Canadian Reel Makers

Canadian Reel Makers

This list of Canadian reel makers was consolidated by ORCA member Paul Manuel from sources including Ontario lures by Patrick Daradick, Canadian Lures by John Workman (currently offline), The Granville Island Sport Fishing Museum (Museum closed but reel info is still online), the Old Reel Collectors Association website – (Register to access the online site and search through “Reel Talk” for Canadian Reels) along with his own primary research. Additionally, there were some major reel distributors in Canada including Allcock, Laight & Westwood. A selection of Canadian made and marked reel pictures are available here:

 

 

  Company Province
1 Arsenault, Alyre New Brunswick
2 Auger, Graham British Columbia
3 Bata Reel Company Ontario
4 Bicycle Sales Co. Manitoba
5 Branson Mfg. Co. Ontario
6 Brenco Ontario
7 Bryson Ontario
8 Canadian Bait Manufacturing Co. Manitoba
9 Cemm, Thomas British Columbia
10 Clough Ontario
11 Coates British Columbia
12 Coulson British Columbia
13 Eckmier Ontario
14 Engineering Products Of Canada Ltd. Quebec
15 Fraser Co. Quebec
16 Gatley, CM British Columbia
17 Gibbs British Columbia
18 Great Lakes Ontario
19 Heard & Wilson British Columbia
20 Horrocks-Ibbotson Co. Ltd Ontario
21 Hudson Quebec?
22 Inglis Canada Ontario
23 Islander British Columbia
24 J.C. Higgins ?
25 John Milner Reels British Columbia
26 Keates Kaster Company Ontario
27 Lawson Machine Works Quebec
28 LSD Sunshine Reels Ontario
29 Lucky Strike Reel Ontario
30 Lupkoski, N British Columbia
31 M & G Quebec
32 M.E.W. ?
33 Major Mfg Quebec
34 McDonald, Norm British Columbia
35 Milner, John British Columbia
36 Old Tossy Products ?
37 Peck, Ted British Columbia
38 Peetz British Columbia
39 R&W Kerr Quebec
40 Raymond Brothers Ontario
41 Riverkeeper Customer Float Reels ?
42 RSG Custom Reels ?
43 Rudal ?
44 Sands Ontario
45 Shakespeare/Inglis Ontario
46 Spahr, John ?
47 Stack, Karl British Columbia
48 Sunini, Robert British Columbia
49 Tamco Reel Ontario
50 Taylor, Alan ?
51 Tugg & Mason Limited Ontario
52 VPW Co. Ltd Quebec
53 W. R. Murphy Mfg Co Ontario
54 W.A. McElroy & Co Ontario