EuroFlyAngler - Vintage fly fishing
The fascination of salmon fishing has got many facets. For some, Atlantic salmon fanatics, vintage salmon fishing tackle is a vivid reminder of a glorious era, when the rivers in Europe were still untamed, clean, produced big salmon runs….and where the British elevated salmon fishing to the status of an art rather than merely a sport. Among the most prominent collector’s items are vintage salmon flies, the really old ones tied to gut, later on with an gut eye, finally the hooks having been equipped with the metal eye. Today, we will have a look at vintage salmon fly boxes, often underestimated by collectors of vintage fishing tackle, yet fascinating nonetheless…. .