Tackle 1949

Al Foss Shimmy Wiggler ad circa 1949.

Al Foss Shimmy Wiggler ad circa 1949.

By 1949 the sport of bass fishing was starting to morph into its own. World War II was over and the Korean conflict was still someone elses problem. Veterans of the war had come home, started careers and many of these people looked to the outdoors as a way to relax. Although the outdoors had always been there, in the late 40s fishing started to become more about the sport than that of putting dinner on the table. [Read more…]