Search FAQ

Search FAQ

 

ORCA maintains a number of discrete online educational resources about old reels thanks to the generous contributions of our members, volunteers and friends. Here is a list of search tools that will help you find information posted online by ORCA.

  • To search for info on a wide variety of reel makers, distributors, reel patents and USPTO registered trademarks, try ORCA’s Fishing Reel Research site search tool.
  • To search the ORCA Reel Talk forum for discussions about a large variety of reel topics including makes, models, antique reel cleaning, restoration and repair, buy/sell/trade, etc, click on this link http://reeltalk.orcaonline.org/search.php (Reel Talk forum Registration is required).
  • To search for information and pictures related to (trade) reels made by Bronson, try ORCA’s Bronson Reel Photos site search tool.
  • To search for information and pictures relating to (trade) reels made by Ocean City, try ORCA’s Ocean City Reel Photos site search tool.
  • Search for reel-related documents stored in the ORCA Library. Join ORCA to order pages of interest to you and to see what additional documents exist in our paper files. (ORCA Members-Only resource.)
  • Search a comprehensive bibliography of past articles in The REEL NEWS. Every paying ORCA member gets a subscription to our unique bi-monthy publication. ORCA Members can order Back Issues of the Reel News.
  • Search our online ORCA Store to buy reel collector Reference Books written by ORCA members
  • Use the Search icon at the top right of our ORCA Online Home Page for information about our club, current events, to join, to DONATE, find information about items for sale in our online store and what’s new, etc.