vintage fly fishing

Cast From The Past: Reuben Heaton Pictorial Fly Reels

These Reuben Heaton pictorial brass trout reels with the streamside angler scene were made from 1880 to 1910 in Birmingham, U.K., featuring distinctive fishing scenes … The post Cast From The Past: Reuben Heaton Pictorial Fly Reels appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Cast From The Past: Haslinger Breviary

The Haslinger Breviary is one of the true relics of the fly fishing world from the Medieval era. It contains the oldest collection of fly … The post Cast From The Past: Haslinger Breviary appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Cast From the Past: Early C. F. Orvis Fly Reel

This C.F. Orvis fly reel, first patented in May 1874, is a good example of one of the earliest contracted spool fly reels made in … The post Cast From the Past: Early C. F. Orvis Fly Reel appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Cast From The Past: The Livingston Wallet

The Livingtson Wallet from the American Museum of Fly Fishing (Photo and Text Credit: American Museum of Fly Fishing, Manchester, Vermont) This fly wallet including … The post Cast From The Past: The Livingston Wallet appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Cast From The Past: Dean Smith Collection

This display of fly fishing accessories from the collection of Dean Smith illustrates the variety and scope of the world of “vest pocket” collectibles. Fly … The post Cast From The Past: Dean Smith Collection appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Cast From The Past: Early Charles F. Orvis Trade Card

This early four-color Charles F. Orvis trade card from the 1880s is one of the rarest examples of American fly fishing advertising from before the … The post Cast From The Past: Early Charles F. Orvis Trade Card appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Cast From The Past: H.L. Leonard Rods, Reels and Gun

I’ve was so caught up in all the election mayhem I forgot to post our weekly Cast From The Past yesterday. A.J. Campbell shot this … The post Cast From The Past: H.L. Leonard Rods, Reels and Gun appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Built for Generations: The Reel with Hilary Hutcheson

Heirlooms are a tangible piece of a memory that connects you to someone you know is important. For Hilary Hutcheson, that item is her grandfather’s … The post Built for Generations: The Reel with Hilary Hutcheson appeared first on Moldy Chum.