Howard Fortune’s Kentucky Reels book is available in the ORCA store. He amassed a large collection of reels made in Kentucky. This book was edited by Dr. Todd Larson, has reel descriptions provided by Jim Schottenham and has photos by Gene Burch. Howard’s impressive collection of 129 reels is summarized in detail in this book. Also contained in the book is a lengthy interview with Howard that was lead by Betty Barr and accompanied by Bill Hinkebein and others. The book is an excellent reference for anyone interested in collecting fishing reels made by the early Kentucky reel makers.
- Book size: 8 1/2 x 11 inches, Soft Cover.
- Kentucky reels: Contains details of 129 Kentucky reels
- Pages: Has 225 pages of which 41 are an interview with Howard Fortune