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Fenwick's History and Fishing Rods CD-ROM by Victor R. Johnson, Jr.

Fenwick's History and Fishing Rods CD-ROM by Victor R. Johnson, Jr.

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This product is a CD-ROM containing the book as a PDF.

This book is the first complete historical analysis of this famous rod making firm. It is 180 pages in length and contains 185 historical photos and images.

The first half of the book examines the history of Fenwick during its seven phases of ownership from 1955-1988. There is also an in depth account of the events and technology associated with the development of the first graphite rod.

Fenwick made several million rods during the period studied in this book. The second half of the book examines these rods and rod types. The analysis is done chronologically by rod type including:

  • Fly rods,
  • Freshwater water rods-bass, spinning and specialty rods,
  • Steelhead, salmon and light ocean rods,
  • Saltwater rods.

The second half of the book also contains chapters on:

  • Custom rods and blanks,
  • How to tell the age of a Fenwick rod,
  • Price Guide for Fenwick rods.

This book is an interesting and important resource for Fenwick rod owners, classic tackle collectors and people interested in the history of fishing rod development.

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  • Fenwick: Fenwick's History and Rods, Including the Development of the First Graphite Rod

    Victor R. Johnson, Jr.

  • Binding: CD

    Copyright: 2005

    Pages: 180

    Size: 5.5 x 4.88 in.

    Condition: New

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