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Pflueger Profiles:
Eclectic Essays on the History of Enterprising Manufacturing Company, Makers of Pflueger Fishing Tackle

Todd E.A. Larson

BOOK DETAILS

Trade Paperback 8.5" x 5.5", 202 Pages, 70 B&W Illustrations

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What Others Are Saying About This Book:

"All serious collectors of Pflueger tackleÂ…will certainly be enlightened by these chapters and, hopefully, they will be inspired to share additional knowledge they may have that will further define that history."
--Robert A. Miller, ORCA Pflueger Pfacts Columnist

"If you want real insight into one of America's earliest fishing tackle manufacturers, you will want to have a copy of Pflueger Profiles. The book will certainly answer the many questions about the Enterprise Manufacturing Company and the family behind this great company. Pflueger Profiles should be a part of your fishing library."
--Roger Schulz, The Reel News, (September, 2006)

"An important and highly entertaining contribution to our lore.
--Steven K. Vernon, Author, Antique Fishing Reels

"Yyyow! Got mine today and am quite impressed with the spiffy little book...[there's] a ton of information packed into it. Great job!"
--Brian Funai, Pflueger Researcher, Historian, and Collector

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Author's Introductioni
Introduction by Robert Millervi
Ch. 1: The Great Pflueger Fire of 1891 01
Ch. 2: An Enlightening Enterprise: Ernest F. Pflueger and the Origins of the Luminous Fishing Lure09
Ch. 3: An Enterprising Mystery Solved: Ernest F. Pflueger and the "Other" Enterprise Mftg. Company17
Ch. 4: The Founding of the E.A. Pflueger Company in 190629
Ch. 5: Enterprising Environmentalists: Enterprise Mftg, The Pfluegers and the League of Ohio Sportsmen 37
Ch. 6: A Reel Clash of Titans: A Shakespeare-Enterprise Legal Drama, in Three Acts62
Ch. 7: Skinning the Skinner: The Evolution and Development of Pflueger's Fluted Spinner84
Ch. 8: E.A. Pflueger's "Diamond P" Fluted Spinner: An Enigma Wrapped in a Riddle Surrounding a Fluted105
Ch. 9: Pflueger's 60th Anniversary115
Ch. 10: The Shakespeare-Enterprise Legal Drama: Postscript124
Appendix A: 1925 E.A. Pflueger Biography132
Appendix B: Our Diminishing Natural Resources: An Article on the Importance of Conservation by E.A. Pflueger 136
Appendix C: Documents Relating to the Shakespeare vs. Enterprise Lawsuit148
Appendix D: Styles of Pflueger Fluted Spinners188
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