The IGFA has confirmed the largest freshwater world record using IGFA compliant fly tackle. Richard Hart from Orlando, Florida, caught the 415 lb. 8 oz. Arapamia using a Billy Pate Anti-Reverse Tarpon Reel. Read more in the press release below.
Latest Fly Reels News
The recently released Ultralite CA DD Fly Reel from Hardy is a large-arbor freshwater reel, featuring aesthetic and structural improvements for serious anglers. Read more in the press release below.
SINTRIX 440 blank construction in Hardy‘s upcoming Zephrus fly rod ($649.00 -$799.00) makes it 60-percent stronger than traditional graphite fibers and provides up to a 30 percent savings in overall weight, says the company. Hardy will be presenting that new rod along with … more
Douglas Outdoors will launch two completely new fly rod series, as well as an expansion of their Upstream rods line, at the 2015 ICAST/IFTD show which starts Wednesday in Orlando, Florida. Additionally the company with announce new reels and new … more
Aqua Flies has announced it will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Einarsson Fly Reels. Two reels are now available from the Iceland-based manufacturer: the Plus and the Invictus. Read more in the press release below.
Dan Rice with the Bozeman Reel Company talks to MidCurrent about the company’s reels for 2015, including the S handle classic and RS series in custom color runs, and about bringing back the M1 click-pawl reel for a limited edition … more
Ryan with 3-Tand Reels goes into depth about the company’s offerings for 2015, explaining the entire reel line-up, including the TF-series, T-series reels, and the SURGEX S-6+ fishing pliers.
This past week MidCurrent had the privilege to speak to Jon Bauer of Bauer Fly Reels. Jon is one of the nicest guys in the biz and has also been making some of the finest fly reels in the industry … more
Kara Armano explains Sage’s newest full-frame reel design in their lineup, the Domain, which comes in sizes 5 -10 and retails from $340 – $380. Features of the Domain Reel: SCS drag system Large arbor for fast line pick up … more
Jeff Paterson of Abel Reels gets into what he calls the company’s “headline act” for 2015: a reel the company has been working on for four or five years called the Sealed Drag or SD series.