America's Fly Lines by: Victor Johnson Jr.
Click thumbnails for expanded view.
- Quantity Available: 2
Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.
Table of Contents: Page 1 - Page 2
This book is the first book of its type to chronicle the evolution of the modern fly line from its horsehair and silk beginnings. It has detailed profiles of over 40 of the major firms selling fly lines in America from 1816 to date. It also explains the technology advances in fly line technology over the same period. This book is a valuable resource for anyone purchasing a new fly line as well as classic tackle collectors. It contains a price guide for antique and vintage fly lines. All fishermen will find the book interesting to read. This book is 8 x 11" with 166 pages; illustrated with over 260 graphics of fly lines and other historical information.
Leon Chandler (1992 Angler of the Year--Fly Rod and Reel magazine) has written a Foreword to the book and a chapter on taking care of your fly lines. He said the following about the book None of us will ever know the hours, days, weeks, and years that Victor Johnson, Jr. spent doing research for this book. We, and all future generations of fly anglers, all owe him a debt of gratitude. This is a book that needed to be written."
- Leavenworth , Kansas
- View Storefront
- View Seller Website
- Contact Seller About This Item
- View Store Policies
- Reference #
- Country of Origin
- Width: 8.38 inches
- Height: 10.75 inches
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 1.38 pounds
- Soft Cover
Items Similar To "America's Fly Lines by: Victor Johnson Jr."
Solid Maple and Iron Sled
Frontier Living: An Illustrated Guide to Pioneer Life in America by: Edwin Tunis
c. 1900 Antique Willow Woven Fishing Creel _CENTRE HOLE_ Great Britain_
America's Fishing Waders by: Victor Johnson
The History of the Fish Hook in America Volume 1: From Forge to Machine by: Todd E. A. Larson