luxor fishing reel history

Any other suggestions for reference material to better identify these older model reels? Used it exactly one week on a family vacation that year. Take care of them and they will live forever. I bought my first surf reel the day after the world record striper was caught in Atlantic City- 2-Penn 704z reels($40.00 each) and not only still have them but use them every spring and fall. The question I have is about the holes in the spool and spool housing. The mechanics of both reels are very similar, but I freely admit that these submersible reels are superbly constructed. It’s a Model 510 Carboly – St. Croix, One Piece Rod or undetermined vintage. The manufacturers usually indicate which metal is used, unless they use zinc, in which case they don’t want to brag about it. Attention antique / vintage reel collectors. Up for auction. My parents bought me my first fishing reel, a Mitchell 302, sometime in the mid or early 60’s, I used that reel all those years from fresh to saltwater, and guess what? I am sure that those were great reels . 1 Fishing Reel Box Papers Bail Less Reel. Here's a pic of the Bobinyl spool for the Luxor Saumon Mer. C $45.62. I have recently sold most of my conventional PENN reels since most of my fishing is in the surf. Anyone have a lead on them. The spinning reel was brought to America in the 1940s by Bache Brown. The next year came internal three-speed hubs. Hello Ralph, Nice historic writeup. A brief history of the fishing reel. Anybody have any ideas about where I could get parts for it? by snoekjaeger » Tue Jan 02, 2007 4:32 pm, Post In the 60s and 70s, the Luxor was the top choice among serious surfcasters on Long Island and in Rhode Island, but trouble was brewing in France with Pezon et Michel, the distributor of the Luxor. I just purchased one and can’t find anything on line about it or the brandie company. 1947. What about a mention of Alcedo 2CS, I have a Bache Brown reel as shown but in mint condition. Save luxor reel to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. German made DAM 220 ,Zebco 80L, Ted williams 401 both from Japan, 1980s Daiwa , Shimano and Penn, also from Japan I bought my first 650ss for $35 in 1986 used cause it was “too heavy”. by snoekjaeger » Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:04 pm, Post Pretty neat stuff. They are a credit By using my keen sense of being able to read (maybe someday I will even learn to spell), I deduce that this reel is a 1949 Second version with a manual pick up because it has the "License P Mauborne" markings and it does not have a folding handle, with this handle you have to loosen the handle screw and turn it around. Skeleton reels are among my favourite reels to look at. From Bulgaria. I am still using all of my AMERICAN made PENN spinning reels from SS4500 to SS8500 including a 706 (black body). I think the best quality of my 706 is the fact that I can field strip them, clean them out, grease them back up and be back in the surf in less than 15 minutes. Another issue among spinning reels is that of the anti-reverse. I have fished them hard and maintained them for years and they have never failed me. The Luxor was easy to convert to manual pickup, and because of its simplicity, could be disassembled and lubed in ten minutes. My first spinning reel in the early 50’s was a Langley with a Harnell rod. France. Luxor was the ancient city of Thebes, the great capital of Upper Egypt during the New Kingdom, and the glorious city of Amun, later to become the god Amun-Ra. You can see more info on our facebook.com/visserreels and soon to be launched website. I own much newer Daiwa & Shimano reels, but still use all my Mitchells, because quite frankly I haven’t found anything else that fishes appreciably better. Replaced it with the 5500 VI. He had them made under his supervision by a company called LLM. So hoping to buy these few old vintage reels mentioned in this articles, availability is a big ?? by snoekjaeger » Tue Jan 02, 2007 12:57 pm, Post It had a full bail with an external trip, contrary to the half bail on most European reels. Essentially, all the remaining spinning reels relied on sleeve bearings that, if properly maintained, did a good job. The latter is used when the reel maker wants a very slow spool motion for what is called a long cast reel marketed by Shimano, Daiwa, and Penn. by snoekjaeger » Tue Jan 02, 2007 1:02 pm, Post I am 76 and have been fishing with PENN since I was 6 years old first using a PENN 200 Surfmaster(still using it on my party boat trips.) It was not a very large reel, weighing in at 16 ounces and holding 250 yards of 15-pound-test monofilament. I have a feeling they were indeed added by someone. C $52.14. 