Fly Reel Tests: Two Wheels Not Good Enough?

A couple of years ago Kirk Deeter and Tim Romano stumbled across what I thought was a brilliant way to test fly reels: crank down the drag, tie the fly line to a motorcycle, and lay some rubber on a barren stretch of Colorado pavement. Apparently not content with pavement (not enough bumps), they’ve decided to add a four-wheeler test for trout reels. In a new video they test the Bauer Rogue, which Deeter names a “Best of the Best” piece of fly gear in the March issue of Field & Stream.

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