John Shaner, VP of Client Services for Douglas Outdoors, explains the new company’s USA-handcrafted reel, the Argus. Keep your ears peeled for more news from Douglas Outdoors; it’s a company that will be making waves in the fly world in … more
Latest Fly Reels News
It is expected that Ross Reels will announce a new trout reel series tentatively named the “Animas” at the upcoming International Fly Tackle Dealers show in Orlando Florida July 16-18.
The new “DOMAIN” reel from Sage combines the classic full frame with modern large-arbor design, and the high performance of advanced technology with the dependability of tradition. Available August 2014. Read more in the press release below.
Cheeky Fly Fishing has announced several transitions for the coming year. Ted Upton has been named as new Chief Executive Officer, and the company will relocate back to its roots in the greater Boston area. Read more in the press … more
If you’ve ever had dreams of catching a rooster fish on the fly you had better come prepared. It is one of the most demanding and elusive fish you will ever catch. It’s also one of the coolest. The 30 … more
Ross Reels has announced the re-release of their Gunnison reel, in a limited edition run slated for June 2014.
Kara Armano explains one of the newest offerings from Sage, the Evoke Reel. It comes in two sizes, 8 and 10, has an open frame design for suitable for palming for bigger species, a large drag knob, a sealed carbon … more
Jesus Marmol of Nautilus reels explains the company’s newest addition to their stellar line of fresh- and saltwater reels named the CCFX2. The reel won Best of Show at the IFTD trade show and retails from $425 – $555 depending … more
Orvis has announced the sale its Ross Reels subsidiary to the Mayfly Group, which operates various brands including Abel Automatics. “Mayfly Group is honored to be associated with Ross Reels, an iconic fly fishing brand,” says David Dragoo, president of … more
Orvis is reintroducing their classic CFO reel and this time it will be made in the USA. The reels will be available early in 2014 and come in sizes 1wt – 7wt. They’ll all feature a click an pawl drag … more