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The Celebrated Reels of Edward vom Hofe

By: Bingham, Ted

Price: $247.50

Publisher: Brightwaters, NY, Privately Printed: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180057

ISBN: 0615168825

Condition: As New


160 pp. Hardcover Limited Edition one of 231 copies. An un-numbered unsigned copy. The first book ever written about the work of master craftsman and inventive genius, Edward vom Hofe. The history of this famous reel maker and his extraordinary reels has been elusive until now. Whether you collect fishing tackle, deal in antiques, or just want to learn more about a treasured family heirloom, you’ll find this ground-breaking work invaluable. If you've ever looked... View more info

A Treasury of Reels: The Fishing Reel Collection of the American Museum of Fly Fishing

By: Brown, Jim

Price: $157.50

Publisher: Manchester VT, The Museum of American Fly Fishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180050

ISBN: 0962511102

Condition: As New


[6] 199 pp. [colophon] Limited edition of 500 copies 8.5x11.25" Some shelf rubbing on this fragile dustjacket, and a 1" tear at the top of the rear panel. Now in protective mylar View more info

A Treasury of Reels: The Fishing Reel Collection of the American Museum of Fly Fishing

By: Brown, Jim

Price: $270.00

Publisher: Manchester, VT, The American Museum of Fly Fishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 180069

ISBN: 0962511110

Condition: As New


[2], [signed tissued guarded frontis], [6], 199 pp. [1] In a matching buckram and leather clamshell box. View more info

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Collectible Fishing Reels

By: Caiati, Carl

Price: $26.96

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Pub Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180032

ISBN: 0764317679

Condition: As New


160 pp. A detailed history of the development of fishing reel technology and fascinating stories of the notable manufacturers who produced them are related here. Fly casting, bait casting, spinning, and spin casting reels produced in America and Europe during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are shown in over 180 fine photographs and drawings. Reels produced by famous manufacturers are shown, including J. C. Conroy and Company*TM, William Mills*TM, Julius Von Hofe*... View more info

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

By: Campbell, A. J.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York, Lyons Press: 2002

Edition: First Trade Paper

Seller ID: 180033

ISBN: 1585744859

Condition: New


358 pp. View more info

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A Conversation with Oscar Kovalovsky:

By: Douglas, Robert & Lauve, Larry

Price: $108.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180044

ISBN: 0981510272

Condition: As New


frontis, [3] i, 114 pp. One of 150 copies. On a warm and sunny day in May, 1995, Larry Lauve and Robert Douglas joined Oscar Kovalovsky at his home in Kernville, California, for a series of conversations about his life, about working with his father, Arthur Kovalovsky, and about the reels Oscar dsigned and built. It was a fascinating journey through time with one of the most innovative fishing reel makers of the 20th century and a living link to the grand days of big-gam... View more info

Trout Tackle: ONE

By: Ernest Schweibert

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180070

ISBN: 052548082X

Condition: Very Good -


[10], 258 pp. Book: A 1.75" razor-like cut on the front cover View more info

Handcrafting a Graphite Fly Rod

By: Garcia, L.A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180027

ISBN: 1878175580

Condition: Very Good


46 pp. View more info

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The American Devon & McGinty Minnow: Identification and Price Guide

By: Guist, Robert

Price: $31.46

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180034

Condition: As New


100 pp. For the first time ever, noted outdoor writer Robert E. "Bob" Guist brings you the definitive identification guide to the American McGinty and Devon Minnow. A uniquely American twist on the Phantom Minnow, this lure has puzzled collectors and historians alike. Guist unravels the complicated web of the McGinty, from its origins in the 1920s up to the 1990s. Used primarily by "River Rats" for walleye and other river fish, readers will be surprised t... View more info

Fly Tackle: A Guide to the Tools of the Trade

By: Henkin, Harmon

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Hagerstown, MD, Lippincott: 1976

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 180025

ISBN: 0397010729

Condition: Fine


240 pp. View more info

Bogdan

By: Hilyard, Graydon R.

