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AMERICAS FISHING WADERS: THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN FISHING WADERS - HODGMAN, 1838 TO DATE
AMERICAS FISHING WADERS: THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN FISHING WADERS - HODGMAN, 1838 TO DATE
Author:Victor R. Johnson, Jr.
Publisher:EP Press, Dec 2008
Binding:Softcover
ISBN:0-9740531-2-0
Item #:101380
Price:$21.95

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Synopsis:
A 1828 fishing writer stated fishing & drinking are the devils decoys & warned of the adverse health impacts from wading. Follow the development of waders through the history of Hodgman Rubber Company. Hodgman has been a consistent provider of fishing waders for over 120 years. 150+ B&W photos; 8x11 inches, 131 pgs.

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Fishermen simply did not wade prior to the Civil War. One 1828 fishing writer stated fishing & drinking are the devils decoys & warned of the adverse health impacts from wading. Americas Fishing Waders follows the development of waders through the history of Hodgman Rubber Company (Hodgman). Hodgman was founded in 1838 & has been a consistent provider of fishing waders for over 120 years.

Key elements of the new book include:
* The development & history of different types of waders (i.e., rubber, plastic, nylon, neoprene & breathable),
* A foreword & other information from Ron Fosterowner of Hodgman from 1979 to 2005,
* An analysis of current & expected future developments in waders,
* 131 pages,
* 150 photos &/or graphics (most of which are historic in nature),

This book will be of interest to any fisherman who has waded or plans to wade in the pursuit of their favorite sport fish. It also will be of interest to all fishermen wanting to better understand the history of their sport.
 
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