3 SB reel, both brand new in the box with papers. Great article Thank you, I grew up Surf fishing on the west coast of California. It was probably 1954 or 1955 and my dad brought home two of them, one for each of us, and Shakespeare rods. I do know a whole lot about spinning reels. The holes in the spool are factory. Carl's main business has never been in fishing products. by m3040c » Tue Jan 02, 2007 1:47 pm, Post The only markings on it are Luxor - Pexon & Michel License P. Mauborgne Made in France - Brevette S.G.D.G. However, both of these reels had a feature that none other did—a flanged (or skirted) spool. A decade or so later, just about every manufacturer adopted this design. In the early 60s the production site was enlarged and moved to Montichiari, always in the same Brescia’s province. $150.00. The Centaure and the RU faded in popularity in the 60s, probably due to their half bail features that most anglers did not like. You missed one up and coming US manufacturer of spinning and fly reels. I, too, really enjoyed the article which I stumble across while trying to find info about my first spinning reel, a Pfleuger that had a pickup but no bail. + Update your shipping location 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. Many reel makers use a graphite or synthetic material, while others use aluminum. Pricing & History. I wish I still had it!!. Site customizations by DavidIQ. Luxor Temple, seen from the east bank of the Nile. Just way too good for a dumpster. I have fished surf reels in the $250- area that I loved but felt I had to and did completely break the down 2 to 3 times mid season. ORCA Online Forum - Feel free to talk or ask about ALL kinds of old tackle here, with an emphasis on old reels! This Airex Bache Brown Spinster was one of the earliest spinning reels available. by snoekjaeger » Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:12 am, Post Find great deals on eBay for luxor fishing reel. Vintageclassic Pezon And Michel Luxor No.3 Meretsaumon Huge Spinning Reel. I also have a 1947 polar cub fan. When i opened it, it looked quite a bit like the innards of the Penn 704-706 reels. I would like to ask one more question. I would have like to see you mention my name and the novelties that were adopted from my reels! There are two exceptions, though. try doing that with VS and Zeebaas. I recently sold such a spool. History and Evolution Big Game Fishing’s Golden Years by Ed Pritchard Prior to 1880, it was believed that catching a fish weighing over 100 pounds was an impossible task and, to a large degree, that belief was due to a lack of faith in the fishing tackle that was being manufactured at the time. Port Washington NY. An early Luxor Saumon Mer Surfcasting is currently offered on Ebay. Accurate Grinding is a family-owned operation, established in 1950, when Michael DeMarco developed specialized techniques to manufacture jet turbine engine components at a time when precision aerospace manufacturing was just beginning … Thanks! Company . Founded in 1881 in Akron, Ohio, E. F. Pflueger’s Enterprise Manufacturing Company was not the first company to manufacture a fishing reel—that honor goes to the Meek Brothers, whose Kentucky reels predate 1840. I have owned 1 Zeebaas and 2 Van Stall reels and the old Penn Z series work just as good, they may not be as fast or as smooth, but they do the job very well. Attached is a Centaure French-made spinning reel that is taped to the rod for a warmer grip in cold weather. He is holding a fiberglass surf rod with Perfection wire guides and Neocork grips. Fishing reels appeared for the first time in China. Don’t forget that there were no waterproof reels … Fishing Reel . Sold for. I can at least work in the Z series, the Shimano has to be sent off to be repaired. They were in perfect condition when sold and will last many more years. History of Fishing Reels. Smeared a little grease here and there and it runs like a new one. http://www.fishingways.com/. This feature made it the reel of choice for wetsuit-wearing fishermen, who came on the scene at Montauk in the early 1960s. I remember having a Crack Spinning Reel. I learned a lot. The reels listed here are in no particular order, although I have tried to group them by maker. The holes in the spool should be original, it's only with the Crack-line of reels that non-holed spools were supplied (for the Crack 300). The Van Staal didn’t appear until 1991—about 30 years too late for me and other early wetsuiters. After the war spinning reel importation and production in the US increased rapidly, and spinning became one of the most popular techniques used by American fishermen. Got back through the collected “valuables” to the old reel, which has a bad layer of corrosion and needs lot of TLC, and was amazed to find it works! I have