Fin-Nor’s Wedding Cake reel, designed by Gar Wood, was one of the first fly reels specifically created to handle the rigors of catching large saltwater fish. It was also one of the earliest to feature truly effective drag and excellent corrosion resistance.
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Some of my best memories and best catches have come from midnight catfishing with my buddies. Sitting on a lake on a warm summer night catching fish and drinking beer beats the bar scene any day. So, if it is Friday night and you are trying to figure out what to do, grab your rod, reel and a few bud
This is the first fly reel that Lefty Kreh ever bought, purchased in 1947. Lefty improved the line drag by cutting a thumb insert in this Pflueger Medalist reel. From the collection of AMFF courtesy of Lefty Kreh.
Birmingham Fly Reel, Maker Unknown. Accession No. 1986.028.261. Diameter 2 1/2 inches, pillar length 1 inch, weight 6 ounces. This attractive reel, featuring bas relief angling scenes on the plates, was commercially produced in at least two sizes, both as a crank handle reel and as a revolving plate reel. It appears to be a Victorian era British product. The design was reproduced in Germany during the 1970s and it is now difficult to differentiate the original reels from the…