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Good Vintage Ted Williams 470 Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Sears
Good Vintage Ted Williams 470 Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Sears
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VINTAGE SOUTH BEND ORENO MATIC 1140 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL W BOX
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PERRINE AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL MODEL NO 87 COLLECTORS
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SHAKESPEARE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL INSTRUCTION FOLDER
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Vintage Heddon Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Green Chrome
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VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE 2827 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL  ALPHA ROD FY1310
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Wards Precision Automatic 6784 Fly Fishing Reel
Wards Precision Automatic 6784 Fly Fishing Reel
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GARCIA MITCHELL 710 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL  7 4 14
GARCIA MITCHELL 710 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL 7 4 14
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Vintage PEMCO Fly Reel Automatic Reel Japan Automatic Fly Reel PARTS LOT ONLY
Vintage PEMCO Fly Reel Automatic Reel Japan Automatic Fly Reel PARTS LOT ONLY
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Vintage Shakespeare silent tru art automatic fly reel
Vintage Shakespeare silent tru art automatic fly reel
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Vintage Heddon Automatic Fly Reel  11 In Original Box Used Once
Vintage Heddon Automatic Fly Reel 11 In Original Box Used Once
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Ted Williams 470 Automatic Fly Reel
Ted Williams 470 Automatic Fly Reel
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Wolverine automatic fly reel
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Martin 38 Automatic fly reel
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Vintage Perrine Automatic Fly Reel With Plastic Box  Manual Great Cond
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VINTAGE FLY FISHING REEL SHAKESPEARE SILENT TRU ART AUTOMATIC 1837
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Shakespeare Model 1821 GD OK Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage JC Higgins Automatic Fly Reel Sears  Roebuck Co With Original Box
Vintage JC Higgins Automatic Fly Reel Sears Roebuck Co With Original Box
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Vintage Ocean City Fly Reel 90 Automatic
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Vintage JC Higgins Automatic Fly Reel Sears  Roebuck
Vintage JC Higgins Automatic Fly Reel Sears Roebuck
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Vtg 1950s JC Higgins Vertical Automatic Fly Reel No3124 w BOX  Instructions
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South Bend automatic fly reel broken lever catch
South Bend automatic fly reel broken lever catch
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Vintage Shakespeare Model 1805 Automatic Fly Reel Kalamazoo
Vintage Shakespeare Model 1805 Automatic Fly Reel Kalamazoo
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Fly Fishing Reels Vintage Automatic
Fly Fishing Reels Vintage Automatic
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Vintage Shakespeare Tru Art No1837 Model GB Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage Shakespeare Tru Art No1837 Model GB Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage Heddon Automatic Free Stripping Fly Reel No 57 Dowagiac Mich
Vintage Heddon Automatic Free Stripping Fly Reel No 57 Dowagiac Mich
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Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Model 37
Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Model 37
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VINTAGE AUTOMATIC FLY REELS
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Vintage Martin Automatic Mohawk Fly Fishing Reel w Original Box
Vintage Martin Automatic Mohawk Fly Fishing Reel w Original Box
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VTG Shakespeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Fly Reel 1837 Model GD
VTG Shakespeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Fly Reel 1837 Model GD
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RED HICO MATIC HORROCKS IBBOTSON NO9 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL WITH UTICA NY BOX
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VINTAGE JAMES HEDDON AUTOMATIC No 87 FLY FISHING REEL DOWAGIAC MICHIGAN
VINTAGE JAMES HEDDON AUTOMATIC No 87 FLY FISHING REEL DOWAGIAC MICHIGAN
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South Bend OREN O MATIC Automatic Balanced Fly Reel No 1140 Model B
South Bend OREN O MATIC Automatic Balanced Fly Reel No 1140 Model B
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Vintage Martin Auto Fly Reel No 28 0 Automatic
Vintage Martin Auto Fly Reel No 28 0 Automatic
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Vintage Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Made In Japan NO RESERVE
Vintage Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Made In Japan NO RESERVE
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HOLIDAY 64 257 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL WITH LINE in EXCELLENT CONDITION
HOLIDAY 64 257 AUTOMATIC FLY REEL WITH LINE in EXCELLENT CONDITION
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Vintage Shakesoeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Fly Reel Model 1837 GB
Vintage Shakesoeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Fly Reel Model 1837 GB
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DAM automatic fly reel Trutt O Mat 4050 DAM 1954
DAM automatic fly reel Trutt O Mat 4050 DAM 1954
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Tru art Automatic Fly Reel
Tru art Automatic Fly Reel
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Vintage Shakespeare OK Automatic 1822 Model EB Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage Shakespeare OK Automatic 1822 Model EB Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage Kmart 55 Automatic Fly Reel
Vintage Kmart 55 Automatic Fly Reel
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Vintage Shakespeare Wondereel Automatic Fly Fishing Reel no1826 mod EC
Vintage Shakespeare Wondereel Automatic Fly Fishing Reel no1826 mod EC
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Vintage Shakespeare  Tru Art Silent Model GB Automatic Fly Rod Reel 1837
Vintage Shakespeare Tru Art Silent Model GB Automatic Fly Rod Reel 1837
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Vintage Shakespeare OK Automatic Fly fishing reel no1821
Vintage Shakespeare OK Automatic Fly fishing reel no1821
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VINTAGE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL HEDDON FREE STRIPPING NO 57 PAT 1810573
VINTAGE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL HEDDON FREE STRIPPING NO 57 PAT 1810573
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SHAKESPEARE TRU ART AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL NO 1827 MODEL EA D
SHAKESPEARE TRU ART AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL NO 1827 MODEL EA D
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Vintage Shakespeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No1837
Vintage Shakespeare Silent Tru Art Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No1837
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VINTAGE FLY FISHING REEL WARDS PRECISION AUTOMATIC MODEL D 6783 WORKS GOOD
