Frankfort’s Kentucky Reels Jewels of the Bluegrass (Hard Cover)
9” x 6” • Hardcover With Dust Jacket & Silver Foil Stamped Hardcover Boards • 118 Total Pages • Full Color Throughou
This book, put together by long-time collectors Betty Barr and Don Kleier with the help of John Downes, photographer Gene Burch, and the Whitefish Press, serves as a record of the exhibition as well as a history of Frankfort’s Kentucky reel makers. It includes detailed photos and descriptions of 32 different Kentucky reels from Meek & Milam, B.C. Milam, B.C. Milam & Son, Geo. W. Gayle, and J.L. Sage, as well as images of related material including reel making tools, B.C. Milam’s personal fishing kit, and other assorted items. A must for anyone interested in angling, Frankfort, and Kentucky history!
This is a fantastic reference work on Frankfort’s Kentucky reels as well as a great history of these legendary reels!