Thursday, March 14, 2013

Download the March 2012 Fishing for History Magazine!

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The March 2013 issue of The Fishing for History Magazine is up and ready to be downloaded! We have added some new regular columnists, including Steve Lumpkin on Illinois' Tackle Heritage and Tom Jacomet, author of Lure Lore! Download the latest issue by Clicking Here!

This issue features the following articles:

-- Bill Sonnett on Railroads and Fishing

-- Gary Miller on Michigan Railroad Fishing Ephemera

-- Steve Lumpkin on Cloth Baits

-- The Boston & Maine Railroad's Fishing Pamphlet (1900)

-- Big Nemo on Displaying Tackle Tips

-- John Etchieson on Heddon's Chief Dowagiac

-- Dan Basore remembers Bill Cullerton Sr.

-- Dick Braun on the Zebco 22 Red Spinner-head

-- Finn Featherfurd unravels the Outer's family of magazines

-- Pam Beveridge covers early 1900s postcards sent to Irma Wells Thomas at Brewer, Maine

-- Dr. Todd E.A. Larson on Harry English, Billiards, and Tournament Casting

-- Tom Jacomet details the history of the Firetal Sonic

-- Dr. Tim O'Brien opines on the Atlantic Blue Marlin

-- Dean Smith on Tackle Smalls

-- Harold Dickert on vintage Ice Fishing Tackle

-- Ben Wright's Spinning Reel Report from Feb. 2013

-- Robert Ellis on the Bronson Modern

-- G. Buckley Juhasz on the Hardy Perfect

-- Alex Pawlina on The Tessier Everready Gaff Springloaded Fish Hook

-- Annotated Catalogs: Iver Johnson's Reel Section (1912)

-- Photo Essay: The Buttons of Tip-Up Town, 1953-2008

-- A review of Warner and Sons Wyers Frére (2013)

-- An interview with author Bernard Defrance

-- Collection of the Month: Charles Rieckmann's Photo Finish Pikies

-- Mrs. Blue Devil and her Tackle

-- The Fishing News of the Month

-- 1000 Words

-- Focus on Full Page Ads

-- The UNID Files

-- Lost Patents: Geisinger Rod Holder (1937)

-- Voices from the Past: James Heddon, C.L. Gilman, South Bend, Charles Kewell

A spectacular issue! Note that is 22.3 megs and will take some time to download!

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