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Hatch Fly Reel Review

The first time I laid hands on a Hatch Reel, I was impressed with the heft of the thing. Dainty~no. Delicate looking~no. The reel has a real business-like, industrial look to it that really does inspire confidence.

A look at the Hatch fly reel

By |June 5th, 2007|Fly Reel Reviews|0 Comments

Dormisch-Absi R2 Fly Reel Review

Its interesting to listen to the debates surrounding the role of the fly reel. The issue of function vs. value ranks right up there, as does the opinion that (aside from saltwater fishing) a reel exists to simply hold your fly line.

The Dormisch-Absi R2 fly reel review

By |December 31st, 2006|Fly Reel Reviews|Comments Off on Dormisch-Absi R2 Fly Reel Review

Megoff 23VR Fly Reel Review

also it should be said that good tackle of any sort is not only its own reward but is absolutely essential if you would have the best of the sport. from:The Fine Art of Fishing by Samuel G.Camp

While Samuel G.Camp wasnt referring to fly reels, that statement holds true today.
With the selection of fly […]

By |July 16th, 2005|Fly Reel Reviews|0 Comments

Hollander P-50 Fly Reel Review

Hollander sent over the P50 serial # 017 with the large arbor spool, and one traditional spool. Sized for 5, 6 and 7 wt. lines.

For the full size image, click here.
Thanks to Dan Jackson (DanJ) for that great shot of the reel!

This reel is a shining example of master craftsmanship. Top of the line in […]

By |September 2nd, 2004|Fly Reel Reviews|0 Comments

Lamson Litespeed Reel Review

Lamson Litespeed 1 Large Arbor Fly Reel Review
The innovative designers at The Waterworks have obviously applied significant effort into the superior design and simplicity of this superb Large Arbor Reel. A traditional style frame has facilitated the use of 6061 Grade Aluminum for the body instead of Titanium and the well-placed “Portal’s” not only […]

By |July 2nd, 2004|Fly Reel Reviews|0 Comments