Northwest Fishing Reels – A Collector’s Guide to Reels From The Great Northwest. Northwest includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and British Columbia. This book was written to document Northwest fishing reel inventors, designers, makers, and examples of their reels and accessories. Many people were interviewed over the last several years. Book has 352 b&w pages, 143 makers/inventors, 86 patents, 993 photos and illustrations, and value guide. Many photos of reels disassembled with a technical description of their function, design and materials.