had of my own few reels collection namely 300/302/306 Mitchell France Top Luxor Fishing Charters & Tours: See reviews and photos of fishing charters & tours in Luxor, Egypt on Tripadvisor. After using several Shakespeare Alpha combos and losing my DAM Record set up to a housethief, I went back to my Diawa Giant that I bought new for $35.00 way back when I had a buzzcut and wore funny green clothes. I caught many bass, bream, warmouth, snook, and far too many gars in south Florida and crappie and even chain pickerel in Lake Okeechobee. AFTERMARKET PRODUCTS FOR PENN REELS Before Carl began to produce reels, he made aftermarket products for Penn reels. These outfits replaced my original Calcutta surf rod and 155 penn conventional reel loaded with 36 lb braided nylon, which I could barely cast into the surf in Seaside Park, N.J. Thank you PENN for so many years of good service reels!!!! Make no mistake about it, all-metal (aluminum) reels are the most expensive and the best. by snoekjaeger » Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:16 pm, Post Thanks Jean-Paul, I am on my way to EBay. No other reel in the history of fishing can come close to matching that longevity. All the rest of the reels either have a crosswind gear cam driven by the main drive gear or an oscillation worm gear for the spool reciprocation. I have quite a few vintage spinning reels that I still use. Mostly no in America but the efficacy in the art of ling casting is undeniable. After that, with a whole month’s paper route money, I bought good stuff. In more scientific terms, a fishing reel “deploys and retrieves fishing line by using a spool mounted on an axle”. Fixed-spool or spinning reels were first invented and used in Europe in the 1930s. Very informative Have had offers to upgrade to newer models but , why? Of all these reels, the Luxor and the Penn were the most popular, primarily due to their strength and reliability. The LuXor 3's are the biggest & technically similar to the CrAck 300's & are the forerunners of the Van Staal spinning reels.The "B" stopped being made 1959 & a "C" version was made for 1960 to 1967 and there was smaller 200 version. info@luxor.it +39 030 9961161.. Toggle navigation. Only four reels have a direct-drive cam: Van Staal, Zee Baas, and Penn’s 704 and 706. Fishing for History reader Brian O'Connor recently emailed me after coming across an article I had written about Larry Koller.Koller, for those who don't recall, was a legendary outdoor writer who also worked in the advertising industry, and was a top notch photographer. Pardon my OCD, but do you have any further details on the rod that Joe Carrie is holding? Followed in 1956 by making their first derailleurs. The two adversaries became involved in endless court battles, and around 1980, production of the Crack ceased. I also have a very large Heddon saltwater spinning reel of 70’s vintage, it’s made in Japan. Great article The the rest of us kids had to be content with whatever fish came close in the shallow waters near the dock. This was always a weak point in many past reels, but in 1991 the then-new Van Staal solved this problem by building into the pinion drive a one-way roller bearing, which was very effective and trouble-free. Now I fish the $500+ In the surf and never feel the need to break the down mid season. Jiang Tai Gong once served the king of Shang dynasty, and had come to resent him for tyranny from the bottom of heart. Not the best NJ surf reel because it’s fast but even so my collection now includes 4 650s 2 850s 2 750s 2 5500s and I think 2 or 3 in the 400 series. Maintenance was easy, three screws opened her up, put some grease on the gears and closed her up. Your email address will not be published. Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it's worth. First the history, (early) LUXOR reels were all designed by Paul Mauborgne. Winning bid: AU $41.00 [ 2 bids] Postage: May not post to United States - Read item description or contact seller for postage options. Never all that popular in the UK, Allcock's offered one in their 1930's range and Millward's even copied an early Meisselbach design. I still have my first spinner, the Mitchell 300 that came with two spools. Really appreciated your history of Salt Water Reels. I had three Crack 300's and one Luxor. Nice to know those old school reels and seems still last more than the new reels made now a days. How about “On The Water” South version?? It stuck in my mind because I’d never seen a skirted spool reel before. 