The September 2018 REEL NEWS has been published and is in the mail to ORCA members! In this issue- ORCA President David Lehmann discusses the intersection of art, science and fishing reels. Reel News Editor Richard Lodge asks: “What kind of a reel collector are you?”. Dr. Todd E.A. Larson tells the
Take note of these new Fishing Reel Research (FRR) updates to U.S. Reel Patent pages. A list of U.S. Design Patents for reels and combos has been provided by Alan Baracco. As well, a consolidated list of Pflueger & Enterprise Manufacturing Co reel related patents has been added. Both lists of patent numbers have hyperlinks
The July 2018 Reel News is in the mail! It features a new front page design with a great photo of the Oscar Allen reel by Scott Edwards (and his excellent article inside), a good variety of articles and coverage – in words and photos – of the 2018 ORCA convention. If you do not
ORCA is pleased to announce the availability of a highly anticipated new book: ANTIQUE FISHING REELS, Second Edition by Steven K. Vernon Do you have any reels made by William Rodgers? Edwin Judge? Paul Berner? Do you have any Alt reels (not something concocted by politicians in Washington, D.C.) Any reels made by
The ORCA convention is looking to be a big one. The host hotel (Clarion) is completely filled and we exceeded our held block. The spillover hotel is Quality Inn, less than a mile away. The phone number is 520-979-3321. They still have 20 rooms available, ranging in cost from $102 to $119 night. Book quickly!
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The May 2018 edition of the Reel News has been published and hard copies are on their way to ORCA members around the world. This is the 2018 Convention issue with details in the blue centre spread. In the President’s Message, David
Excerpt from the President’s Message: … This year’s convention, running from June 20 to 23, in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is shaping up to be a good one in which we are offering new events and opportunities catering to first-time attendees. Let’s start with the location. Harpers Ferry, at the confluence of the Potomac and
The Newsletter of the Old Reel Collectors Association, THE REEL NEWS, is published six times a year in the odd months by editor Richard Lodge. A Roster of ORCA members, their email addresses and collecting interests is also supplied with the March “ORCA Annual”. THE REEL NEWS usually contains specific articles about types of reels,
The January 2018 edition of The Reel News is on the way to ORCA members around the world! In this issue, ORCA President David Lehmann discusses ORCA’s expanded and streamlined online resources, recognizing a number of our past reel research contributors. Read about new ORCA member Emmett Babler – collector, historian