Classic Fishing Lures and Tackle is an entertaining general overview of the vast variety of fishing gear and memorabilia for all types of fishing. Sorenson provides historical background on the origins and evolution of fishing gear, their inventors, and the companies that produced them, including the classic manufactures Heddon, Pflueger, Shakespeare, South Bend, and Orvis. He also offers tips on which items are the most collectible, and advice on where to find them. Complementing Sorenson's easy-to-read text are Howard Lambert's intricate photographic stills, which raise the presentation of such items to an art form. Period ads, illustrations, brouchers, and literature complete this look at a popular hobby. Previous hardcover edition:0-89658-379-1
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About the Author
Eric L. Sorenson, an award winning sports editor and outdoors writer based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, began fishing thirty years ago as a child, exploring the pristine lakes of northern Minnesota and the Twin Cities with his grandfather. Eric, who earned his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism and Mass Communications, has contributed his freelance articles to outdoors magazines such as the In-Fisherman, the Walleye In-Sider, Mid West Outdoors, and Outdoor News. Eric has also published The Angler's Guide to Freshwater Fish of North America. When not writing, he is most commonly found on a trout stream; he also fishes for trophy muskies, walleyes, panfish, steelhead, and salmon.