409,468. Fishing. HARDING, W. E., and MODERN ARMS CO., Ltd., 58, Southwark Bridge Road, London. Jan. 20, 1933, No. 1912. [Class 48.] A clutch for connecting a spool 9 to a winding plate 6 comprises pivoted shoes 20 which are brought into engagement with the spool edge 26 by a plunger-actuated cam 24. The spring plunger 27 is retwined in its inoperative position by a catch 31. The spool brake comprises a band spring 10 which is housed in a recess between and end-plate 1 and the spool 13. A pivoted arm engages the brake lever and holds it in any position. The spool is mounted by a ball-bearing on a fixed sleeve 2.