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Quality Fly Fishing Tackle
Old & Rare Books on Fishing, Hunting, & Natural History
  

HAPPY NEW YEAR to my Friends and Customers! I will be away FISHING at the following times in 2016. You can still place ORDERS on my site, but the order can not be shipped until I return. I will be in touch by e-mail at most of these places :

April 3-8. Tarpon Fishing in Florida with Dick Resnick & Capt. Carl Ball.

Apr. 23-24. SPEY-O-RAMA, GGACC, San Francisco. CA.

May 27-June 22. Atlantic Salmon Fishing in Quebec with Bob Colson of Colson Cane Rods.

July 8-21. Atlantic Salmon Fishing in Norway with Bob Colson of Colson Cane Rods.

Aug. 30-Oct. 5. Steelhead Fishing in British Columbia on Skeena R. & tributaries with Roger Still & Bob Colson.

Nov. 8-Dec. 10. Trout Fishing in New Zealand with Richard May.

Books - New & Used

I AM HAVING A 40% OFF SALE ON ALL MY BOOKS UNDER $100 LISTED ON www.abebooks.com. THE SALE STARTED MAY 1 2015, AND WILL CONTINUE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THIS SALE DOES NOT APPLY TO LISTINGS ON www.adamsanglingbooks.com. GO TO WWW.ABEBOOKS.COM, CLICK ON "BOOKSTORES" PUT IN "ADAMS ANGLING BOOKS."

Welcome to the home of Adams Angling Books. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books on Fishing, Hunting, and related Natural History. If you can't find what you like please fill out our off-line search form and we will search our off-line inventory, other bookstores and book search services for you. I offer FREE SHIPPING by MEDIA MAIL for all Book orders shipped to the United States. Quicker service and/or Insurance for more expensive books available- inquire. For Overseas, including Canada, see SHIPPING METHODS at CHECKOUT. Please inquire for actual cost.  

Fishing Tackle - New & Used

I have been selling Fly Fishing Tackle along with my books since 1979. I have sent out over 70 Catalogs on Books and Fly Fishing Tackle. I will gradually add my stock of Fishing Tackle to this store. I am adding PICTURES of my fly rods and reels to my site. For NEW ITEMS ADDED IN 2015 or 2016, mark "Description" in QUICK SEARCH Box, then write in "Cat. 71." or "Cat. 72." Hit SEARCH.

Postage Rates for Fishing Tackle

Tackle will be sent PRIORITY MAIL in the US for flat rate of $20 per rod and $10 per reel or other paraphernalia.   For OVERSEAS, including Canada, see SHIPPING METHODS at CHECKOUT. Please inquire for actual cost.  

RODS & REELS FOR SALE:

I know that fly rods are a very personal thing, and need to be inspected and cast before acceptance. All rods are guaranteed suitable for fishing unless noted otherwise. I try to cast every bamboo rod that I sell. I have a very generous 10-day Inspection/ Return Privilege on my tackle. If an item does not meet your expectations for any reason, return for a full refund less the mailing costs. The item must be in the original condition.

CONDITION OF RODS & REELS:

Restored   - Refinished to original-like condition.
Refinished   - Refinished, but not like original manufacturer.
New   - Apparent unused condition.
Fine   - Near New, showing light use.
Very Good   - Visible wear, minor dings, scuffs.
Good   - Average used; serviceable; no missing parts.
Fair   - Substantial use & wear; needs attention.

- All defects, short sections, replacements, missing parts noted for rods & reels.

ABBREVIATIONS:

2/2  - Two Piece, Two Tips             U/L  - Up-locking Reel Seat
3/2  - Three Piece. Two Tips   D/L  - Down-locking Seat
N/S  - Nickel Silver   RHW  - Right Hand Wind
Alum  - Aluminum   LHW  - Left Hand Wind
LG  - Line Guard   ibid.;  - Same as prior entry
FB  - Fly Rod, Bamboo   FF  - Fly Rod, Fiberglass
FG  - Fly Rod., Graphite   R  - Reel
P  - Paraphernalia      

Please select the following Categories from the 'Browse Category' listings:

FLY RODS BAMBOO- FLY RODS FIBERGLASS- FLY RODS GRAPHITE

FLY REELS HARDY NEW - FLY REELS HARDY USED - FLY REELS MODERN & CLASSIC

FLY REELS ANTIQUE & CHARACTER - FLY REELS EXTRA SPOOLS

FLY LINES CORTLAND "SYLK" NEW - FLY LINES SILK USED

FLIES BY VARIOUS TIERS - FLY BOXES - FLY FISHING PARAPHERNALIA

NON FLY STUFF RODS - REELS SPIN, BAIT CASTING & SALT WATER

 