VINTAGE FLY FISHING REEL WARDS PRECISION AUTOMATIC MODEL D 6783 WORKS GOOD
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Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Model 48 W BOX  INSTRUCTIONS MOHAWK
Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Model 48 W BOX INSTRUCTIONS MOHAWK
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Vintage H I Utica Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No 7 Made in the USA A 9
Vintage H I Utica Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No 7 Made in the USA A 9
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Vintage Perrine Free Stripping Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No50
Vintage Perrine Free Stripping Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No50
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Vintage Pflueger Superex No 775 Automatic Fly Fishing Reel W Line Nov 19 07
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VTG South bend Oren O Matic 1140D Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
VTG South bend Oren O Matic 1140D Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
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Shakespeare Vintage Fly Fishing Reel Silent Automatic No1837
Shakespeare Vintage Fly Fishing Reel Silent Automatic No1837
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Vintage Sears Roebuck Simpsons Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Working Condition
Vintage Sears Roebuck Simpsons Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Working Condition
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VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE OK AUTOMATIC NO 1821 FLY REEL
VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE OK AUTOMATIC NO 1821 FLY REEL
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VINTAGE SOUTH BEND FLY FISHING AUTOMATIC REEL NO 1180 MODEL A
VINTAGE SOUTH BEND FLY FISHING AUTOMATIC REEL NO 1180 MODEL A
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Vintage  81 Automatic PERRINE Fly Fishing Reel Aladdin Labs Minn USA
Vintage 81 Automatic PERRINE Fly Fishing Reel Aladdin Labs Minn USA
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 Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel RED
Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel RED
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Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No 2 Patdate 1923 FREE Shipping
Vintage Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No 2 Patdate 1923 FREE Shipping
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VINTAGE Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel 81 Red Made in USA
VINTAGE Martin Automatic Fly Fishing Reel 81 Red Made in USA
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Perrine Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Free Stripping  87P w Fly Line Made USA
Perrine Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Free Stripping 87P w Fly Line Made USA
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SHAKESPEARE TRU ART AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL NO 1827 MODEL EC Made in USA
SHAKESPEARE TRU ART AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL NO 1827 MODEL EC Made in USA
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early SHAKESPEARE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL
early SHAKESPEARE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL
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Vintage Martin Reel Co Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Model 48A Good Condition
Vintage Martin Reel Co Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Model 48A Good Condition
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Free Stripping Martin Automatic Reel Fishing Reels Manual Fly Wate
Free Stripping Martin Automatic Reel Fishing Reels Manual Fly Wate
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Vintage Shakespeare OK Automatic 1822 Model EB Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage Shakespeare OK Automatic 1822 Model EB Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage Shakespeare Silent Tru Art automatic Fly Fishing Reel No 1837
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VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE SILENT TRU ART AUTOMATIC FLY REEL
VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE SILENT TRU ART AUTOMATIC FLY REEL
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VINTAGE MARTIN BLUE MOHAWK AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL
VINTAGE MARTIN BLUE MOHAWK AUTOMATIC FLY FISHING REEL
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Vintage Shakespeare 1822 OK Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Made USA Box w papers
Vintage Shakespeare 1822 OK Automatic Fly Fishing Reel Made USA Box w papers
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Vintage Martin MOHAWK AUTOMATIC 8 A FLY fishing reel MADE IN USA
Vintage Martin MOHAWK AUTOMATIC 8 A FLY fishing reel MADE IN USA
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Vintage Shakespeare Automatic No 1821 Fly Reel LOOK
Vintage Shakespeare Automatic No 1821 Fly Reel LOOK
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PEMCO No 55 Automatic Fly Reel Perrine Mfg Co Vintage Fishing
PEMCO No 55 Automatic Fly Reel Perrine Mfg Co Vintage Fishing
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Oren O Matic Balanced Reel No 1130 A Automatic Fly Rod Reed G Line Vintage
Oren O Matic Balanced Reel No 1130 A Automatic Fly Rod Reed G Line Vintage
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VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL 1821 MODEL GD WORKS GREAT
VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE AUTOMATIC FLY REEL 1821 MODEL GD WORKS GREAT
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VTG Miracle Silent Automatic Kalamazoo Fly Fishing Reel 1698
VTG Miracle Silent Automatic Kalamazoo Fly Fishing Reel 1698
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Antique Vintage Martin Mohawk Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
Antique Vintage Martin Mohawk Automatic Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage Shakespeare Automatic No 1824 Fly Fishing Reel Good Condition
Vintage Shakespeare Automatic No 1824 Fly Fishing Reel Good Condition
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USED VINTAGE SHAKESPEARE OK No 1821 B AUTOMATIC FLY REEL MADE IN USA
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VINTAGE GARCIA MATIC AUTOMATIC FLY REEL MODEL NO 1430
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Vintage SHAKESPEARE Automatic Return Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage SHAKESPEARE Automatic Return Fly Fishing Reel
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SET OF 2 MIRACLE SILENT AUTOMATIC FLY REELS
SET OF 2 MIRACLE SILENT AUTOMATIC FLY REELS
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shakespere automatic fly fishing reel model 1821
shakespere automatic fly fishing reel model 1821
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Vintage Martin Auto Fly Reel No 94A Automatic BLUE COLOR
Vintage Martin Auto Fly Reel No 94A Automatic BLUE COLOR
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Vintage JC Higgins Automatic Fly Reel Sears  Roebuck Co
Vintage JC Higgins Automatic Fly Reel Sears Roebuck Co
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Vintage 50 Perrine Automatic Free Stripping Fly Reel Strong Spring Exc Cond
Vintage 50 Perrine Automatic Free Stripping Fly Reel Strong Spring Exc Cond
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Old Shakespeare 1836 True Art Automatic Fly Reel
Old Shakespeare 1836 True Art Automatic Fly Reel
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Vintage Kalamazoo Miracle Silent Automatic Fly Fishing Reel No 1698 Model 0
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The History of Fly Fishing

