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November Reel News
2 Nov 2016
What’s in the November issue of the Reel News? Simple answer: A boatload of great articles, history and photos! Here’s the cover of the November issue, that should be in
September 2016 Issue of Reel News
6 Oct 2016
This 40 page gem of a magazine features interesting stories about: 2 failed Rockford Illinois reel manufacturers that made The America Reel and the Hastings reel An unusual Allison reel
July issue of REEL NEWS
12 Jul 2016
This issue has highlights of the 2016 National Convention in Gatlinburg Tennessee at Buckberry Lodge. Read about “Cranking out Smith Reels”, “Pflueger Summit” and Richard Lodge’s Auction Report!