning reels, Luxors were first manufactured in France in the 1930s by Pezon & Michel and made their way to the US after World War in the hands of servicemen returning from overseas. They were never as popular as Mitchell reels but hard-core enthusiasts—often Long Islanders after Striped Bass—adored them.
Source: Lang’s Auction

Rock HudsonPublicity still for the Howard Hawks comedy Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964). Hudson played an Abercrombie & Fitch fishing expert who had never wet a line in his life.

Rock Hudson
Publicity still for the Howard Hawks comedy Man’s Favorite Sport? (1964). Hudson played an Abercrombie & Fitch fishing expert who had never wet a line in his life.

New Fishing Photos 24

New Fishing Photos 24

(Source: deadsleep, via fishinginstyle)

“Take a Boy Along”
South Bend Fishing Photo Contest Winner, 1944Josef Muench, Santa Barbara, CaliforniaSource: Antique Fishing Lures

“Take a Boy Along”

South Bend Fishing Photo Contest Winner, 1944
Josef Muench, Santa Barbara, California
Source: Antique Fishing Lures

Wish You Were Here 10
Hundreds of humorous Fishing Postcards—usually featuring grotesquely oversized fish or duplicitous fishermen—have been produced over the years and probably deserve a Tumblr of their own. Here at Old Fishing Photos we regularly resist the temptation to post these comic creations, but this 1938 gem by Ray Walters was too good to pass up. One of 10 C. T. Whopper Fish Comics from Curt Teich Linen Comic Postcards.
Source: somanypcs on eBay

Wish You Were Here 10

Hundreds of humorous Fishing Postcards—usually featuring grotesquely oversized fish or duplicitous fishermen—have been produced over the years and probably deserve a Tumblr of their own. Here at Old Fishing Photos we regularly resist the temptation to post these comic creations, but this 1938 gem by Ray Walters was too good to pass up. One of 10 C. T. Whopper Fish Comics from Curt Teich Linen Comic Postcards.

Source: somanypcs on eBay