1794 Fishing Tackle Ad
This a 1794 Fishing Tackle Ad. It proves that sometimes while we believe the roots of the American Fly Fishing or Fishing Tackle industry started in the early to mid 19th Century, it did not. While names such as TH Bate, JT Buel, WD Chapman and others like Bradford and Anthony are some of the earlier we think of there were others, it’s just finding the documentation to share. 1794 is old for American fishing tackle a swe know it, but it’s but a sliver of time if we begin to look at native American, or European fishing culture or history.
The Old established fishing tackle shop is removed to No.34 Great Dock Fleet between front and second streets and near drawbridge. Where may be had as usual a very executive complete and general equipment of all kinds of fishing tackle for use of either Sea or River.
FLy, Trolling, Bottom, Bag or other sorts and sizes of fishing rods either hollow or solid plain or ringed.