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Amateur Rod Making: The Writings of Judge Fitz James Fitch

By: Fitch, Fitz James

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190073

Condition: As New


152 pp. New. One of 100 copies of the limited edition. In 1882, E.C.Z. Judson--the famed angling writer known internationally as Ned Buntline--wrote to the new journal The American Angler that "the finest amateur rods...I have ever seen, are made...by Judge Fitch, a great fisherman, of Prattsvile, New York. Will he favor the readers of The Angler with a description of the make, weight, and wood used...?" With this one short paragraph, Judson set in motion events that culminated in January 1884 with the publication by Judge Fitz James Fitch of a seven part treatise on rod making for am... View more info