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markzeke

Handicap fishing reel

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markzeke

I have a neighbor kid with muscular dystrophy and I am building him a custom fishing rod. I am almost done with it when I realized he probably doesn't have the strength to cast very far, or the strength to real in a larger fish. He will be turning 8 in July and I have been looking for some kind of electric/battery powered reel for him but all I can find are larger saltwater reels. I have checked with gander mt and scheels and they have never heard of any type of smaller freshwater electric reel. I would appreciate any help if someone else has been in the same situation or has heard of such a reel. Also, the kid is in a motorized wheel chair so standing and casting is out of the question.

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Scott K

try searching elec-tra-mate the way you would search on the web, they have some different models.

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palisade1kid

My mother had a stroke & outside of a canepole still fishing she wants to troll.Looking for a set up,so if you find or figure out a way I'd be into learning about it .

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clemmy

Hey there, I'm actually in Florida but as a physical therapist originally from MN what you're doing is close to my heart.

Try contacting Fishing has no Boundaries. They even have chapters in Brainerd and Bemidji.

Also let us remember all those of us with older parents you love to fish but due to age, stroke etcetera no longer feel able to.

Anyway, here's a link to some of the equipment FHNB has found out there. Hope this helps!

Clemmy

http://www.fhnbinc.org/adap_%20gear.htm

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palisade1kid

That's so cool ,thanks a ton. My mom is getting a call tonight.

We will have back in walleyes sooner than she knows!

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sparcebag

Do a search here some time in the last three weeks there was a post about elec. reels and gave the name it was a popular brand UMMMM ???

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SWMuskeye

There was an article about a member of the North American Fishing Club who created a reel that ran off of a drill type setup...anyone remember the name of his company?

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Quote:

Hey there, I'm actually in Florida but as a physical therapist originally from MN what you're doing is close to my heart.

Try contacting Fishing has no Boundaries. They even have chapters in Brainerd and Bemidji.

Also let us remember all those of us with older parents you love to fish but due to age, stroke etcetera no longer feel able to.

Anyway, here's a link to some of the equipment FHNB has found out there. Hope this helps!

Clemmy


That's the first thing I thought of when I read the title of the thread. A friend of mine from work has been working on this for 3 years and reel manufacturers need to know that there's a real need for something like this to get them to start mass producing them and get the cost down.

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