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History of Fishing Museum

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Description

Cast from the past!  

The History of Fishing Museum is the largest collection of antique fishing lures, rods, reels, boats, and motors collected entirely by one man and his wife, Karl & Beverly White.  Karl began collecting at the age of eight.  The first lure Karl bought was the James Heddon's Crazy Crawler (the most expensive lure to produce at the time).
  That lure is still in the collection today - nearly 70 years later!!!

The Whites' collection represents everything that is "collectible" in antique tackle and fishing paraphernalia.  This special collection is comprised of more than 40,000 pieces.

The oldest patented piece in the collection is a Buel Trolling Spoon that was patented in 1852, but the collection also includes fishing artifacts that date back pre-colonial.  Newly added to the expansive collection are aquatic dinosaur bones and fish fossils.


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History of Fishing Museum

225 N Wildwood Dr
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Amenities

PHOTO OPP; RESTROOMS; GROUP RATES AVAILABLE; HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE

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Exchange voucher for admittance.

Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm and Sundays 12pm-6pm

Located at 225 N. Wildwood Dr in Branson, Missouri 65616

Cancellation policy

May cancel up to 1 hours before start date

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