Dating pflueger reels
Spin cast reels were developed by the Johnson Reel Company in the early 1950's.
A fishing reel is a device used for the sport of angling.Pressing a button on the rear of the fishing reel disengages the line pickup, thus allowing the line to fly off of the spool.Upon cranking the handle, the pickup pin immediately re-engages the line and re-spools it onto the reel.The first picture of this fishing reel is really nothing more than a 17 century winch reel; it is just a tad bit smaller.
Looking at the illustration of this fishing device would make me stick to pole and line, which is a commonality still used today in Britain.
Spinning reels do not suffer from backlash, although the line can become trapped underneath itself on the spool. Various level-wind mechanisms have been introduced over the years to attempt to solve this problem.