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July 2019 Reel News is in the Mail!


The July 2019 Reel News discusses Dickens to Zebco and a whole lot more in between.  This is the next great edition on its way to you. Enjoy! The cover shows off one of the limited edition 70th Anniversary Zebco Model 33 reels presented to each ORCA member that attended the ORCA National Convention in

The May 2019 Reel News has been published


The May 2019 Reel News has been published and is on the way to ORCA members. Bearing in mind that the ORCA Annual Convention  is being hosted by Zebco just weeks from now in Tulsa, here are some of the topics covered: The birth of Zebco and the first 10 years, written by Dick Braun

The March 2019 Reel News has been published…


The March 2019 Reel News has been published and is being distributed to members worldwide. Inside you will find the 2019 ORCA Membership Roster, your official ballot to vote for the 2019 ORCA slate of Officers, your Registration Form for the 2019 ORCA Annual Convention along with the latest convention schedule, the Annual ORCA Financial

Important Reel Auction


This live event is for all collectors! Over 500 reels including a huge Penn collection, tournament reels, salt water reels. Important Talbot Letters and Ephemera. Includes something for everybody! This is probably the best opportunity to build your collection at reasonable prices that has ever existed. The auction is open to all collectors. Between this

2019 – Zebco’s 70th Birthday Bash! – ORCA National Convention, Tulsa, OK


The convention will take place from May 29th to June 1st in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  ORCA’s 2019 Convention is also a part of Zebco’s 70th anniversary celebration. Zebco has graciously offered to host a number of events for ORCA at their headquarters in Tulsa and to actively participate in the convention. This event will be the first time that ORCA has

Bibliography of Reel News Articles Updated through 2018


The Comprehensive Bibliography of ORCA Reel News Articles has been updated to cover 2018 editions. The listing is available in a number of forms including a downloadable Excel spreadsheet with built-in sorting and filtering controls to help focus in on your search. Older editions of the Reel News can be purchased online here with PayPal

ABU Record 1946 Catalog added to ORCA Library


A color digitized copy of the ABU Record 1946 Catalog has been added to ORCA Library. This is a brand new holding for the ORCA Library. ORCA Members that have set up their own Store Account with a Member account designation can download their own copy. Check out the ORCA Online Library inside the ORCA