Tag: Bass Fishing tackle history

The Rods of 1976

The rods of 1976 made it a little easier for the consumer, though.  Anglers primarily threw a jig, a crank, a worm, and maybe a topwater bait or spinnerbait. Because of this, most bass fishermen only had three or four rods with them.

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Graphite Rods: From Aerospace to Bass Fishing

“At this time I belonged to a bass club in southern California called the Saddleback Bassmasters. Dave Myers was in the club and he worked at Fenwick in Westminster. (Editor’s note: This is the same Dave Myers who helped Dee Thomas develop the Flippin’ Stik. See Birth of the Flippin’ Stik – Part One and Part Two)

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