All USED reels are sold “as is” and do not carry a return privilege. ALL SALES ARE FINAL! Only BRAND NEW reels Carry a 3-day Return Privilege.

WE SOMETIMES OFFER AN OCCASIONAL BRAND NEW REEL FRESH FROM THE FACTORY. THESE, WHEN AVAILABLE, ARE ALWAYS LISTED ON THE USED & COLLECTIBLE PAGE UNDER THE “BRAND NEW” CONDITION CODE. Only Reels so marked carry full factory warrantees and come with all factory packaging. ONLY NEW REELS CARRY A 3-DAY RETURN PRIVILEGE!

Please do not confuse these NEW reels with Mint Condition (M) previously owned, (but brand new condition) USED REELS that are sold ONLY as in Mint Condition, and carry no implied or actual warrantee of any sort, except our guarantee to be in the condition described.

Also please bear in mind that we ALWAYS love to take quality and collectible fly reels in trade for all OUR TACKLE. Don’t be bashful about letting us know what you might have to trade.

REEL CONDITION CODE:

P-Poor. Not working correctly. Needs major attention or parts to use. Parts reels.

F-Fair. Needs no parts and only minor repairs or cleaning to fish.

G-Good. Shows use and routine care. Needs no work to fish.

VG-Very Good. Average condition. Shows light to normal use, finish wear and is ready to take fishing.

E-Excellent. Above average condition with light use only.

N/M-Near Mint. Close to new. Barely used.

M-Mint. AS NEW. Never Used.

N-New. New merchandise. Never used, first time sold.

REELS

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57004. AARON MODEL 6-7 FLY REEL 2.95″ Little known, U.S. made, high quality fit and finish reel that is a close copy of the Abel Big Game Model 2. This one is Left Hand Wind. I can’t figure out how to dis-assemble the reel to determine if it is reversible. Perfect for a 6 or 7 line and over 100 yards of backing. Fish for trout, bass and light salt water with this one. Appears unused. Black finish. Comes in original Neoprene case. There is one on sale on e-bay right now for over $500.00. WOW.   M.   $250.00.

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57001. ABEL ORIGINAL BIG GAME 2.95″ MODEL 1 FLY REEL. Trout/ Steelhead Reel for 6/7/8 lines. Left hand wind only. Adjustable drag. Rim control. Black Hi-Gloss Coral finish. Black vented spool. Complete with original case. Orig owners name engraved.. Virtually new reel at a great bargain price. N/M $175.00.

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56980. ABEL BIG GAME 2.95″ MODEL 2 FLY REEL. The Workhorse mid-weight original ABEL reel. High Gloss Black Coral finish. Adjustable drag. Rim Control. Ventilated and counter-balanced spool. Left Hand Wind only. Takes a 7/8/9 line and 275/250/200 yards, making this reel the consummate Striper, Bluefish, Bonefish, Salmon or Steelhead reel with perfect balance for any heavy-weight graphite rod. This reel is in virtually unused condition in its original case. A special edition reel done for the New York Anglers Club official Peter Kellog and so marked. N/M. $195.00.

57002a57002b  57002. ABEL – ORIGINAL BIG GAME 3-7/8″ MODEL 3 FLY REEL. Fitted with the scarce ABEL ARM which moved the reel away from clothing during battle. Perfect for Salmon, Permit, Tarpon, Shark. Takes a #8/300 yds to #11/250 yds. Black Coral Finish. Black frame and Black vented spool. Nearest thing to a Seamaster at one-fifth the price. Unused in original case. As new condition, bargain price The most popular size SALT WATER Abel reel. Substantial larger sized reel capable of handling virtually ANY big game fish. LEFT HAND WIND ONLY. Adjustable drag. Rim control. Lovely Black Coral vented & counter-balanced spool. Complete with the original case. Unused. M. $275.00.

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57003. ABEL LARGE ARBOR SERIES 3.5″ SUPER 6 MODEL FLY REEL. Large Arbor Fly Reel. User Convertible for Right or Left Hand wind. 6.9 oz. This model and the Super 8 reel are the workhorse reels of the Super Series. It is perfect for bass. stripers, Grilse, large trout, bonefish or half-pounders and windy conditions when you need the punch of a 6 or 7 weight line. Takes a 6/7 and 100/75 yds 20# backing. Black Coral Finish. Fully ported Black frame and fully vented Rapid Retrieve spool. Interchanges with the #3N Spool and Frame. Unused in the original reel case. M. $395.00.

