Monday, February 7, 2011

News of the Week: 07 February 2011

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Field & Stream's new vintage tackle feature...Malcolm Lyell has passed away...National Guardsman combines fishing with soldiering...Kiwi girl is a smart angler...Orfordville gas station still sells tackle...Montana friends hold fly rod building class for of seminal article on Ron Kusse has American made fishing reel...Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo is around the must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Field & Stream's Joe Cermele has inaugurated a new vintage tackle feature on the F&S blog…and I'll be helping out!

Malcolm Lyell , managing director of Holland & Holland--who once purchased Farlow's to get into the tackle trade--has passed away.

New Jersey state senator Jeff Van Drew leads attack against saltwater fishing license legislation.

One soldier combines his passions: the National Guard and fishing .

Fishing in Arkansas with free gear

A Washington Times editorial on how hunting and fishing are under attack .

Long Beach is host to a fly fishing expo .

This Kiwi is a right smart angler with a rod .

The Orfordville gas and grocery store still carries tackle , as they did 75 years ago.

Ron Fisher and friends help teach kids how to build fly rods .

A new fishing rod puts safety first .

Charles Patrick Crow, former editor of The New Yorker and author of a seminal piece on bamboo rod maker Ron Kusse, has passed away .

John Merwin profiles a great reel made by the U.S. Reel Company (in China...sigh), sold at a great price.

Finishing with a Flourish: The Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo opens Feb. 18--and I'll be there launching a book by Glen Lau!

- Dr. Todd

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