Although officially retired Jim still retains his consultant role to Masterline and personally inspects the production up in Tewkesbury.
Easily converts from right-hand to left-hand retrieve. I will accept a money order, bank check or personal check.
Large-arbor spools sport a wide design that increases backing capacity. And the two-tone silver and gloss-black finish presents the polished look of a reel costing hundreds of dollars more. Please confirm availability of item(s) and shipping costs either by phone or email before sending payment.
But Pflueger was the first major commercial tackle company—its 1900 catalog, produced two years before James Heddon hung out his shingle to sell handmade wooden fishing lures, featured 126 pages of "Fish Bait and Anglers...
Pflueger’s Enterprise Manufacturing Company was not the first company to manufacture a fishing reel—that honor goes to the Meek Brothers, whose Kentucky reels predate 1840.
Their recreation of a reel making business under this name explains why J. Young are still trading today and make - needless to say - one of the best lines of modern centrepins available, a real classic, the Purist.
In 2001 Masterline International, now known as Masterline Walker acquired J W Young.
This comprehensive history of the company covers the many reels that Young's made in great detail, as well as providing a tremendous amount of background on this great, but elusive manufacturer of British fishing tackle.
Set for right hand wind, this three tier model has a serial number "2-319" on the tail plate, and markings "Fin-Nor #2 - Designed by Gar Wood Jr." The curved name plate is blank on this 3 1/2" diameter, 1" wide spool reel that weighs 10.2ozs. It is in used condition, spooled with a Cortland WF12F Rocket taper line and backing. If payment is made by personal check please allow 7-10 days for shipment otherwise shipment will be next day. However, I do accept payment through Pay Pal but prefer a check or money order because of the Pay Pal fees. My phone # is 215-956-0993 and my email address is [email protected] Shipping costs will depend on weight and the destination zip code.
It comes with a copy of the original paper work telling you how to care for the reel and a price list of parts. The instruction and maintenance manual included, modeled after Hardy's original 1930's design, the Cascapedia fly reel blends a time-honored look with superb twenty-first-century technology.