Thieves stole fishing equipment worth £3,500 from the garage of a home in Dukeries Crescent, Manton, Worksop, on the morning of Wednesday 25th February.
The owner of the fishing tackle left his garage open briefly when he went to fix a drink.
When he returned he found the equipment had been taken.
The theft took place at some time between 10am and 10.45am.
Anyone who knows anything about the theft or has been offered fishing equipment for sale is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on telephone number 101.