Fly fishing reel

- The Orvis Company, Inc.
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FIG. 1 is a bottom view of a fly fishing reel showing the new design;

FIG. 2 is a front view of the reel shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear view of the reel shown in FIGS. 1 and 2;

FIG. 4 is a top view of the reel shown in FIGS. 1-3;

FIG. 5 is a first side view of the reel shown in FIGS. 1-4; and,

FIG. 6 is a second side view of the reel shown in FIGS. 1-5.

The broken line showing of environment in the drawings is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a fly fishing reel, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited

U.S. Patent Documents

4883238 November 28, 1989 Harder
D353643 December 20, 1994 Shipley
D360928 August 1, 1995 Bogner
D371823 July 16, 1996 Charlton
6155508 December 5, 2000 Lepage
D443017 May 29, 2001 Alden
6513743 February 4, 2003 Perkins, Jr. et al.
20020104912 August 8, 2002 Bascue

Other references

  • U.S. Appl. No. 29/220,169, filed Dec. 27, 2004, Lepage.
  • ORVIS Fly Fishing Catalog, 2004 vol. 4, illustrating reels, pp. 26-34.
  • CABELA'S Fly Fishing 2004 Catalog, illustrating reels, pp. 34-45.

Patent History

Patent number: D521105
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 8, 2005
Date of Patent: May 16, 2006
Assignee: The Orvis Company, Inc. (Manchester, VT)
Inventor: James B. Lepage (Manchester Center, VT)
Primary Examiner: Catherine R. Oliver
Attorney: Fay, Sharpe, Fagan, Minnich & McKee, LLP
Application Number: 29/227,264


Current U.S. Class: Crank Operated Reel (D22/140)