1947. Salt water fishing is like golf of fishing. Great article! Don’t be too impressed by the number of ball bearings on a reel. I still have my Penn 710 and it still runs smoothly but need to use mono due to the rollers. More specifically… brand, length, and number of pieces? Nice Vintage PEZON & MICHEL Luxor Fishing Reel + Box. Its role is to wind and stow a line. Jul 17, 2017 - Explore Michael Marshall's board "Vintage fishing reels" on Pinterest. We all hated ”Big Mouth Charlie” with his new spinning reel. I still have my Penn 710Z Spinning Reel that I believe I purchased during the 70’s. by Brian F. » Tue Jan 02, 2007 2:46 pm, Post My father had a large green metal late 60tys vintage Cardinal mounted on a custom 8ft glass surf rod that hung on the garage ceiling. Finally, there are ball bearings. Reels from Asia were not on the scene until the 1980s, although Daiwa and Shimano did make a few freshwater reels in 1966 and 1978, respectively. thx in advance ! Dont remember much about it. To me the difference (for this argument let’s say $550+ vs $250-) Is less maintenance and complete dependability. I plan on fishing with it. Seigler reels are also made in ‘murica! I have quite a few Penn Z series reels and I love them. The area was the feudal estate of Count Ji Chang. At this time, Shimano started to manufacture bicycle parts, such as single free-wheels. The few remaining original Kentucky reels perform as smooth as they did when they were created more than 100 years ago. I would say all of my reels are at least 30-40 years old! His company was purchased in 1947 by the toymaker Lionel and named Airex. His main business is injection molding. I still have both reels but that surf rod I’m afraid is lost to history. by Lillawill » Thu Jan 04, 2007 11:29 pm, Post Ended: 24 Oct, 2020 15:11:54 AEDST. The Zero Hour Bomb Company, maker of electric time bombs for oil drilling, is incorporated in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This reel used a worm gear drive the company probably copied from the German Quick. The RU actually had a stationary roller … that’s right, it didn’t roll. Mr. Roastbeef, With my Shakespeare 2090 , 2080 and my beachcomber occasionally.. Built 4 or 5 or 6 rods from those kits…fly rods, surf and bait casting rods. I got it when I was 10 (in 1953) and they were relatively rare at that time. by m3040c » Tue Jan 02, 2007 8:34 pm, Post All of today’s spinning reels have greatly improved drag systems – miles ahead of the crude, early drag systems. The reel is marked sauhon-LUXOR-mer , PEZON ET MICHEL , Made in France , LICENCE P. MAUBORG My first was a Dam Quick was about 50 $ in the 1950’s Take a look around I love the person who feels the need to explain why they paid over 500$ for a spinning reel . I cant really see the markings but here is some info on Luxor reels. Just like my Lionels, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Mays etc BB cards. This was the beginning of a whole new era. And both still work well. Although only three companies in the U.S., Penn, ZeeBaas, and Accurate, assemble or make reels in America, I should be fair in saying that China, Japan, and other Asian countries do a fine job of turning out quality products. Fishing reel is a device that is a part of a fishing rod. A fishing reel is a device used for the sport of angling. I was just given a new penn 700 with the surf rod that came with it, Its still new never been used or seen water,would anyone know what the value of this rod and reel would be now, new with out penn box, Nice article. I, Hi Ralph,, Don’t forget that there were no waterproof reels back then. I am in the process of having a very vintage 10 ft surf rod restored to it’s former glory. $79.00. popular. On these reels, the spool goes in and out once for each turn of the reel handle. I did go to eBay and I did see several Luxor fishing reels available some were 'vintage' and there were several over $100.00 (US). Much can be garnered from an old photograph, like the one above featuring Joe Carrie hefting a 34-pound bass. The 704 and 706 were (and still are) excellent reels still made in America. Smaller reel (rarely mentioned) that has caught more then its share of Fluke, Flounder, Bluefish and many other inshore species over the years. A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding and stowing line.. Modern fishing reels usually have fittings aiding in casting for distance and accuracy, as well as retrieving line. Luxor was established in 1960 in Carpenedolo, Brescia’ s province with the name of: Luxor Minuterie Idrauliche. By the 1950s, many more spinning reels came on the scene, primarily freshwater ones from both Europe and America, but some larger ones designed for surfcasting were also coming from Europe. Jiang Tai Gong was an genius in military tactics and government management. Gold Paint always peeling off. LOL, but for the life of me. