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Forgotten Fly Rods: Overlooked & Underappreciated American Fishing Rod Makers, Volume 1

By: Larson, Todd E. A.

Price: $108.00

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 190051

ISBN: 0981510264

Condition: As New


192 pp. One of 150 copies. We know a good deal about many of the major American rod makers, ranging from Hiram Leonard to Eustis W. Edwards to Lyle Dickerson. But high end fly rod makers like these are just the tip (and a glorious one at that) of the iceberg. From the earliest days of American rod making in the 1830s to the immediate post-World War II era, hundreds if not thousands of men made their living in part or in whole as rod makers. We have documented histories of less than 10% of them. This book is an effort to resurrect the stories of rod makers that span the range of American fishin... View more info

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The History of the Fish Hook in America

By: Larson, Todd E. A.

Price: $22.46

Publisher: Cincinatti, Whitefish Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180036

ISBN: 098151023X

Condition: As New


352 pp. The first of a three-volume series on the history of the American fish hook traces the origins of the hook industry from its humble beginnings in Brooklyn to its position as a major competitor both in foreign and domestic markets by 1900. The product of more than ten years of research, this work covers - much of it for the first time ever in print - the detailed history of the manufacturers and wholesalers who provided Americans with billions of hooks during this era. Fully illustrated with over 200 images, including many of rare and collectable fish hooks, the first volume is 352 page... View more info

The Magic of Bamboo: Essays on the Bamboo Fly Rod

By: Larson, Todd E. A.

Price: $31.46

Publisher: Cincinatti, The Whitefish Press: 2011

Edition: First Trade

Seller ID: 190096

ISBN: 1936702231

Condition: New


[frontis] [4], 185 pp. [1 ad] ISBN 978-1-936702-23-7, 1-936702-23-7? View more info