Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week Wild Trout: A Montana Fish Story is a cool video. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them This W.D. Chapman lure is incredible. An E.A. Pflueger frog would make any frog collector smile. An Ed. vom Hofe 491 is a rare reel. A C.F. Orvis 2nd model fly reel is pretty damn cool. Welch & Graves… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week This is an interesting 1970s/early 1980s video by Jack Hargreaves on the Green Drake fly. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them This Miller’s Reversible is a superb lure, especially in the box. They don’t come rarer than this Chippendale spinning reel. Loving this Pflueger Globe in the bOx. This Heddon Strawberry Sport “OO” in the… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week NOTE: apologies for the lack of the Funhouse last week, was busy graduating my daughter from high school! I just finished my 10-years in the making book on glass fly rods, so they’ve been on my mind. I found this interview with Cameron Mortenson of the Fiberglass Manifesto blog and thought it was cool. 12 Thing I Would Buy If… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week This British news reel about fly fishing is awesome. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them I have seen many, many cool Heddon items but I have never seen a Heddon Screw Driver in an envelope before! This is an awesome oddity French Alarm Reel. A Leonard Tournament fly rod is a perfect casting machine. I… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week Another old home fishing video. Love these. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them This bizarre English-Made Howban Reel is a wonderful find. Tugis is an early vom Hofe A&I casting reel. I’ve never seen this Shakespeare Dealer Sign before. What’s not to like about this superb Baby Vamp? I’m personally not into contemporary ice decoys… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week This is an awesome video of Kentucky Reels on display in Frankfort, Kentucky. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them I’m liking this metabolized Pflueger Catalina.. This gold presentation Heddon 3-35 is great. A Shakespeare 3-Hook Underwater Minnow is a beautiful lure. An Arbogast Tin Liz Walleye is just so awesome. A charming Charmer is always… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week Growing up I was a huge Stan Laurel fan It’s cool to see him fishing here in this ca. 1930 home movie. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them I absolutely LOVE these green splatter Paw Paw Platypus This Agal Ambidex makes me miss my friend Ben Wright. This is such an odd an endearing Henry… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week I can’t get enough of these post-war home fishing movies. So nostalgic. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them This CCBC Musky Plunker is a sweetheart. Literally everyone loves a Heddon Ice Decoy. LOVE this Donaly in the box. My favorite fly reel is this Orvis in the box. These W&M Granger Victory rods are underrated.… Read More »The Friday Funhouse

The Friday Funhouse

The Video of the Week This video on tournament/pendulum casting shows you just what a beast these big lead slingers are. 12 Thing I Would Buy If Only I Could Afford Them This Heddon 150 in the Wood Box is a centerpiece. Another great classic is this Miller’s Reversible. An S.E. Bogdan #0 is a modern masterpiece. A Heddon Punkinseed in Orange Shore Minnow is… Read More »The Friday Funhouse