Angling Personalities

– known anglers include:-


Jack Charlton (ex-football manager), Paul Gasgoine (football, Everton & England), Vinnie Jones (former football, now film star), Dave Seaman (football, Arsenal & England), Alex Manninger (football, Arsenal), Darren Eadie (football, Leicester City), Steve Guppy (football, Leicester City), Lee Bowyer (football, Leeds Utd.), Sergei Rebrov (football, Spurs).

Ian Botham (former cricketer), Geoff Capes (ex-athletics), Barry McGuigan (boxing), Richie Woodhall (boxing, former WBC middleweight world champion), Alan Lamb (cricket), Nick Faldo (golf), Sam Torrence (golf), Robert Croft (England cricketer), Bobby George (darts), Gareth Edwards (ex-Rugby Union, Wales), Barry Hearn (sports promoter), Jeremy Guscott (Rugby Union, England), Andy Platt (Rugby League, Wigan), Mike Atherton (ex-England cricket captain), David Lloyd (former England cricket coach).

George Mellee (jazz), Roger Daltrey (ex-The Who’), Eric Clapton (rock guitarist), Stuart Adamson (rock group, ‘Big Country’), Gary Brooker (ex-‘Procul Harem’), Peter Watts (ex-‘Mott the Hoople’), Roger Waters (ex-‘Pink Floyd’), Richard Digance (singer/humorist), Max Bygraves (singer?), Robbie Williams (pop singer).

Bernard Cribbins (comedian), Chris Tarrant (comedian & TV compere), David Copperfield (comedian), Jim Davidson (comedian), Ronnie Corbett (comedian), Billy Connelly (comedian), Ted Hughes (poet), Diana Rigg (actress), Faith Brown (compere), Geoffrey Palmer (actor), Jim Bowen (compere), Phil Cool (comedian), Bobby Davro (entertainer), Paul Whitehouse (scriptwriter & comedian), Stan Boardman (comedian), Fiona Fullerton (actress).

Garry Davies (DJ), Bruno Brookes (ex-DJ, TV presenter), Fiona Armstrong (newsreader), Jeremy Paxman (presenter), Loyd Grossman (presenter), Marco Pierre White (chef), Angela Ripon (presenter), Selina Scott (newsreader), Jenny Hanley (presenter), Max Hastings (editor), Julian Petifer (broadcaster & RSPB former President).

as well as Prince Charles… and the Queen Mother was also a keen angler.