New book released April 2019. Northwest Fishing Reels - A Collector's Guide to Reels From The Great Northwest. Northwest includes Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and British Columbia. This book was written to document Northwest fishing reel inventors, designers, makers, and examples of their reels and accessories. Many people were interviewed over the last several years to gain insight into the business of fishing reels. Paperback 8.5" x 11". 352 b&w pages, 143 makers/inventors, 86 patents, and 993 photos and illustrations. Many photos of reels disassembled with a technical description of their function, design and materials. Available now for purchase on,, and

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This is your site for the history of Northwest United States salmon sport fishing. The books on this site chronicle the history of pacific salmon sport fishing from the late 1800s into the 21st Century. They can be purchased on, and