No one really knows when fly fishing first began. It is believed that it existed long ago in ancient times. One of the earliest written references to fly fishing was made by Claudius Aelianus. In 200 AD he wrote of people that were fishing in a river with a hand made fly. He described how they attached red wool and feathers to a hook. The rods they used and the sting attached were each about six feet long. These people were the ancient Macedonians. Throughout history from Aelianus to the present people have been writing about fly fishing, and many thousands of others have been enjoying the sport.

The Princess of Soapwell, English, was an avid fly fisherman. Her name was Dame Juliana Berners and she was a master at her sport. At the time Columbus was searching for the New World, Dame Juliana was publishing an extensive treatise on the art of fly fishing. In her treatise she described the twelve styles of fly and included extensive instructions on how to tie them. She patterns were put into categories by the month that they were used most often.

She also described the rod that was used for fly fishing during that time. It measured about 18 feet long and was very flexible, The rods were made of several different types of wood which added to their flexibility. Their lines were short, by today's standards, and were made of hand braided horse hair. The general rule of the time was that the line should not be longer then the fishing rod. The line was tied to the tip of the pole.

Many fly fishermen of today have used her patterns for the fly. They say they are just as effective today as they were more than five hundred years ago. Several of the more popular patterns include the Black Gnat, the Wooly Worm, the Stonefly and the Whirling Dun.

In the mid 1600's Isaak Walton published his book "Compleat Angler." Throughout history from then on, Izaak Walton has been considered the patron saint on angling, and of fly fishing in particular. In truth, it was actually his friend, Charles Cotton, that had contributed the portion of the book that pertained to fly fishing. The flies and rods described in this book were very similar to those described by Dame Juliana. However, the lines described were slightly different. They were still made of horsehair but were about six feet longer then those of the 1400's. The main difference was that some of the lines were tapered. It is believed that this was the first time tapered lines were described in writing.

In the early 1800's, fishing line makers began mixing silk in with the horsehair. By the time of the Civil War the first all silk lines were made. They were coated with an oily coating which made them water resistant. Horsehair lines were almost never used after that. Occasionally they were found in England up to World War II.

The first nylon line was made in 1948 and from that point forward synthetic materials have been used by most people for fly fishing. In 1952, a technology was created that made an automatically tapered line withe extreme precision.

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