Subtitle of this story is: "A glance at the old Dutch Schuyts".
Intertitle explains that for nearly three centuries the Dutch "Schuyts", or eel boats have been moored in the Thames. They remain there until relieved by other boats because if they were to vacate the moorings, their privileges...
Reeds are cut from the Danube riverbank and an electric eel is wired to give off 500 volts.
An electric eel, a period hairdressing contest and clay-pigeon shooting.
Eels caught in River Severn are placed in other rivers to breed - they are valuable food source!
Good story covering the 1953 Derby Horse race.
Eels transported to Holland & Bullfight, Dutch style.
Eel fishing in Maldon, Essex.
Stomach turning shots of an Essex based Jellied Eel Eating Competition.