For those who haven't heard, Frank O'Brien--the inventor of the Tycoon Rod used by Zane Grey, Hemingway, and other famous saltwater anglers--was inducted a week ago into the IGFA Hall-of-Fame. His son Tim O'Brien is an ORCA, NFLCC and FATC member who's recently written a wonderfully well-received book about his father which you can check out by Clicking Here. Also make sure to watch the induction video below:
12 Things I Would Buy If Only i Could Afford Them
A Gabby Hayes western fishing kit for kids is pretty amazing.
Field find of the year? Field find of the year.
This Leo Wise frog lure is pretty neat.
This classic Expert Minnow is a terrific find.
The Moonlight Pikaroon in Skunk is just a flat out beautiful bait.
A Vom Hofe Islamorada Size 1 is a superb reel.
The 1904 Shakespeare underwater minnow in a wood slide box--oh yes!
CCBC special order surfster pike in pearl is just so rare.
Everyone loves the Heddon Hi Tail in Budweiser.
Man, this Zane Grey line spool is superb.
This is one rare Heddon Chugger.
This vintage ABU Dubbel spinner in the box is a great European lure.
As always, have a great weekend -- and be good to each other, and yourself.
-- Dr. Todd