On April 25, AMFF curator Jim Schottenham presented his fifth Zoom seminar highlighting a special selection of fly reels from the museum’s collection. As past president of the Old Reel Collectors Association and former reel expert for Lang’s Tackle Auction, Jim has spent decades collecting, studying, and writing about antique reels for numerous publications.


Reel Selections

  • Edward Vom Hofe Col. Thompson Dry Fly
  • Edward Vom Hofe Restigouche Model 423 Salmon Reel
  • A. Allen Spinet Spinning Reel
  • Henry Milward & Son Nottingham Style Reel
  • Andrew Hendryx Raised Pillar Fly Reel
  • A.F. Meisselbach Amateur Model 12 Reel
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