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56949. ABEL LARGE ARBOR 4.5″ SUPER 12 FLY REEL. User Convertible left or right hand wind. 10.4 oz. The large salt water and large salmon reel. Big Tarpon and King Salmon come to mind; where-ever a fast retrieve is desired. Takes a #12/325yds to a #13/300yds 30# backing. Handsome Black finish. Fully ported frame and fully vented Rapid Retrieve spool. Unused in the original reel case. As new condition, used price. M. $695.00.

 

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56976. ABU AMBASSADEUR. MODEL 6000 FOUR SCREW. Early, Red Finish, Free Spool, ball-bearing casting reel. Anti-backlash. Star drag. Level wind. Counter-balanced, dual knobbed handle. Serial Number 060500 stamped in the rel foot. Three screw take-apart with double ridged end rings and FOUR screw backplate. Reel shows virtually no use and is still working perfectly. These reels truly do go on forever. In the original leather case missing tool, oiler, and spare parts, but with the original factory brochure. Scarce early Model. Fantastic Salmon, Musky or Light Salt Water Reel. M. $85.00.

 

 

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56973. AIREX MASTEREEL. ASTRA SPIN REEL. Medium sized fresh water reel. Full bail model. Reversible wind by flipping side plates. Marked ‘AiiREX – A Division of the Lionel Corp, Pat. Pend. ‘ Reel just cleaned and oiled and working just fine. Shows only light use. Scarce Early Model Airex collector with the original Factory AIREX Brochure.   E. $35.00.

 

57021  57021. AURORA BY ELITE PRODUCTS 3-3/8″ ANDROS MODEL FLY REEL. Great looking, very inexpensive trout sized or light salt water reel, that has an excellent drag. Reversible. Takes over 100 yards 20# and a 6 or 7 line. Comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL, both spool and reel in orginal boxes with cloth bag and factory paperwork. Unused. Made in Korea. M. $85.00.

 

 

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56752. BALLAN – BILL 3″.   T&T  TROUT FLY REEL. This design of Ballan Reel is new to me and very handsome in appearance. The reel features a one piece, fully vented frame with a fixed click drag for right or left hand use. Add a rim-control spool and you’ve got the ideal light-weight trout fighting machine. A counter-balanced, fully vented spool and a polished brass reel foot dress the reel to perfection. This reel is machined from solid bar stock aluminum and given a superb hard-coat Black anodized finish. A hand cut, 48 tooth click pawl and gear give you the smoothest sounding operation of any click trout reel on the market and creates the classic Ballan sound. For 3/4/5 weight line and 50 yards of 12lb. backing. Appears unused in a soft suede case stamped as the “T&T HERITAGE REEL”. This is one of the nicest Ballan trout reels we’ve seen.   M. $195.00.

 

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56755. BALLAN – BILL 3.75″ BONEFISH LARGE ARBOR SALT WATER FLY REEL. Handsome appearance dressed in Dark Green Hard Coat anodizing. The reel features a one piece, fully vented frame with cork disc, draw bar drag set for LHW ONLY. Add a rim-control spool and you’ve got the ideal light to mid-weight salt water reel. A counter-balanced, fully vented, large arbor, wider spool assures quick line retrieve. This reel is machined from solid bar-stock aluminum and given a superb hard-coat anodized finish. The Ballan Salt Water reels were some of Bill’s best. For 7/8/9 weight line and 200 yards of backing. Appears unused in a soft neoprene case.   M. $350.00.

 

56756 56756. BALLAN – BILL 3.75″ PERMIT/ STRIPER S/W FLY REEL.   Handsome appearance dressed in all Black & Gold Hard Coat anodizing. The reel features a one piece, fully vented frame with cork disc, draw bar drag set for LHW ONLY. Add a rim-control spool and you’ve got the ideal mid- to heavy-weight salt water reel. Narrow, full arbor spool for fast line retrieve and large backing capacity. A counter-balanced, fully vented, spool and frame dress the reel to perfection. This reel is machined from solid bar stock aluminum and given a superb hard-coat anodized finish. The Ballan Salt Water reels were some of Bill’s best. For 8/9/10 weight line and 200 yards of backing. COMES WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL. Barely used in a soft nylon reel case. N/M.    $275.00.

