On September 28, AMFF curator Jim Schottenham presented his third 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

  • Peter A. Altmaeir reel
  • James Ross Patent Reel
  • Francis Philbrook Patent Reel
  • Alonzo Fowler Fly Reel
  • James Ratcliffe Fly Reel
  • Bob McChristian Seamaster Fly Reel
  • Fin-Nor Wedding Cake Fly Reel
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