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J.A Coxe Reel Oil Bottle

J.A Coxe Reel Oil Bottle This great J.A Coxe Reel Oil bottle shows us that yes there are other things we can collect besides just the lures, reel and rods themselves. This hard to find oil bottle is part of a segment of collecting, Reel Oil Bottles, Rod Varnish Bottles, even Fly Dope or Mosquito [...]

By | 2016-12-13T08:50:00+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Antique Reels, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc)|Comments Off on J.A Coxe Reel Oil Bottle

Hibbard Spencer Bartlett Fishing Catalog

Hibbard Spencer Bartlett Fishing Catalog This Hibbard Spencer Bartlett Fishing Catalog is from 1893. Its one of my favorite antique fishing lure and reel catalogs. The company playing a major role in the outdoor sporting fields both hunting, fishing, and fly fishing for many decades. Acting as a major jobber and distributor of fishing tackle [...]

By | 2016-09-02T10:19:50+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|19th Century Fishing Lures, Antique Lures, Antique Reels, Collectible Fishing Empherma (Books, Catalogs, Photos, Etc), Fly Fishing|Comments Off on Hibbard Spencer Bartlett Fishing Catalog

Heddon Dowagiac Pal P41 Reel

Heddon Dowagiac Pal P41 Reel The Heddon Dowagiac Pal P41 Reel is almost 70 years old. Its hard to believe when you find examples as clean as this. This antique reel mad by Heddon of Dowagiac Michigan was first introduced in 1947.  I was really suprised to read that Bronson made this reel for Heddon, [...]

By | 2016-07-05T23:32:16+00:00 July 5th, 2016|Antique Reels|Comments Off on Heddon Dowagiac Pal P41 Reel

Fowler Reel Ad Abbey Imbrie 1884

Fowler Reel Ad Abbey Imbrie 1884 This Fowler Reel Ad comes to us from a Abbey Imbrie antique fishing tackle catalog. The antique lure and reel catalog was published in 1884 and provides for us this great ad. Enough cant be said about vintage or antique advertising giving us glimpses into the past from which the [...]

By | 2016-10-26T11:41:18+00:00 May 6th, 2016|19th Century Fishing Lures, Antique Lure and Reel Ads, Antique Reels|Comments Off on Fowler Reel Ad Abbey Imbrie 1884

LS Mirro Reel

LS Mirro Reel in Box The LS Mirro Reel is a nifty miscellaneous reel. The antique reel born of the same make as the famous L&S bait Company, out of Bradley Illinois and Clearwater Florida.The marketing behind the reel was to couple or ride upon the already successful lures and make it a combination that [...]

By | 2016-10-26T11:41:18+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Antique Reels|Comments Off on LS Mirro Reel

Atlas Portage Reel Raised Pillar

Atlas Portage Reel Atlas Portage reel the raised pillar type as shown in the photos are one of the more common raised pillar fly reels I seem to run into. Some marked on the side plate with their trademark rising sun, some not at all. Atlas reels take a front seat as far as availability [...]

By | 2016-06-19T01:55:02+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Antique Reels|Comments Off on Atlas Portage Reel Raised Pillar

Winchester Reel Model 4250

Winchester Reel Model 4250 In the 1920s and into the 1930s the Winchester Repeating Arms company dabbled in fishing goods selling Winchester reel and well as rods, lures and flies. As of today is still one of the most prominent names that comes to mind when one thinks longevity in the sporting good vein. Diving [...]

By | 2016-06-17T23:06:07+00:00 March 1st, 2016|Antique Reels|1 Comment