Substitute "fishing rod" for guitar and you can feel this guy's pain. Now gently weep.
Things I Would Buy If I Could Only Afford Them
This Record 3000 is a really, really rare reel. And it comes in a tin can!
This Stan Bogdan fly reel has attracted a HUGE opening bid.
It's not often you find a Mitchell presentation reel!
I love this Ed. vom Hofe Model 504.
Fin Nor made some unbelievably big reels.
This ABU Cardinal 54 is a great spinning reel.
A Phillipson Premium that's never been fished? I'll take two, please.
The Heddon Coast Minnow is one of the coolest saltwater lures ever made.
A Shur Strike Anteater in red scale is going to drive the Creek Chub collectors insane.
This Jim Donaly Jersey Wow is a terrific New Jersey fishing lure.
Meek made some awesome reels, including this No. 3 Kentucky reel.
When's the last time you've seen a South Bend Coast Oreno in the box for sale?
So, you say you're looking for a 1920s hand-crank trolling motor?
Your Heddon Spook Report: a River Runt Spook in Everready Water Wave.
Your Heddon Spook Report, Part 2: A Heddon Lucky 13 in photo finish.
This Hetzel saltwater bone jig means the Jig Age is upon us!
A CCBC Dive Bomber in Victory Finish is a great relic of WWII.
A wooden musky Jitterbug is one of my all-time favorite lures.
Reason #429 to buy every fishing tackle book while you can: Johnny Garland's Bagley Book.
These two old Michigan spearing decoys would make a great display.
A Pflueger Kihoga is an often overlooked big game reel.
A pair of Worth Flutter Fins would make a great addition to a spinning lure collection.
As always, have a great weekend, and be good to each other--and yourself.
-- Dr. Todd