Category Archives: Antique Tackle Observer

Antiques & Vintage Tackle

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

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Men of Trent The Story of the Nottingham Winch

Many thanks for all the great messages and support.   Thanks to John Stephenson for his review.  

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Men of Trent The story of the Nottingham winch.

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/

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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

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

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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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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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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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Has Europe gone mad?

A friend of mine asked me if I knew anything about a proposed law about to be introduced through the back door that would affect anglers? No, tell me more. He directed me to the UKIP website, let me say … Continue reading

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Mullock’s Auction

Mullock’s next auction of fishing tackle will take place at the Clive Pavilion Ludlow Racecourse on SUNDAY 22nd of March. Please note this is also Mothering Sunday so have your excuses ready. To view the online catalogue click here

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