Patent Number: 6,915,974

Title: Level wind mechanism for a dual bearing reel

Abstract: A level wind mechanism includes a spiral shaft, a fishing line guide portion, and a guide member. The spiral shaft extends parallel to a rotational axis of a spool. The fishing line guide portion includes a main member, an engagement member that is provided on the main member and engages with the spiral shaft, and a tubular member that includes a line guide hole. The line guide hole tapers toward the side from which fishing line is paid out.

Inventors: Kawasaki; Ken'ichi (Sakai, JP)

Assignee: Shimano Inc.

International Classification: A01K 89/00 (20060101); A01K 89/015 (20060101); A01K 089/02 ()

Expiration Date: 07/12/2022