 

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 56948. BELLINGER/SARACIONE REEL 3.0″ MODEL 300 TROUT REEL. Serial # 24. The Bellinger/Saracione trout reels are arguably some of the finest reels of their type ever built. It features German Silver end rings; Delrin side plates, an S-handle with German Silver handle accents, German silver cross-pillars, an aluminum spool with a bronze center shaft to reduce weight, weight reducing hole in the foot. It is reversible for right or left hand wind. Weighs only 5.2 ounces. The Fixed Click drag is very smooth, responsive and so sweet sounding. Perfect for ANY light weight, light action, high quality rod, bamboo OR graphite. Standard 7/8th inch wide spool takes a DT4/WF5 and up to 50yds. 20# backing. This low Serial Number 24 comes in the optional Hard Leather fitted reel case done by Arne Mason. These are among the absolute finest vom Hofe Peerless Model reproduction type reels ever produced. A truly beautiful reel, worthy of your very best rod or just cherishing as a valued investment. Now long out of production. M. $1895.00.

 

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57025. L. L. BEAN LARGE ARBOR CNC FLY REEL 4″ ORION IV MODEL. CNC machined, modern style large arbor reel. Well bone and well finished. Appears unused. Reversible Wind.  This rugged reel has lots of line capacity at 150 yards and a WF7/8 line. Comes in the original Neoprene Reel Case. M. $135.00.

 

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56671. BILLY PATE. 3-5/8″. BONEFISH FLY REEL. Classic Gold/ Black finish. Anti-Reverse Drive. Right Hand Wind Only. Gold Frame with Black Vented Spool. Most recent model with Adjustable drag PLUS Rim Control feature. Used, but only just barely. Shows very minor surface scratches on the frame. Comes in the original factory Neoprene reel case. Accepts up to a WF9 and 250 yds. This reel is as fine a reel for salmon, stripers, redfish, bonefish or steelhead as you can own. E.    $350.00.

 

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56694. BILLY PATE. 3-7/16″. SALMON/ BONEFISH REEL. Highest quality, machined bar stock, anti-reverse bonefish/ salmon/ steelhead or saltwater reel. Anti-reverse. Solid Spool. Left hand wind only. Takes up to a WF8 and 200 yards backing. Hard coat, gold and black anodized, saltwater proof finish. Comes in a padded nylon reel case. In perfect fishing condition and ready to go. E.   $350.00.

 

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56505.   BILLY PATE. 3-3/4″. DIRECT DRIVE TARPON FLY REEL. S/N J46. Classic Gold/Black Finish. Gold Frame with Black non-vented Spool. LEFT HAND Wind only. Adjustable internal disk drag. AND Rim Control Spool. Weighs 12 oz. DIRECT DRIVE retrieve. Most recent model with Adjustable drag PLUS Rim Control feature. Lightly used, with some minor surface scuffs and scratches from earlier battles. Accepts a WF10 and 350 yards up to a WF12 and 300 yards of 30# backing. Holding over 25 world records Pate reels are as fine a reel for Permit and big Tarpon as you can own. This one was just lubed and serviced with new drag cork and is ready for anything you can come up with. E. $395.00.

 

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56803. BOGDAN – SALMON REEL 3-1/2″ MODEL 100. LEFT HAND Wind Bogdan salmon 2 to 1 multiplier was bought directly from Stan in 1989. Narrow 0.850 spool width offers ample capacity for up to a #8 line and 200 yards backing. The perfect sized Salmon reel for today’s fishing. Finished in the classic Champagne and black Bogdan colors with a bright, counter-balanced, S-handle and aluminum foot. This reel shows no use, was never lined, and comes in the original suede leather drawstring bag with the original factory tag. Perfect mechanically, freshly oiled and the 11 position drag is strong and working perfectly. M. $3250.00.

 

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56692. BOGDAN. 3-1/4″. MODEL 0 SALMON/STEELHEAD FLY REEL. The most popular size Salmon or Steelhead Bogdan with 1-3/8″ wide spool perfect for up to a WF8 or 9 line and 150 to 200 yards backing. Fantastic 11 position adjustable drag. RIGHT HAND Wind only. Shows minor use and is still in nearly new, 95% condition. Black/Gold color. With leather drawstring pouch. E-PLUS. $2950.00.

 

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57015. BROMAN LARGE ARBOR FLY REEL 3-3/4″ EXCLUSIVE MODEL FROM SWEDEN. From Swedish reel designer Johan Broman circa 2010. Skeleton design large abor reel for a 7/8 line and 150 yards 20# braid. Hard coat Gold Anodized. Reversible . Palm Drag Control. In the original Neoprene reel case. M. $100.00.

