Antique Tackle Observer Articles
- Aberdeen Fishing Tackle
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- D.A.M German tackle maker
- David Slater
- Edward vom Hofe
- Ever Ready German tackle maker.
- Gobel Bait.
- Hardy 3 inch Wide Drum Perfect
- Hardy Brothers
- Hardy Curragh Creel
- Hardy Drop Knife
- Hardy LRH Lightweight Reel
- Hardy Reels
- Hardy Tapered Spindle Reels
- J. W. Young
- Men of Trent
- Morner Reel
- Otto Zwarg
- River Expert Reel
- Spring & Lever Hooks
- Tackle Fairs
- Tay Fishing Floats
- Walter Dingley
- Westley Richards
Category Archives: Antique Tackle Observer
We have started a Facebook group and an Instagram page for Antique and Vintage fishing tackle. Facebook group Antique Fishing Tackle is for items of tackle that are 100 plus years old. It’s an open group and anyone can post. … Continue reading
Many thanks for all the great messages and support. Thanks to John Stephenson for his review.
I am please to announce that Men of Trent has been published and we will commence shipping at the end of the week. The books are expected in England on Thursday 14th June. To order follow the link https://menoftrent.com/
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
Register an interest in a new book on the history of the Nottingham Winch http://www.menoftrent.com
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
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
I would just like to announce that I have finished the book on the early history of the Nottingham Winch. More details to follow.
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
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.