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Category — Big Game Fishing

Edward vom Hofe & Lorenzo Mitchell-Henry.

Some time ago  I wrote a piece about Tunny fishing and Mitchell-Henry. I have continued to research Big Game fishing and in the last eighteen months I have twice come across a reel that intrigued me.

The reel is a size 6/0, 4¼ inches diameter, and capable of holding 600 yards of line. This size is just about big enough to be called a big game reel.

Mitchel- Henry Reel

Mitchel- Henry Reel

The first time was at the Moor Allen auction last February. I decided to leave a bid on it and check it out fully when I had won the item. [Read more →]

December 26, 2009   No Comments