Question: How do you date a Mitchell 300?

The 6th and all subsequent versions up to 1956 have 6 or 7 digit serial numbers on the body with no lettered prefixes. In April 1957, reels are inscribed Garcia Mitchell 300 or Mitchell 300 (for European vendors) for the first time.

What year was the Mitchell 300 made?

1948 Mitchell 300 --- The History (11/20/2001 - ) The worlds first spinning reel was invented in 1948 by Maurice Jacquenim, a young engineer from the Avre Valley in France. It was named the Mitchell 300.

Who manufactures Mitchell reels?

Johnson Worldwide Associates In 1990, Johnson Worldwide Associates (JWA) bought the Mitchell Company. The company moved its headquarters and R&D to Marignier, France, where it is still located today. Since its introduction in the late 1940s, nearly 30 million Mitchell 300 reels have been sold worldwide.

Are Mitchell 300 reels any good?

The reel feels very solid in your hand but surprisingly it doesnt feel heavy like many of the other spinning reels on the market. Its hard to cut weight in a spinning reel but this reel has done a good job of that with the rotor, spool and even handle having sections carved out.

Are Mitchell Fishing reels good?

5.0 out of 5 stars Buy This Reel! This was the third Mitchell 308 I have purchased in the past five years. The bail is robust and the drag is consistent. With all its ball bearings, they are the smoothest reels I own (second only to Swedish Abu Cardinals) It is a handsome, reliable reel.

What brand of fishing is the best?

What are the most popular fishing brands? The top 10 most popular fishing brands: Daiwa. Daiwa is known as one of the most influential fishing and tackle companies in the world. Shakespeare. Shakespeare has been a leading producer of tackle since 1897. Penn Fishing. Shimano. Abu Garcia. Eagle Claw. Berkley.More items

What brand of fishing rod is best?

Here are the 10 best fishing rods and reels to buy before heading out to fish.Shakespeare Ugly Stik GX2 1-Piece Fishing Rod and Spinning Reel Combo, 7 Feet. Shimano Solara Fishing Rod. Ugly Stik Elite Spinning Rod 66 Fenwick AETOS Fly Fishing Rod - 7ft 3wt. St. Shimano Stradic CI4 2500FB HG Freshwater Spinning Reel.More items •3 Jun 2020

Does Mitchell make good reels?

5.0 out of 5 stars Buy This Reel! This was the third Mitchell 308 I have purchased in the past five years. The bail is robust and the drag is consistent. With all its ball bearings, they are the smoothest reels I own (second only to Swedish Abu Cardinals) It is a handsome, reliable reel.

Reach out

Find us at the office

Dayberry- Antinucci street no. 75, 92993 Belfast, United Kingdom Northern Ireland

Give us a ring

Daan Hilger
+47 129 536 826
Mon - Fri, 9:00-17:00

Tell us about you