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Milton Kent


With 868lb white shark caught on 36 thread
line Jervis Bay 12/6/1937. Length 12', Girth
5'8", using Max Lawsons Atalanta Rod &
Reel.
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James Nixon


Born 15/11/11 - ..., from Orbost in Victoria,
with marlin. Montague Island 1935
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Zane Grey

In front of his camp, Bermagui 1936.
Photo taken by Jim Simpson
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Jack Fidler

On the "Merlin", Montague Island 1935



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Jim Simpson

1912 - 1984. Jim Simpson managed Mick Simmons tackle shop Sydney. Circa 1937



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Jim Simpson

1912 - 1984. Jim Simpson managed Mick Simmons tackle shop Sydney. Circa 1937



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Jim Simpson

1912 - 1984. Jim Simpson managed Mick Simmons tackle shop Sydney. Circa 1937



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Max Lawson (left) with well known post WW2 angler, Jack Kelly.

Pictured on Lawson's "Murrawolga". 1948. Max Lawson (1895 - 1985). Pioneer big game fisherman from sydney who was arguably the leading angler from his boat "Avalon" prior to World War 2 and from his "Murrawolga" from 1947 to 1956. Mentor and coach of a later generation of game fishermen

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James Nixon

From Orbost in Victoria, with 345lb mako shark, Montague Island, 1935



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George Hosford

Tackle manager for Allcock & Pierce Melbourne. Photo taken at Montague Island, 1935 by Jim Nixon

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