 

 

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57008. CATINO 4-3/8″ TARPON/BIG GAME S/W REEL. Expertly made, machined aluminum, big game reel at only 14 oz. LEFT HAND WIND ONLY. Adjustable cork disc drag. Rim control drag also. Counter balanced spool. Excellent reel with a very large capacity for line and backing, taking up to a #13 line and 400 yards. Makes this a perfect heavy salt water Tarpon, shark or billfish reel. Superb, heavy duty, high quality, machined aluminum salt water reel, made in Florida, sold only for a brief time exclusively by Orvis. The small volume of these reels produced lends to their collectibility. Hard anodized, Black finish. Appears unused. Comes in a zippered suede reel case. M $250.00.

 

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 56959. CHARLTON – JACK . 3-1/2″. ORIGINAL MODEL 8450C 5/6 CONVERTIBLE FLY REEL. Serial # 8450-9059. MADE BY JACK CHARLTON. ‘ONE LIFETIME – ONE REEL’. Innovative convertible reel provides you with a lot of alternatives from one exceptionally well made reel. You can use three separate spools on the same frame, all different in arbor diameter to cover 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8 line sizes and backing. Secure the other two spools and you’ll have everything covered with one reel. Reel comes with this middle spool, just perfect for trout and bass. Excellent machine work, exquisite Black, hard-coat type III finish, an outstanding drag with full-off to full-on in a single turn of the control, fully ported Black frame and vented spool. Unused in the original reel case, in the original labeled box. One of the hardest to find sizes here. The reel is LEFT-HAND WIND ONLY, non-reversible. Unused in the original Cordura Pouch. M. $1950.00.

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56954. JACK CHARLTON 3.7″ MODEL 8500.8 FLY REEL. Original Signature Reel with original owner’s name on backplate. One of the finest salt water reels you can own in the most popular combination of line size capacities. This innovative reel is perfect for bonefish, light salmon, steelhead, actually anything requiring a 7 or 8 line to do well, using an exceptionally well made reel. The spool holds 200 yds and a WF7 or 8 line and is perfect for Bones , Trout, Redfish, etc. Excellent design and machining work, exquisite Black, hard-coat type III finish, an outstanding drag with full-off to full-on in a single turn of the control, fully ported Black frame and vented spool. Appears Unused in the original reel case. Left Hand Wind only. Comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL in a soft nylon reel case. M. $2450.00.

 

 

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57022. JOHN CLARK LARGE ARBOR 3-1/4″ MODEL VIS 3-5 FLY REEL. Famed for selling Asian Built, but well made, modern reels on E-bay for cheap money. This reel will hold 100 yards 20# braid and a 3 to 5 line. Reversible Wind. Sealed internal compression drag. Very light weight. Black frame, Gunsmoke Spool. All the modern features for little dough. In the original box with full instructions. N/M. $75.00.

 

 

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57023. JOHN CLARK LARGE ARBOR 4″ MODEL VIS 7-9 FLY REEL. Famed for selling Asian Built, but well made, modern reels on E-bay for cheap money. This reel will hold 150 yards 20# braid and a 7-9 line. Reversible Wind. Sealed internal compression drag. Very light weight. Black frame and spool. All the modern features for little dough. In the original box with full instructions. N/M. $85.00.

 

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57017. CNC MACHINED – LASER ENGRAVED – MIDGE FLY REEL. 2-1/2″ ASIAN MADE – DROP DEAD GORGEOUS.  Beautifully made and appointed is this delightful small rod fly reel just perfect for a 2/3 or 4 fly line. Takes up to a DT4 and 15 yds. Reversible. Click check drag works either way. Virtually new in its presentation box with a faux bone latch and soft suede drawstring reel bag. Made in Asia N/M. $285.00.

 

57029b 57029a  57029. CORTLAND USA 2-3/4″ EMBASSY PREMIER MODEL 60 FLY REEL. Cortland’s finest machined 6061-T6 aluminum reel with hard coat anodized Champagne color finish. Smooth Ball Bearing Action and sealed compression drag PLUS Rim Control. Middle size made for 4/5/6 and backing. Lightweight at 3-7/8 ounces. Easily Reversible. U.S. made, this is one delightful and very special little reel. Very SCARCE! Comes in the original suede case in the box with factory paperwork. N/M. $165.00.

