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The Spincasters

For fans of Vintage and new spincasting reels.

Members: 15
Latest Activity: May 2, 2018

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DAiWA US80XD Reel 4 Replies

The new "favorite" spincast in my repertoire, purchased used off ebay.This is a trigger actuated spincast, or "triggerspin" as its called. It is like new, and appears to have been used only a few…Continue

Started by David, aka, "McScruff". Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Jun 10, 2013.

a friends vintage christmas gift. ;)

I have here a vintage spinning reel by the name of FJORD, its pretty cool and still works. Can anyone tell me more about it, i know someone knows something about this reel, thx!Continue

Started by jason grimm Feb 28, 2012.

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Comment by David, aka, "McScruff" on January 2, 2012 at 2:11pm

I am so a part of this group! I like spin cast reels, almost could say love 'em. And I really like the vintage ones. Say the words "Johnson Century" or "Shakespeare Wonder Spin" and my eyes start to glass over.

Thanks Dwayne for this group idea!

Comment by Dwayne Denison on January 2, 2012 at 2:04pm

Glad to have ya Tom. Something everyone has fished with

Comment by Tomas Daniel on January 2, 2012 at 2:03pm

great group idea dwayne! proud to be a member. spincasts def. have a spot in my arsenal!

Comment by Dwayne Denison on January 2, 2012 at 2:00pm

First reel I ever had was a Zebco 202, first reel I ever bought was a 202. I still have it, collected soda bottles from ditches in town to buy it. Bought it at small bait shop we had in town, Conroys bait shop. I will post a pic of it

Comment by Dwayne Denison on January 2, 2012 at 1:57pm

Jeff, would never kick ya out. You are like me, spincasters and poles..ol skool fishin

Comment by Jeffrey D. Abney on January 2, 2012 at 1:54pm

I'll join as long as you don't kick me out for a good trip on a telescopic pole or my fly rod!  I have some great times using spincasting reels as well....real fun to tackle a big bluegill on light tackle.......

Comment by Dwayne Denison on January 2, 2012 at 1:46pm

Seems like a lot of people on here, love spincasting reels. I myself have a weak spot for them. Most of us probably caught our first fish on one and still use them today.

 

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