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asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st July, 2020

Are old fishing reels worth anything?

The condition of the reel, as with any other collectible, is very important when determining the reel's value. A reel in fair or poor condition is generally worth only a fraction of what a reel that is in very good or excellent condition is worth.

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Consequently, what do you do with old fishing reels?

So if you're wondering what to do with old fishing reels, rather than cluttering up the garage, here are 5 ways to put your older reels to good use. Jump To: 1. Keep for Backup and Spare Parts.

  1. Keep for Backup and Spare Parts.
  2. Learn to Service your Own Reels.
  3. Experiment with Super Tuning.
  4. Sell on eBay.
  5. Donate to Kids.

Additionally, what do you do with a broken fishing rod? If your rod snapped, you can mend it together with a fiberglass pole and epoxy to hide the break. When one of the guides breaks, you can remove it and wrap a new one in its place. You can change rod tips if they snap or break as well. With a little bit of work, you can fix your rod so it's as good as new!

Regarding this, how much are old fishing rods worth?

Fishing Rod Sold Date Price
Vintage J. A. Bradford Legacy Bamboo Fly Rod May 2018 $1,999
Thomas and Thomas Bamboo MONTANA Fly Rod June 2018 $1,900
R.L. Winston Bamboo Fly Rod May 2018 $1,800
Paul Young bamboo fly rod Midge (Summers era) June 2018 $1,850

How do you dispose of fishing hooks?

Responsibly dispose of anything you can't recycle or repurpose. Safely put rusted hooks and jigs in an empty soda or sports drink bottle before you throw them away. Loop up old line and cut it into small pieces so that birds or turtles will not get tangled up if it ends up in the dump.

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