Classic and Antique Fly-fishing Tackle

Classic and Antique Fly-fishing Tackle : A Guide for Collectors and Anglers

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This book features in-depth coverage of traditional fishing gear from the 1860s to the 1920s, and affordable production tackle from the 1930s to the 1960s. Campbell discusses the history, design, construction, fishing characteristics and identification of important gear, and offers tips on future collectables; he adds specific instructions for the care and repair of antique and classic tackle. The sections cover: English and American tackle origins; early makers of three-, four- and six-strip bamboo rods; finding vintage fly tackle; and keeping, repairing and using the classics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 215.9 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 929.86g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour and b&w photographs, line illustrations
  • 1585744859
  • 9781585744855
  • 1,835,458

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""A. J. Campbell's book is a treasure." --"Fishing Collectibles""magazine""show more

About A.J. Campbell

A. J. CAMPBELL has been collecting, restoring, dealing in, and fishing with antique and classic tackle most of his life. He a contributing editor for Saltwater sportsman and lives in Boothbay, Maine.show more

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