Patent Number: 6,293,484

Title: Bait casting reel having spool detaching mechanism

Abstract: A bait casting reel for fishing including a reel frame having an opening, a spool rotatably mounted in the opening of the reel frame, and a spool cover, detachably engaged with the frame, for rotatably supporting the spool. The reel frame is provided on an inner periphery of the opening with a first engaging protrusion having a predetermined number of cutouts, a second engaging protrusion, and an engaging groove formed between the first and second protrusions and extended along the entire length of the inner periphery of the opening. A locking member is provided adjacent to the opening of the reel frame, for contacting a portion of the spool supporting cover to prevent the cover from rotating. The spool supporting cover includes a circular engaging edge engaged with the reel frame, and inserted into the cutout of the first engaging protrusion to guide the cover along the engaging groove.

Inventors: Oh; Chul Suk (Seoul, KR)

Assignee: Shin A Sports Co., Ltd.

International Classification: A01K 89/015 (20060101); A01K 89/00 (20060101); A01K 089/015 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018