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FATC Newsletter

FATC publishes a high quality, magazine style newsletter three times each year and mails it to all Club members. The articles and colorful photographs in each issue are submitted by the membership. Each issue contains stories about old fishing tackle and the people who made it, as well as information about FATC members and Club activities. Click here for information about advertising in the FATC Newsletter.

Several back issues of the FATC News are reproduced below in PDF format:

Volume 28, No. 1 - February 2014 FATC 2014 Club Lure, To B or Not to B....Flat, Tenacity, Networking & Some Luck, Flounders, a Slam-Dunk, A Bird in the Hand
Volume 27, No. 3 - October 2013 One of a Kind Florida Lures, Dazzled by Dazzlers, Daytona Memories, Zebco and Inflation, Eger Frogskin Baits Not!, Bang-o-Bucks, Gone Fishing, Cooking With Jim
Volume 27, No. 2 - June 2013 Richardson Steel Fishing Rods, Poe's Lures by Zebco, Antique Reel Collecting...Small Beginnings, Bagley Cripple Shad, Bagley's Midnight Special, They (Dalton Specials) Get No Respect, Florida Surprise Minnow Part III
Volume 27, No. 1 - February 2013 Part A - Altamonte Recap, Bagley's Biggest Hunk of Wood, FATC 2013 Club Lure
Volume 27, No. 1 - February 2013 Part B - Collecting Zebco Lures, Cooking With Jim, I Love Spoonplugs, Bagley "Small Fish" Lures, Glen Lau's Secrets of Fishing
Volume 26, No. 3 - October 2012 A Million MirrOLures, Merrit Family & The Keystone Item of a Collection, The Tycoon Tackle Story, Scott Morgan Lures, Kelvin Krotzer visits Bartow, Review of Vera Bagley's Bagley Tale, Bagley's Deadly Dozen Part 2
Volume 26, No. 2 - June 2012 Bagley's Deadly Dozen Rarest Baits Part 1, Whistling Dixie, History of the Lure Part 1, With Bait and Fly
Volume 26, No. 1 - January 2012 Part A: Southern Lures, The "Greatest" Find, Frenchy Chevalier
Volume 26, No. 1 - January 2012 Part B: FATC 2012 Club Lure, Gone Fishing, Tiquing Tackle, We Were All KIDs Once, Fanatical Insights, James Clark
Volume 25, No. 3 - October 2011 Part A: Ralph L. Miller & Oceanic Tackle Shop, Coast To Coast Tackle, Jack Hopkins
Volume 25, No. 3 - October 2011 Part B: Florida Surprise Minnow part 2, Ken Bay Honorary Member, Must Have License, Zebco Fly Reels, Roughing It Smoothly
Volume 25, No. 2 - June 2011 Captain Edward Lewis Evans, Who Was Paul Covington, A Bird In The Hand, Speed Dating Zebcos, Plastic Bang-O-Lure
Volume 25, No. 1 - January 2011 Earl Robinson Perfects His Baits, The Florida Surprise Minnow, Murphy Kelly Hand Made Lures, Bagley Salty Dog, Zebco Reels, Fishy Patchwork
Volume 24, No. 3 - November 2010 Memories by Chuck Heddon, Captain Curtis Ware, Art in Your Tackle Room, Seminole Club
Volume 24, No. 2 - July 2010 Magic Of a Tackle Box, Quarantine Baits part III, Field Find Tales. Interview with Norm Pinardi, Cox's Sporting Goods Company
Volume 24, No. 1 - January 2010 Muskie lures made in Florida, Quarantine Baits, A Pfeffer family tradition, Daniel Mark Graham, Jack's Hookers
Volume 23, No. 3 - October, 2009 Part A: Quarantine Baits, Hartman Muskie Lures, Fair Trade
Volume 23, No. 3 - October, 2009 Part B
Volume 23, No. 2 - July, 2009 Part A: Bagley Mama Cat, CAZAZAs, Minnow Club
Volume 23, No. 2 - July, 2009 Part B
Volume 23, No. 1 - February, 2009 Part A: Big Fish Story, Porter's Tavern, Restoration, FATC History
Volume 23, No. 1 - February, 2009 Part B
Volume 22, No. 4 - October, 2008 Part A: Blue Boy, Carter's Heaven, Joe Stag, FATC History
Volume 22, No. 4 - October, 2008 Part B
Volume 22, No. 3 - July, 2008 Part A: Anatomy of a Trade, Lloyd's Best Lures, FATC History
Volume 22, No. 3 - July, 2008 Part B
Volume 22, No. 2 - April, 2008 Part A: Florida Made Scullers, FATC History, Williams Wobbler
Volume 22, No. 2 - April, 2008 Part B
Volume 22, No. 1 - February, 2008 Part A: Do-All Bait Mfg. Co., Barracuda Advertising History D
Volume 22, No. 1 - February, 2008 Part B
Volume 21, No. 4 - October, 2007 Part A: Shakespeare in FL, Barracuda Advertising History C
Volume 21, No. 4 - October, 2007 Part B
Volume 21, No. 3 - July, 2007 Part A: Lloyd Jett Made Lures C, Barracuda Advertising History B
Volume 21, No. 3 - July, 2007 Part B
Volume 21, No. 2 - April, 2007 Part A: Lloyd Jett Made Lures B, Barracuda Advertising History A
Volume 21, No. 2 - April, 2007 Part B
Volume 21, No. 1 - February, 2007 Part A: Lloyd Jett Made Lures A, Doc's Menhaden Lure
Volume 21, No. 1 - February, 2007 Part B
Volume 20, No. 4 - October, 2006 Part A: Eger/Paw Paw Connection
Volume 20, No. 4 - October, 2006 Part B
Volume 20, No. 3 - July, 2006 Part A: Bender & Flynn Connection, J.W. Gilson Tackle Boxes
Volume 20, No. 3 - July, 2006 Part B


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