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Hardy Reintroduces "Taupo" Perfect Reel

November 11, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

Hardy first introduced the original “Taupo” Perfect fly reel in 1958 to fill the need for a larger capacity trout reel that could handle the legendary monster rainbows and brown trout of New Zealand. Despite a relatively short production life of only four years, the “Taupo” was eagerly sought after as a steelhead, light salmon, and large trout reel.
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