Jeff Patterson from Abel Reels goes over a few of the almost endless options for reel finishes for 2016.
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Ted Upton of Cheeky Fly Fishing goes through the entire lineup of new products for 2016 from the company, including reels, spools and pliers.
Jesse Robbins, product developer for Sage Fly Fishing, goes through the ins and outs of the updated Click Series of reels from the company.
Danny Ashcroft from Hatch Outdoors dishes on the company’s newest high-end accessory, the Hatch Nipper, as well as their newest prototype reel knobs.
Marianne Papa of Tibor Reel Corporation shows off the new hub colors for the Tibor Signature series and a spool pattern change for the standard Riptide series.
Redington Fly Fishing brand manager Paul Richardson talks us through two new reels and two new rods that the company is offering for 2015-2016. One of each are the lightest in their class.
AJ Gottschalk from Allen Fly Fishing explains the newest, made-in-USA (Detroit) Omega XLA reels, which are designed for spey, lower-diameter lines, and any other application that requires maximum arbor size for big game fish.
Kristen Mustad of Nautilus Fly Reels explains why the newest reel, called the X series, just won both fresh- and saltwater best new reel categories at this year’s industry trade show.
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.
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.