Author Archives: Stefan Duma

Romsey Tackle Fair

I will be at the Romsey Tackle Fair this sunday details below. March 8th 2009 – The Romsey Tackle Fair, Romsey, UK Romsey Community School, Greatbridge Road, Hants, SO518ZB 9am – 3pm, £2 entry, Tables £30, free parking, refreshments/tea/coffee/fresh rolls … Continue reading

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Graham Turners Book

I was asked if I was interested in doing a book review for Classic Angling, I was and it was published in issue 63 January 2010. Click on the thumbnails for a better view.

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Ustonson Reel

There has recently been much discussion on the Ustonson reel featured in Graham Turners book Fishing Tackle The Ultimate Collectors Guide. Graham Turners view was expressed in Classic Angling. In the next issue they published an article by Micheal Brabin expressing … Continue reading

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Mullocks Auction

Mullocks next auction will take place at the Clive Pavillion Ludlow on Saturday 20th March with 780 lots of tackle. I was speaking to a friend recently who was looking to collect something “different”, well he could start with a … Continue reading

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James William Young 1870-1921

James William Young was born in Redditch in 1870. His father William Young joined the firm of Samuel Allcock in 1874 as a tin maker. In addition to making boxes and cans he also made the tin lining for packing … Continue reading

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Edward vom Hofe Pt. II

In the 1907 catalogue the model 413 had changed sizes to fall in line with the rest of the reel models, as per the list in the first part of this article. This reel was a single action model and … Continue reading

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River Expert Reel

I recently bought a quantity of reels at Angling Auctions for a friend. He was only interested in two of them and so we came to an agreement regarding the other four. Three were nothing special but one was intriguing. … Continue reading

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Edward vom Hofe & Lorenzo Mitchell-Henry.

Some time ago  I wrote a piece about Tunny fishing and Mitchell-Henry. I have continued to research Big Game fishing and in the last eighteen months I have twice come across a reel that intrigued me. The reel is a … Continue reading

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Redditch Tackle Fair

The final event of the year will take place as usual at the Abbey Sports Stadium Redditch on Sunday 22nd November. There will be plenty of table with lots of tackle for sale in a wide range of prices. For … Continue reading

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Mullocks Auction

This Saturday Mullocks autumn sale will take place at the Clive Pavilion Ludlow racecourse. There will be 800 lots of tackle with many fine and rare examples for those who have deep pockets. As usual there will be tables traders … Continue reading

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