Legends of Fishing: Robert Page Lincoln
An outdoors writer and fishing editor of several magazines, Lincoln is best remembered for his two books Black Bass Fishing (1952) and The Pike Family (1953). Photo and bio from Bill Sonnett. Sonnett’s “Deconstructing Old Ads” is one of the many informative and appealing departments at Fishing for History. Owned and edited by Dr. Todd Larson the blog has few equals when discussing the history of fishing and fishing tackle.
Print Ad for Johnson Sea-Horse 10, 1953
Source: wingerp on eBay
Daiwa: The Mark of Precision
A Japanese export since 1955, Daiwa Fishing Reels have improved in quality over the years and remain popular with diehard fans. However this 9500A Spincast Reel found at the side of a road is strictly a nostalgia piece.
Tobique River, New Brunswick, 1915
Photo: Wm. Notman & Son / Source: McCord Museum
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Bow Valley, Banff, Alberta
Photo: Byron Harmon / Source: totoalso on eBay