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Thought I’d share a link to the Cabela’s Canada draw for $2500… I’m sure there are a few things you could find of interest there.
Here’s a link to the contest entry:
Danielsson Reels has started to provide direct to consumer sales. This really makes finding a high end reel like the Danielsson’s in stock simple and keeps the costs of the reels lower than if sold via retail outlets. Danielsson Reels is the originator of the large arbor fly fishing reel and is still the standard […]
Just a quick little write-up to let you know that things are changing around here and mostly for the better. Migrated the site and forums to a completely new setup and still getting things sorted out. If you’ve made it to the site and can’t find what you’re looking for (but know it should be […]
Fly reels are an interesting item. There are a lot of different opinions on how important a reel is. Some would say it just holds line so anything will do. Looking back, I started with a click and pawl Daiwa reel and managed to catch fish. I still own the reel but can't imagine a circumstance where I'd actually use it. Suffice to say, I think the reel is a lot more important. If you're dealing with fish that are large enough that you're playing them on the reel then without a doubt the function of the reel is critical.
New for December 2008, Danielsson Fly Reels present 3 new models that will replace the current FW, LW and HD models in their lineup. Aesthetically, the reels will borrow heavily from the design of the very popular LW model, but the big change is in the design of the drag system.