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Over the next few years, parts for the reel became rare and fetched black market prices, leaving the Penn 704 and 706 as the only options. Recently, I opened a Daiwa and realized you have to go to special school, need special tools and special lubricants.. Gee, not like the old days ! They include multiple Mitchells from ultra light, several 300’s and 306 & 302 saltwater reels. Cast after cast he would catch a fish and yell; ”I got another one”, like we should all be happy for him. It was bought in Calef’s store in Barrington, NH. I loved those reels, and loved just turning the crank on them. Get the best deals on Vintage Spinning Fishing Reels when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Moulinet LUXOR Reels I have a Moulinet LUXOR MER et SAUMON No.3 and a Moulinet LUXOR MER et SAUMON No. Whether or not the elongated, slowly reciprocating spool results in a longer cast is debatable. He decided to create the “Shimano Iron Works Company” in Sakai City, Japan. Article is great. Luxor (/ ˈ l ʌ k s ɔːr, ˈ l ʊ k ... History. As a boy of 13 or so in Seattle 1953-55 I spent precious $ on a couple of really terrible Japanese rod/reel sets that broke my heart. I have a Martin spinning reel I bought in 1980 to use for surf fishing. But I use exclusively Penn Z 706 circa 1980’s. This was the end of the Kentucky reel makers and their finely tuned and crafted reels, and the beginning of modern bait casting. Fishing Reel Super Paoli Similar Of Luxor Supreme Pezon And Mitchel. Accurate Fishing Products was launched in 1990 as a division of our parent company, Accurate Grinding and Manufacturing Corporation, in Los Angeles, California. I just knew it. Cheers boys enjoy the salty water and 2nd mortgage Payment for your spinning reel, Any information on the 1973 brandie corporation and the trigmatic spinning reel model S-410A. Mitchell and Delfino did compete, but both reels had reliability issues. Reels are used in angling and competitive casting. I should mention that the 706 had two, one being in the line roller. I am using a PENN spinner SS5500 & a PENN SS6500 for the majority of my surf fishing. My son has nice Penn reels but my 4-year-old grandson could start with this Pfleuger. Everything about this black-and-white photograph is vintage 1950s. Lastly, there is the question of what the reel body made of. Vintageclassic Pezon . Required fields are marked *, Copyright © 2021 On The Water, LLC. Great article. Reels back in that day had some sort of weird paint, I’ve beat this reel, you know because for a while I was a kid, and the paint never chipped or scratched down to the metal. This feature made it the reel of choice for wetsuit-wearing fishermen, who came on the scene at Montauk in the early 1960s. Not sure if these were available until the 60’s, but they were incredible spin reels back then. Interesting article. Even better memories, Enjoyed the history.l have one spinning reels web site, In the early 50s we kids would fish for snapper bluefish off the town dock in It took 10 years after the demise of Crack before another suitable surf reel was created—the Van Staal. I also own two large fresh water Daiwa spinning reel that date from the early 70’s. Of the many reels that ABU Garcia markets, one reel is still made in Sweden and a company named Peerless BAM still produces spinning reels in the southwest of France. You can read about these in The Transatlantic Connection. I lost it on Plum Island fishing at night in 1964 when a big fish of some kind ripped the rod and reel out of a stake and the entire unit went out to sea never to be seen again. Mounted on a 2 pc 9′ Garcia fiberrodglass. I took it apart and cleaned and lubed it after every time I either surfed, pier or boat fished in the ocean just to make sure it wouldn’t corrode. Great reel, fish it! Penn came out with a surf spinning reel in 1961—the model 700, later refined to the 704 and 706. Not made in cheena. I forgot to mention the versions with manual pick-up were referred as Surfcasting models. A West Texas watchmaker named R.D. He never had much money (I inherited that skill) but would barter for stuff, including fishing tackle, even an old 18-foot cedar strip boat that required much work and which we fiberglassed ourselves. Must have been special boots for the surf fisherman? Mauborgne then marketed the reel under the name Crack (which means champion in French). Unfortunately, I am unable to locate it. Next, there is the issue of the reel cam. by m3040c » Mon Jan 01, 2007 8:24 pm, Post Back then at 11 or 12 to me Cardinal equaled the best. $78.00. I agree with you Roastbeef. The first reel I bought that did not come with a combo but was first viewed under glass and brought home in a box was a late 80tys vintage Abu Garcia Cardinal. Thanks for a great article, great retrospective! It hung in the garage since 1980. Those were great days and now the toys are more expensive but the joy of fishing still remains in our hearts as we fish through the next month before calling the end to the season. 