Legends of Fishing: Robert Page LincolnAn 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.
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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.

Source: fishinghistory

Birth of The Cool 15Source: river_creek_designs on eBay 

Birth of The Cool 15
Source: river_creek_designs on eBay 

Print Ad for Johnson Sea-Horse 10, 1953
Source: wingerp on eBay

Print Ad for Johnson Sea-Horse 10, 1953

Source: wingerp on eBay

Cheap, charming and popular for over thirty years, Large Letter Postcards feature the block-letter spelling of a state or place name with smaller photos inside the letters. Tenney and Hilbert’s Large Letter Postcards: The Definitive Guide, 1930s-1950s is the best reference work; The Large Letter Postcard Site an excellent place to shop.

Cheap, charming and popular for over thirty years, Large Letter Postcards feature the block-letter spelling of a state or place name with smaller photos inside the letters. Tenney and Hilbert’s Large Letter Postcards: The Definitive Guide, 1930s-1950s is the best reference work; The Large Letter Postcard Site an excellent place to shop.

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.

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, 1915Photo: Wm. Notman & Son / Source: McCord Museum

Tobique River, New Brunswick, 1915
Photo: Wm. Notman & Son / Source: McCord Museum

Wish You Were Here 17
Bow Valley, Banff, Alberta
Photo: Byron Harmon / Source: totoalso on eBay

Wish You Were Here 17

Bow Valley, Banff, Alberta

Photo: Byron Harmon / Source: totoalso on eBay

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Source: wilf-brown


Sebastian Inlet, Florida, 1937
Source: State Archives of Florida

Sebastian Inlet, Florida, 1937

Source: State Archives of Florida

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Source: a-pol-o

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Source: fishinginstyle

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