US 9,807,990 B2
Double bearing reel
Mikiharu Kobayashi, Tokyo (JP); Masahiro Ootake, Tokyo (JP); Katsuya Masaki, Tokyo (JP); and Tomoaki Sakiyama, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to GLOBERIDE, Inc., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Globeride, Inc., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jul. 13, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/208,926.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-140704 (JP), filed on Jul. 14, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0013818 A1, Jan. 19, 2017
Int. Cl. A01K 89/01 (2006.01); A01K 89/015 (2006.01); B25G 1/10 (2006.01)
CPC A01K 89/0193 (2015.05) [A01K 89/0192 (2015.05); B25G 1/102 (2013.01)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A double bearing reel comprising:
a reel body including left and right side plates, each of the plates including a portion having a circular shape as viewed laterally with an outer circumferential surface;
a spool for winding a fishing line rotatably supported between the side plates of the reel body; and
a handle provided on one side of the reel body for rotating the spool,
wherein a concave finger retainer is provided in an edge of each of the outer circumferential surfaces of the circularly shaped portions of the left and right side plates to retain a thick of a fingertip of a hand gripping and holding the reel body.