Del Romang Interview March 2023
Del Romang discusses the origins and evolution of Delkim products. He started in the mid-1970s due to the limited availability of fishing tackle. He modified existing bite alarms and began creating his own. The journey involved converting Heron and Optonic alarms and facing legal issues due to patent concerns. Del then had the idea to create his own bite alarm with a vibration sensing system. He experimented with running fishing line over a stylus, noticing frequency changes. This led to the development of Delkim’s unique vibration-based bite alarms. The interview also touches on design changes and the transition of the business to the next generation, highlighting the importance of family in the company’s legacy.
This comprehensive interview features Del Romang discussing the evolution of Delkim. He delves into the initial stages of Heron and Optonic conversions, leading up to the creation of the renowned Delkim vibration system. The interview takes place in Del’s cozy home, offering an enjoyable viewing experience.
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