Complete Book of Rod Building and Tackle Making - 2nd Edition - C. Boyd Pfeiffer


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Softcover - 8.5x11 inches, 592 pgs.

The most thorough work ever published on making and caring for fishing tackle—with over eight hundred illustrations.

The Complete Book of Tackle Making is the reference of choice for both builders of fine tackle and casual craftsmen, with over five hundred pages and eight hundred photographs and filled with down-to-earth, clear, step-by-step instruction. Its twenty-seven inclusive chapters and helpful appendixes include all readers need to know about tools, spinners, bucktails, jigs, sinkers, plastic lures and plugs, wire leaders, painting and finishing methods, basic and advanced rod building, basic and decorative wraps, necessary knots and splices, tackle care and repair, suppliers and manufacturers, and much more. This is a book of immense value to any tackle tinkerer, and one that can save the home fisherman-tinkerer thousands of dollars.

In its first edition, published in 1993, The Complete Book of Tackle Making became the reference of choice for builders of fine tackle and casual craftsmen alike. It saved countless anglers thousands of dollars, and now, with this new edition—revised, updated, and expanded to accommodate the many developments in tackle making methods, equipment, and materials made since then—it can continue to do so for years to come.