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Sporting, Fishing & Hunting Collectibles

From handmade reels to cane poles, antique angling and fishing gear celebrates the heritage of one of the oldest practices of humankind. Antique and vintage sporting, angling, and fishing collectibles for sale reveal a fascinating history of a task originating from the need for survival that evolved into its own sport.

Evidence ranging from cave paintings to surviving artifacts suggest that even the earliest cultures of the Paleolithic age fished nearby waterways for sustenance. These early anglers typically relied on spears and harpoons to ensnare their fish, but fishing grew more refined as the ancient world advanced. By the age of ancient Egypt, fishing nets had become an essential tool for Nile River harvests.

The fish trade exploded during the Middle Ages with the export of codfish from northern Europe. By the 1400s, seafaring vessels had advanced to the point that fishing was becoming its own economy. It was during this boom that recreational fishing became an established practice, a tradition that persists in the present. Today's anglers aim to incorporate the most contemporary equipment into their casting, and many true enthusiasts also enjoy the history of the sport so brilliantly reflected in antique and vintage examples.

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Vintage Hand Painted Wood Duck Black w/ Gray Bill Decoy
Aug 15, 2:15 PM EDT
Vintage Hand Painted Wood Duck Black w/ Gray Bill Decoy
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $0- $0
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Owl on Stand
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Owl on Stand
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $200- $300
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Owl on Stand
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Owl on Stand
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $300- $400
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Eagle on Timber Stand
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Eagle on Timber Stand
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $400- $600
$2000 Bids
Mounted Deer Head
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Mounted Deer Head
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $300- $400
$1000 Bids
Mounted Deer Head
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Mounted Deer Head
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $400- $600
$2000 Bids
Taxidermy Southern Bush Duiker, shoulder mount
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Southern Bush Duiker, shoulder mount
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $300- $400
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Baboon Head, trophy mount
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Baboon Head, trophy mount
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $300- $500
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Bat, framed
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Bat, framed
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $80- $120
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Badger Head, shield mounted
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Badger Head, shield mounted
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $100- $200
$1000 Bids
Taxidermy Fox, shield mounted
Aug 19, 2:15 PM EDT
Taxidermy Fox, shield mounted
by Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists
Est: $80- $120
$1000 Bids
TAXIDERMY: DEER'S ANTLERS AND SKULL
May 03, 10:00 AM AEST
TAXIDERMY: DEER'S ANTLERS AND SKULL
by Asté Maison de ventes
Est: $150- $250
$900 Bids

Sellers Who Sell Sporting, Fishing & Hunting Collectibles


Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists

Stout Auctions Toy and Train Specialists

Asté Maison de ventes

Asté Maison de ventes