|Fishing Creel Baskets
Fishing creels are woven in
many forms such as wicker and skeined willow or made in a stake and strand
technique using willow rods. They can also be woven of splint such as black ash
or constructed of birch bark sheets. Most have a hole on the lid to accept the
newly caught fish. They are often embellished with tooled leather detailing and
shoulder harnesses of leather or woven cotton webbing.
Creels and Nets
Lorne & Yuriko Hirsch offer a selection of highly collectible vintage
fishing split willow or wicker fishing creels and nets, many with tooled leather
Kidney shaped traditional English willow fishing creel basket with bridle
Choose from a constantly changing selection of antique and contemporary fishing
Fishing Creel Charms
Sterling silver, gold and brass charms in the shape of a wicker fishing creel
basket for your pendant, bracelet or necklace. The perfect gift of jewelry for
the basket lover and or fisherwoman in your life.
Willow Fishing Creels
Softly bed your catch on a cushion of moss or grass in an airy woven
fish basket. These creels are a symbol of the serenity and
splendor of trout fishing. They are hand made in America in the English Willow
Basketry tradition using buff willow by Bonnie Gale. The creel features a three
part leather/brass harness and the lid includes a willow twig slide and hole for
Pat and Butch
Bramhall - Stonehouse Silversmiths
This basketmaking couple from Croghan, NY create miniature, small scale and up
to life size Adirondack Pack baskets, fishing creels and other baskets woven of
precious metals such as sterling silver and gold.
and Tenney Maine Fishing Creel Baskets
Handmade in Maine, using hand pounded brown ash, ornamental weaves and hand cut
leather harnesses, each pack and creel basket is unique. They offer conventional
pack baskets, covered baskets, and trout and boat creels. They can have custom
made, very special baskets in a 1/8" weave.
Vintage Fishing Creels from Lava Creek Trading
Hugh Chatham, one of the authors of the definitive book on fishing baskets and
creels offers a selection of antique, vintage and collectible fishing creels.
Vintage Fishing Creels
An ever changing selection of vintage wicker and split willow fish baskets,
antique fly fishing creels and other sport fishing collectibles, many with hand
tooled leather detailing, straps, rigs or harnesses. Often you will find trout
catch nets, rods, lures, flies, gaffs, wallets, tackle, tackle boxes and reels
as well for the fisherman in your life. Occasionally you will find makers such
as McMonies, George E. Lawrence Co., John Clark Saddlery Co., Marswell, Mariner,
Whitehead, Yakima, Japanese "French" weave or a rare Nelson Creel with a leather
Maker of award winning baskets handcrafted of Maine brown ash in the tradition
of the Maine woodsmen, Shakers, and Native American basketmakers. Miniature,
swing handle baskets, pack baskets,
purses, carriers, and lidded baskets.
||The Basket Book
by Lyn Siler
A good choice for the beginning basketmaker. Terminology, instructions,
materials, techniques and helpful hints for making 32 different functional,
decorative baskets. Over 600 illustrations. Includes step by step instructions
for weaving a round reed fishing creel. Paperback.
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