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57030. CORTLAND USA ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL 3″ CORTLAND MODEL AR-6 FLY REEL. Outstanding ANTI-REVERSE REEL ideally suited for light to mid-weight fishing using a 6 line. Machined and anodized to stand up to demanding salt water applications. Friction DISK drag. Rim Control feature for palming. Right hand wind only. Stainless steel spindle. Rugged aluminum frame with protected components, built to last in fresh or salt water. Vented spool. Takes a WF6 and approximately 150 yards of backing. Excellent affordable reel. Comes in the soft cloth reel bag in the original box with factory paperwork. Appears unused.    M.   $125.00.

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   57031. CORTLAND USA ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL 3″ CORTLAND MODEL AR-10 FLY REEL .   Outstanding ANTI-REVERSE REEL ideally suited for mid to heavyweight weight fishing using a 9 or 10 line. Machined and anodized to stand up to demanding salt water applications. Friction DISK drag. Rim Control feature for palming. Right hand wind only. Stainless steel spindle. Rugged aluminum frame with protected components, built to last in fresh or salt water. Vented spool. Takes a WF10 and approximately 200 yards of backing. Excellent affordable reel. Comes in the soft cloth reel bag in the original box with factory paperwork. Appears unused. M. $125.00.

 

 

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57012. D.A.M. FLY REEL 3-1/4″ BERLIN 5000 MODEL. Early version of this German made, machined aluminum fly reel. Dual knob, counterbalanced handle. On/off click check drag plus center adjustable drag knob. Winds with either hand. Wide spool accommodates a 5 to 7 line and 100 yards of backing for bigger fish, bigger flies. Balances any 8 to 9 foot bamboo rod. Quality made, very practical reel from the late 50’s. VG. $65.00.

 

 

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57013. D.A.M. FLY REEL 3-1/4″ BERLIN 5000 MODEL. Later version of this German made, machined aluminum fly reel. Dual knob, counterbalanced handle. On/off click check drag plus center adjustable drag knob. Winds with either hand. Wide spool accommodates a 5 to 7 line and 100 yards of backing for bigger fish, bigger flies. Balances any 8 to 9 foot bamboo rod. Quality made, very practical reel from the late 60’s. E. $65.00.

 

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57014. HERTER’S D.A.M. FLY REEL 3-1/4″ MUCH IMPROVED BERLIN 5000 MODEL. Last version of this German made, machined aluminum fly reel. Contract built for Herter’s of Waseca, Minn by D.A.M. of Berlin. Much refined version included and AGATE line guide that is reversible plus the Dual knob, counterbalanced handle. On/off click check drag ttaht boasts a double spring and is strong, plus the center adjustable tension knob. Winds with either hand. Wide spool accommodates a 5 to 7 line and 100 yards of backing for bigger fish, bigger flies. Balances any 8 to 9 foot bamboo rod. Quality made, very practical reel from the late 60’s. E PLUS. $125.00.

 

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57027.   D. A. M. CNC FINESSA LARGE ARBOR 3-3/8″ MODEL QFF 7/8 FLY REEL. Modern CNC machined reel from Taiwan under the German DAM banner. An excellent bar stock reel thai is Reversible Wind. Adjustable Disk Drag. Rim Control feature. Outstanding drag. Black Frame, Burgundy Spool, Very Attractive reel. Takes a WF8 and 150 yds 20#. Vented, counterbalanced spool. Vented frame. .Appears unused. Comes in Neoprene reel case in the original box with instructions. M. $115.00.

 

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56793.   J.J.S. WALKER-BAMPTON & CO, – DINGLEY.    3″.   TOP QUALITY TROUT REEL. Made in England by W. H. Dingley, a former Hardy reel maker, between 1911 & 1940 expressly for Walker-Bampton & Co. of ALNWICK under that label and so stamped. Machined from cast alloy, these handmade reels feature center-screw spool retainer, single spring and pawl arrangement that favors right hand wind with excellent over-run tension. Ivoroid handle knob and a smooth brass foot that fits modern reel seats. The lead oxide finish has turned a nice patina with over 95% remaining on the reel. The frame and spool both carry a ‘6’ stamped inside, a Dingley earmark. Solid front plate spool. Perfect for a 4/5 line and backing. Outstanding vintage trout reel. of old world quality and well suited to modern day use. Very scarce reel. In a soft neoprene reel case.   E.    $175.00.

