Reel Facts

Reel Facts

The ORCA FISHING REEL HISTORY page gives readers a brief history of the development of fishing reels from ancient times through the 20th century.

Reel facts can also be found on a number of educational reel research websites, funded and operated by the Old Reel Collectors Association, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Here is a list of  the ORCA REEL RESEARCH sites.

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