Storage system for waste monofilament fishing line

Patent No. 7,975,953

Issued: July 12, 2011
Filed: August 15, 2008
PCT Pub. No.: WO2009/026136
PCT Pub. Date: February 26, 2009

Inventor: Ian A. White, New York, NY


A device for collection and storage of waste monofilament line or similar materials. The device has a rotating spool mechanism in the form of an inner spool with an outer surface to which line adheres rotated by a rotation operator coupled to the spool. An outer cylinder encloses the spool mechanism. Monofilament line is passed through a window in the outer cylinder and adheres to the outer surface of the spool. The rotation operator is rotated, drawing the line into the device for storage and later disposal.

Reference to Related Applications

This application claims one or more inventions which were disclosed in Provisional Application No. 60/956,218, filed Aug. 16, 2007, entitled "Storage System for Waste Monofilament Fishing Line". The benefit under 35 USC .sctn.119(e) of the United States provisional application is hereby claimed, and the aforementioned application is hereby incorporated herein by reference.


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