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The Patent Meteor Reel

The Patent Meteor Casting Reel invented by Percy Wadham and Percy Scott of the Dreadnought Casting Reel Company. In 1909 Percy Wadham & Percy Scott patented the Meteor reel suitable for various types of angling.Manufactured and marketed by the Dreadnought Casting Reel Co. Isle of Wight, and so far, 14 variations of the reel have …

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The Hardy Super Silex

It’s mid-February 1994. Early morning on the little Qualicum river, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. A lone angler has chosen the first run of the day to fish. As the moist rainforest mist begins to rise, he adjusts his cork float to 6 or 7 feet, chucks his bait and begins a side arm swing …

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Ustonson Fishing Winch/Reel

A fishing reel/winch retailed by Ustonson with a reversible handle, 3 1/2 inch diameter, all brass engraved ‘Ustonson Maker to His Majesty Temple Bar London’. It has a knurled retaining disc, that when removed allows the handle to be reversed, perforated foot, raised check housing. This dates the reel at pre 1837. Maria Ustonson gained …

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