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Fred Arbogast: A Biography of Akron's Greatest Angler by Kevin Virden

Fred Arbogast: A Biography of Akron's Greatest Angler by Kevin Virden

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This biography traces the historical roots of the Fred Arbogast family, his heritage, and his legacy as one of today's most iconic and recognized names in the fishing tackle industry. It includes a detailed history of his ancestry, his life story, accounts about his angling, and words written by the famous fisherman himself. It also covers the history of the company he founded in Akron, Ohio including the history of each fishing lure he invented and produced during his lifetime, the most famous being the Tin Liz, Hawaiian Wiggler, Jitterbug, Hula Dancer, and Hula Popper. It also includes long-forgotten information on the history and creation of the world-famous Jitterbug and Hula Popper. Whether you are a collector of Arbogast baits, interested in local Akron history, or just love to fish Jitterbugs, this book will be a revelation. Enjoy this wonderful look at Fred Arbogast, Akron's greatest angler and a legend in his own time.

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  • Fred Arbogast: A Biography of Akron's Greatest Angler

    Kevin Virden


  • Binding: Soft Cover

    Copyright: 2017

    Pages: 200

    Size: 6 x 9 in.

    Condition: New

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