Over two dozen chapters cover making
and repairing spinners, bucktails, spinnerbaits, jigs, sinkers,
plastic and lead lures, mold making, wire leaders, and much more
along with a full treatment of all aspects of rod building. Nearly 600 pages with 27 chapters and much more covering all types of
tackle, lure and rod making. This book is a must for all anglers.
Written by C. Boyd Pfeiffer.
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 seven hundred photographs and filled with down-to-earth, clear, step-by-step instruction. Its twenty-five 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.
Twenty-seven chapters and helpful appendixes include everything 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. With more than eight hundred photographs and clear, step-by-step instruction throughout, this book is the ultimate reference for the tackle tinkerer.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
C. Boyd Pfeiffer is one of America’s most authoritative and respected outdoor writers. His articles have appeared in Field & Stream, Saltwater Sportsman, American Angler, Fly Fisherman, and Trout. He is also the author of The Compleat Surfcaster. He lives in Phoenix, Maryland.