 
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NEW ITEMS SINCE CATALOG 70
4 1/4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON. Revolving N/S Line Guard;  RH. Fat Ivorine Knob; Long smooth brass foot [3 3/4 in.]; 17 ½ oz. 1921-1922 Transitional Mk II single pawl & spring; “Eunuch” design with no ball bearing race.  SOLD, HARDY
4 1/4” HARDY PERFECT SALMON. Revolving N/S Line Guard; RH. Fat Ivorine Knob; Long smooth brass foot [3 3/4 in.]; 17 ½ oz. 1921-1922 Transitional Mk II single pawl & spring; “Eunuch” design with no ball bearing race. SOLD
975.00 USD

9’0” WALTON POWELL  3/2. 5 1/2 oz. #6/7 line., POWELL
9’0” WALTON POWELL 3/2. 5 1/2 oz. #6/7 line.
700.00 USD

9’3” WALTON POWELL “STEELHEAD C”   3/2. 5 7/8 oz. #7/8 line., POWELL
9’3” WALTON POWELL “STEELHEAD C” 3/2. 5 7/8 oz. #7/8 line.
650.00 USD

7’6” EDWARDS “QUADRATE”  # 35.[#33 – see below]  3/2.  3 3/4 oz. DT-4/5 line. replacement cloth bag & dark brown leather rod tube with green felt lining., EDWARDS
7’6” EDWARDS “QUADRATE” # 35.[#33 – see below] 3/2. 3 3/4 oz. DT-4/5 line. replacement cloth bag & dark brown leather rod tube with green felt lining.
2300.00 USD

7’0” LEONARD DURACANE 700-2. 2/2.  2 5/8 oz. #4 line. 1974-1975.  Leonard Bag with stiffener and labeled Leonard tube., LEONARD
7’0” LEONARD DURACANE 700-2. 2/2. 2 5/8 oz. #4 line. 1974-1975. Leonard Bag with stiffener and labeled Leonard tube.
1300.00 USD

6’0” HARDY PALAKONA 2/2.  2 ½ oz. #5 line. 1972. Hardy  bag with Hardy Hanging Tag & Alum. Tube., HARDY
6’0” HARDY PALAKONA 2/2. 2 ½ oz. #5 line. 1972. Hardy bag with Hardy Hanging Tag & Alum. Tube.
795.00 USD

8’6” HARDY PALKONA “BEN LANDIB” 2/1. [Tip down 1 in.- made that way] 5 oz. #6 line. Circa 1989-1990. In Hardy  bag & non-factory Cardboard Tube.  SOLD, HARDY
8’6” HARDY PALKONA “BEN LANDIB” 2/1. [Tip down 1 in.- made that way] 5 oz. #6 line. Circa 1989-1990. In Hardy bag & non-factory Cardboard Tube. SOLD
395.00 USD

8’ 2 ½” HARDY SMUGGLER DE-LUXE Graphite 7/1. 2 ¾ oz. #5/6 line. Cloth bag with Hardy Hanging Tag & Hardy-marked Leather Tube., HARDY
8’ 2 ½” HARDY SMUGGLER DE-LUXE Graphite 7/1. 2 ¾ oz. #5/6 line. Cloth bag with Hardy Hanging Tag & Hardy-marked Leather Tube.
450.00 USD

8’0” W&M  EAGLE CLAW “GOLD EAGLE” DG300 Graphite 2/1. 4.5 oz. #7 line. Cloth Bag & no tube., W&M EAGLE CLAW
8’0” W&M EAGLE CLAW “GOLD EAGLE” DG300 Graphite 2/1. 4.5 oz. #7 line. Cloth Bag & no tube.
35.00 USD

8’8” [8’6”] SCIENTIFIC ANGLER SYSTEM 8 Kit Rod Glass 2/1 [tip down 2”]. 3.8 oz. #8 line. Spigot Ferrules. Bag, no Tube., SCIENTIFIC ANGLER
8’8” [8’6”] SCIENTIFIC ANGLER SYSTEM 8 Kit Rod Glass 2/1 [tip down 2”]. 3.8 oz. #8 line. Spigot Ferrules. Bag, no Tube.
55.00 USD

12’9” LAMIGLAS “TWO HANDED Model CST 12989” Graphite.  6/1. # 8/9 line. 7 oz. Shaped double-handed grip. Lamiglas partitioned Cordura tube., LAMIGLAS
12’9” LAMIGLAS “TWO HANDED Model CST 12989” Graphite. 6/1. # 8/9 line. 7 oz. Shaped double-handed grip. Lamiglas partitioned Cordura tube.
425.00 USD

7’0” FENWICK FERALITE VOYAGEUR COMBINATION FLY& SPIN ROD SF74-4. Glass.  4/1.  3 7/8 oz. #6 Line. 1973-1974. Fenwick red cloth bag & Fenwick Triangle Plastic Tube.  SOLD, FENWICK
7’0” FENWICK FERALITE VOYAGEUR COMBINATION FLY& SPIN ROD SF74-4. Glass. 4/1. 3 7/8 oz. #6 Line. 1973-1974. Fenwick red cloth bag & Fenwick Triangle Plastic Tube. SOLD
85.00 USD

 
 


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