Adjustable butt and reel seat for a fishing rod

  • US 11,051,500 B2
  • Filed: 02/10/2021
  • Issued: 07/06/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/03/2019
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An adjustable fishing rod butt for use with a fishing reel and a rod blank, comprising:

  • a locking pin;

    a first elongate member comprising an opening in a bottom surface thereof, wherein the opening in the bottom surface is defined by a continuous wall circumscribing the opening;

    a second elongate member comprising an adjustable reel seat portion on an upper surface, and an arcuate shaped angle positioning arm externally extending away from the second elongate member and configured to slidingly engage the opening in the bottom surface of the first elongate member, wherein the arcuate shaped angle positioning arm includes at least one opening configured to engage the locking pin to lock the first and second elongate members relative to one another in a linear-shape or curvilinear-shape, and wherein at least a portion of the acruate shaped angle positioning arm extends into the opening in the bottom surface of the first elongate member; and

    a hinge coupling the first elongate member to the second elongate member.

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