Misc, Vintage Fishing Items.
This is where we post various non lure or reel related items. Pieces like hook and sinker tins, creels, and other old fishing related items. Fishing is a vast sport with many pieces of equipment needed to catch fish. Collectors pick items like old boat motors, paddles, canoes, waders, vests and many other cool items like minnow buckets and floats. The vintage fishing industry covers all aspects of the sport. As we acquire items, we will post them here for everyone to enjoy.
This 1926 South Bend Catalog was a great field find for us. Sometimes when you dig into an old box of papers, real treasure can be found. This is a great read and full of priceless information.
The 1944 edition of U.S Line Companies "Kinks N Cues" Fishing booklet. 1944 was a year for the ages, as the Normandy Landings would take place on June 6th from the air and on the beaches of France. I cherish this book and keep it in a safe place and always remember those who gave everything for our freedom and never got to look at this issue. We will always cherish the memory and Remember those who gave their lives for our freedom.
This cool Fishing scale is from Chatillon New York. It has a Patent Date stamp of February, 13th, 1912. That is just 9 weeks prior to the Sinking of the Titanic. The Titanic was on it's way to New York when it sunk on April, 15th, 1912.
This Tin of Mustad hooks is in fair shape, with the Key Brand, as with many old tins it's been fishing and is aged with some character.
This tin is a nice one, it is without the diamond logo in the corner which usually covers up the fish action in the graphics.
Mimico Canada, Sinker Tin.
These Shurkatch tins are popular and many are out there to be collected.
Vintage Pflueger Kirby Hooks, factory 50 pack. This package is in near perfect condition, kept stored in a collection for many years and never exposed to the outdoors. Preserved in original condition.
The 1946 edition of U.S Line Companies "Kinks N Cues" Fishing booklet. Loaded with cool tips and information to help you catch more fish. These booklets are extremely collectable, although tough to find keep looking these turn up from time to time.
The 1946 Special edition of U.S Line Companies "Gadgets & Kinks" Fishing booklet. This booklet is slightly different in the fact that it has more in the way of tips to catch fish.
This Tin of Mustad hooks is in great shape, with the Key Brand, This Carlisle hook tin did not see much action.
This tin is from the Houston Fishing Tackle Company 3/0 Split Shot.
This tin is worded nice, Shot, Caps, and instead of Sinkers the word Plummet. Redditch England.
This box of Mustad hooks is a neat one, with the Key Brand, these old boxes are usually in very bad shape as the paper deteriorates.