Price: $355.50

Publisher: Portland, OR, Frank Amato Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Both Author & Subject

Seller ID: 180017

ISBN: 1571883991

Condition: New


This Limited Edition is leather bound, in dustjacket, with a slipcase. One of 250 copies. Attached to the slipcase spine is a metal Bogdan Reel insignia. Also, included with the limited is a portrait print signed by Stan Bogdan. By print artist David Rust. First Printing, First Edition. Bogdan reels are the Rolls-Royce of the fly-reel industry. Know for their impeccable performance, endurance, and superb craftsmanship, these reels have landed everything from trout to ... View more info

Antique Fly Reels: A History & Value Guide

By: Homel, D.B.

Price: $202.50

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 180066

ISBN: 1879522144

Condition: As New


[colophon], 160 pp. Book number one of a limited edition of thirty copies. In slipcase View more info

Antique Fly Reels: A History & Value Guide

By: Homel, D.B.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180012

ISBN: 1879522144

Condition: As New


160 pp. View more info

Antique & Collectible Fishing Rods: Identification & Value Guide

By: Homel, Dan; Homel, D.B.

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 180067

ISBN: 1879522071

Condition: As New


[colophon], 128 pp. In maroon leather with gilt lettering. Model listings and historical data on key bamboo fly rod makers. A concise, straightforward guide to fishing rods priced in three levels of condition. Includes illustrations, patent drawings, historical data, antique rod maintenance and repair tips. View more info

Antique & Collectible Fishing Rods: Identification & Value Guide

By: Homel, Dan; Homel, D.B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 2007

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 180014

ISBN: 1879522071

Condition: New


128 pp. [1997] Value Guide Enlarged and Updated, the newest edition available. Revised & updated with expanded model listings and historical data on key bamboo fly rod makers. A concise, straightforward guide to fishing rods priced in three levels of condition. Includes illustrations, patent drawings, historical data, antique rod maintenance and repair tips. View more info

Antique & Collectible Fishing Reels

By: Jellison, Harold & Homel, Dan

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180045

ISBN: 1879522063

Condition: As New


192 pp. View more info

Antique & Collectible Fishing Reels: Identification, Evaluation, and Maintenance

By: Jellison, Harold & Homel, Dan

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Bellingham, WA, Forrest Park Publishers: 1998

Seller ID: 180055

ISBN: 1879522136

Condition: As New


144 pp. View more info

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America's Fly Lines

By: Johnson, Victor R. Jr

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vallejo, CA, EP Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180019

ISBN: 0974053104

Condition: As New


166 pp. Foreward by Leon Chandler. The evolution of the modern fly line from its horsehair and silk beginnings to the present. Also a good reference work for collectors. View more info

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Pflueger Fishing Lure & Misc. Fishing Tackle Patents

By: Jolly, Jerald

Price: $22.46

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180038

ISBN: 0981510248

Condition: As New


210 pp. In this book, Jolly reproduces and synopsizes the 48 lure and 22 miscellaneous tackle patents (hooks, bobbers, stringers, etc.) granted to Pflueger, as well as 23 patents assigned, purchased, or licensed by the Enterprise Manufacturing Company. From Neverfail hardware to the Cyclone Spinner to the legendary Flying Hellgramite, each patent is illustrated with its patent drawing, and where appropriate, a photo or catalog cut of each patented item. The perfect compa... View more info

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Patented Hooks, Harnesses & Bait-Holders

By: Kieny, Jeff

Price: $40.46

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180037

ISBN: 0981510221

Condition: New


410 pp. Hooks are the most elemental and important tool in catching fish – predating ‘lures’, they form the foundation of fishing. This work is the most comprehensive study of hooks (including spring-loaded and mechanical hooks), harnesses and bait-holders ever published. Mr. Kieny takes the reader on an eye-opening, chronological walk through history; a walk that is as much about the inventors as their products. Hundreds of patented examples are individually profi... View more info