This is a rather tough obscure and scarce reel. Try raising your high bid amount. Can you give me any information on it? Spool Turns, Star Drag Functions. South Bend Bait Co. The reel is almost round, but features a peak at one end. Numerous resources for South Bend's history, timeline and products from collectors, antique lure buffs, historians and other experts can be found below.
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South Bend Vintage Fishing Reels
It's still loaded with thick gold line and has a straggle of cut end-line still tied, but overall I have the impression he did not fish this reel often as its in nice condition. The line of "Bronson-Coxe" reels eventually was expanded to include some nice baitcasters, as well as smaller saltwater reels such as the one you found. Spool Turns, Star Drag Functions. South Bend Gladding No. I have not fly fished in many years, so I no longer have a need for the reel. Oct 27, but it has a broken crank.