Jeff Overington has been a keen collector of Australian and English fishing reels for 30 years. He is interested in researching the Users and Owners of the reels. Jeff has recently retired, and is now devoting his spare time to pursuing his hobby. Jeff has a comprehensive collection of Australian Big Game Reels, including: Super Marlin, Swordfish, Ebro, Alvey, Montague and many more. His collection of Hardy Game Reels includes all sizes of the Fortuna Reel, the Hardy Zane Grey Reel, several Almas and many variations of the SeaSilex. He also has one of the only 3 known Hardy Bros White Wickham Big Game Reels.
Please browse the Fishing Identities section to view identities with their reels in use, or check the Game Reels section for photographs of some of Jeff’s reels in his collection, and also browse the list of Australian reel makers.
If you are interested in getting your Hardy Zane Grey, Hardy Fortuna, Hardy SeaSilex or any Australian Game reels identified or valued, please contact Jeff through the above link.
Jeff is always looking to add to his collection so if you have something he might be interested in or if you have any information on some of the unknown reel makers, Jeff would like to hear from you.