Author Archives: Stefan Duma

Nottingham Wooden Fishing Reels

Men of Trent will give a history of the Nottingham wooden fishing reel from it’s early beginnings. The book will pinpoint the various developments from the early bush reels, the strap backs, star backs and centre pins.   It will … Continue reading

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Men Of Trent – Ebook

  I have been asked if Men of Trent will be available as an ebook. Its something I have not thought about but would welcome your opinion. http://www.menoftrent.com  

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Men of Trent

Register an interest in a new book on the history of the Nottingham Winch http://www.menoftrent.com

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David Slater

Many of you who know me are aware of the fact that I have been working on a book on the history of the Nottingham fishermen and tackle makers for many years now. David Slater is one of the characters … Continue reading

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Tay Fishing Floats

Alfred John Tay was a float maker in Victoria Street Redditch when he invented a rather ingenious method that would enable the angler to change from one type of float to another quickly. Hi invention, a double loop staple — … Continue reading

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The Men of Trent

I would just like to announce that I have finished the book on the early history of the Nottingham Winch. More details to follow.

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Angling Auctions Chiswick London

This Saturday 2nd October, will be the autumn sale at Angling Auctions taking place at Chiswick Town Hall, to view the catalogue online click here. You will have to register to view all the lots.

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Mullocks Auction

This Saturday will see the summer sale by Mullocks at the Clive Pavilion Ludlow Racecourse. Unfortunately I will not be there but there are some great items for sale. A friend will be carrying a couple of bids for me. … Continue reading

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DAM, Heddon, Creek Chub, Gobel & Ever Ready Lures. Part II

The last article certainly did cause some interest and I want to thank all those people who where kind enoughto supply information. Various information came to light and here we will just tie up all the loose ends. Walt Hickerson … Continue reading

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Redditch Review.

I arrived nice and early in the hope of finding something nice to add to my collection but unfortunately despite a few hours looking I could find nothing.  There were some fantastic items including a David Slater made Combination reel … Continue reading

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