Eclectic Essays on the History of Enterprising Manufacturing Company, Makers of Pflueger Fishing Tackle
Todd E.A. Larson
Trade Paperback 8.5" x 5.5", 202 Pages, 70 B&W Illustrations
ABOUT THE BOOK
What Others Are Saying About This Book:
"All serious collectors of Pflueger tackle
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
|Introduction by Robert Miller||vi|
|Ch. 1: The Great Pflueger Fire of 1891||01|
|Ch. 2: An Enlightening Enterprise: Ernest F. Pflueger and the Origins of the Luminous Fishing Lure||09|
|Ch. 3: An Enterprising Mystery Solved: Ernest F. Pflueger and the "Other" Enterprise Mftg. Company||17|
|Ch. 4: The Founding of the E.A. Pflueger Company in 1906||29|
|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 Acts||62|
|Ch. 7: Skinning the Skinner: The Evolution and Development of Pflueger's Fluted Spinner||84|
|Ch. 8: E.A. Pflueger's "Diamond P" Fluted Spinner: An Enigma Wrapped in a Riddle Surrounding a Fluted||105|
|Ch. 9: Pflueger's 60th Anniversary||115|
|Ch. 10: The Shakespeare-Enterprise Legal Drama: Postscript||124|
|Appendix A: 1925 E.A. Pflueger Biography||132|
|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 Lawsuit||148|
|Appendix D: Styles of Pflueger Fluted Spinners||188|