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Anglers are always fascinated with fly fishing's golden age, and nothing brings back those years as vividly as a fine old rod and reel bearing the honorable scars of a lifetime afield. Classic & Antique Fly-Fishing Tackle features in-depth coverage of traditional gear from the 1860s to the 1920s, and affordable production tackle from the 1930s to the 1960s. Campbell discusses the history, design, construction, fishing characteristics, and identification of gear, and offers tips on future collectibles; he adds specific instructions for the care and repair of antique and classic tackle. (8 1/2 x 11, 368 pages, color photos, b&w photos, illustrations) A. J. Campbell has been collecting, restoring, dealing in, and fishing with antique and classic tackle most of his life. He a contributing editor for Saltwater Sportsman and lives in Maine.