18-apr-2017 - Vintage Luxor-mer Pezon et Michel Fishing Reel by TreasureByDemand I can't help you with the holes in the rotor cup my model didn't have any. I am still using the Crack 3000 I got as a gift in 1983. There are a few very “high-end” reels with up to 14 ball bearings. See more ideas about vintage fishing reels, fishing reels, vintage fishing. The story happened in the late years of the Shang dynasty. That same year, Airex brought out a new model called the Beachcomber. Take a nap as you just troll then fight a fish for 36 hours 300 yard out . by m3040c » Tue Jan 02, 2007 11:55 am, Post From United States. I also had a couple of Luxors a while back and couldn't recall seeing those holes in the cup. It’s still in great working condition. Meisselbach "Featherlight" 270. I thought the fisherman in the picture was wearing golf shoes when I saw those spikes. Even better memories. Although, at this point, you have given me so much info that I may offer my friend some money and keep the reel myself. Thanks, you brought back great memories. The long rods of slender wood left the stage. It all started in 1921, with a man named Shozoburo Shimano. I've sold all of them and averaged about $75.00 each. This is from the ORCA site from a member there First the history, (early) LUXOR reels were all designed by Paul Mauborgne. I have it on the 9 foot surf rod I built in 1980 from one of those rod building kits Cabela’s used to sell. Item location: Canterbury, Australia. Wish I still had it for old times sake. That reel had lots of use in both fresh and salt water and was trouble free for eleven years. And I have fished with a lot of friends who love their Van Staals and Zeebaas reels. I am impressed Jean-Paul. I have fished Long Island from Long Beach to Montauk. Vintage Luxor Pezon And Michel Fishing Reel Made In France No. by bunny6237 » Mon Jan 29, 2007 9:32 pm, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, Absolution style by Premium phpBB Styles No mention of the ABU Cardinal reels imported from Sweden by Zebco. Buy It Now +C $26.07 shipping. I have been researching reels trying to find the Rookie company in Japan with no luck. by m3040c » Tue Jan 02, 2007 5:48 pm, Post I think $32.95 for a Luxor, which I still have. Made in Korea. I enjoyed the article. Especially French ones, so here's some questions about this big guy in hopes of some experts or almost experts can come to my aid. Vintage Collectable Fishing Reel "Luxor" Condition: Used. After I finish my questions about this Luxor I will post 6 pictures. Doesnt look much different then it did when I bought it. He started his fishing product line as a hobby since he use to be quite a fishing enthusiast. For parts only. Both the Van Staal and the ZeeBaas are essentially waterproof Luxors. With a few exceptions, this style now dominates modern spinning reels. I took it down and it was frozen. We take reels for granted nowadays, but they have only become a standard feature in angler's kit relatively recently - and even now, their use isn't entirely universal, as any roach pole fisherman will tell you. IRT Reels are all built in Pine Grove,Pa. All serious carp fishers in Europe use these reels to cast in the 150-200 meter as well as tournament casters who are casting in the 240+,(800 foot), range. Then,… 561-818-1081 | 561-748-7508 | Ed@AntiqueFishingReels.com. Finally, in the fish’s mouth is a Junior Atom. Then a few of real made in Sweden. Great article. Then graduated to Ru Mer reels until the 80″s. or Best Offer. They’ve given me years of trouble free service ensured by annual maintenance. Fishing with fixed spool reels became very popular in England and Europe, but it took Bache Brown and his Luxor Mastereel to bring the method to the American fisherman during the late 1930s and after World War II. I’ll take my VS and VSB’s all day long. You do not need $700+ reel to land quality fish. Contained in these pages you will find information to help you identify your reel, assess the condition and age of your reel, and also determine what your reel is worth. Another great reel that’s lasted the test of time. Great article. The U. S. and foreign reels … I still use it today and it works great. Great read! Of all these reels, the Luxor and the Penn were the most popular, primarily due to their strength and reliability. This site is dedicated to people who are interested in finding out the history and value of their antique fishing reels. 1991—About 30 years too late for me and other early wetsuiters hefting a bass... 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