 

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56507. J.J.S. WALKER-BAMPTON & CO, – BY DINGLEY. 3-3/4″. TOP QUALITY SALMON / STEELHEAD REEL. Very similar to the Hardy St. John which it copies. Made in England by W.H.Dingley, a former Hardy reel-maker, between 1911 & 1940. Sold by Walker-Bampton & Co. of ALNWICK under that label and so stamped. Machined from cast alloy, these handmade reels feature a two screw latch cover, single spring and pawl arrangement that favors right hand wind only, extra strong drag tension in a wide drag range using the rim-mounted drag knob, a black hard rubber handle knob and a smooth brass foot that fits modern reel seats. The lead oxide finish has turned a nice patina with over 90% remaining on the reel. The frame, spool and foot all carry a ‘1’ stamped in them and the spool also carries ‘ALN’ stamped inside, a Dingley earmark. Vented front plate on a solid spool. Works great for a 7/8 line and 200 yds. Outstanding vintage salmon / steelhead reel suited to modern day use. Very scarce reel. E. $295.00.

 

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56928. FIN-NOR 3″ MODEL #1 DIRECT DRIVE FLY REEL. Scarce Direct Drive Model. Post Wedding Cake, Second Generation, Direct Drive Fly Reel. Right Hand Wind Only. Adjustable cork disk drag. Takes 150 yds 20# backing and a WF6 or 7 line. Perfect Heavy Trout or Bonefish reel. In as new condition showing no use. This second generation reel is regarded as one of the best Fin-Nor models ever produced and is the one avidly sought after as an every day fishing reel by knowledgeable Fin-Nor fans Comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL in the original Red factory box with factory paperwork and the original black vinyl reel case. Perfect condition. M. $395.00.   SOLD.

 

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56929. FIN-NOR 3″ MODEL #1 ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL. Post Wedding Cake, Second Generation, Anti-Reverse Fly Reel. Right Hand Wind Only. Adjustable cork disk drag. Takes 150 yds 20# backing and a WF6 or 7 line. Perfect Heavy Trout or Bonefish reel. In as new condition showing no use. This second generation reel is regarded as one of the best Fin-Nor models ever produced and is the one avidly sought after as an everyday fishing reel by knowledgeable Fin-Nor fans. Comes in a soft Neoprene reel case. Perfect condition. M. $325.00.   SOLD.

 

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56811.  FIN-NOR MODEL #2 ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL.   EARLY Post Wedding Cake, (No back markings), Second generation, Anti-Reverse Fly Reel with conical backplate.. RIGHT Hand Wind Only. Dual knob handle. Adjustable Cork Disk drag. Takes 200 yds 20# backing and WF9 line. Perfect Bonefish, Permit or Salmon reel. In almost new, ightly used condition in the factory black color original vinyl case. This reel is regarded as one of the best Fin-Nor models ever produced, and is the one avidly sought after as an every day fishing reel by knowledgeable Fin-Nor fans. One or two minor edge marks is all the bad on this sweetheart.    N/M.   $345.00.

 

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56930. FIN-NOR 3-1/8″ MODEL #2 ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL. Post Wedding Cake, Since 1933, Second Generation, Anti-Reverse Fly Reel with conical backplate. RIGHT Hand Wind Only. Dual knob handle. Adjustable Cork Disk drag. Takes up to 200 yds 20# backing and WF9 line. Perfect Bonefish, Permit or Salmon reel. In new, unused condition in the factory black color original vinyl case. This reel is regarded as one of the best Fin-Nor models ever produced, and is the one avidly sought after as an every day fishing reel by knowledgeable Fin-Nor fans. Comes with and EXTRA SPOOL.   M. $395.00.   SOLD.

 

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56931. FIN-NOR 3-1/8″ MODEL #2 ANTI-REVERSE FLY REEL. Post Wedding Cake, Since 1933, Second Generation, Anti-Reverse Fly Reel with conical backplate. RIGHT Hand Wind Only. Dual knob handle. Adjustable Cork Disk drag. Takes up to 200 yds 20# backing and WF9 line. Perfect Bonefish, Permit or Salmon reel. In virtually new, unused condition in the factory black color original vinyl case. This reel is regarded as one of the best Fin-Nor models ever produced, and is the one avidly sought after as an every day fishing reel by knowledgeable Fin-Nor fans. One teeny tiny handling mark on the back rim is all the keeps this reel out of the mint category. Saves you money too!   N/M. $325.00.

 

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 56666. FIN-NOR. 3-1/4″. SECOND GENERATION SINCE 1933 MODEL 2 DIRECT DRIVE FLY REEL.. Most desirable and difficult to obtain, Second Generation reel with conical backplate engraved “Since 1933”. 10.7 oz. Right Hand wind only. Adjustable cork disk drag. Gold finish. Counterbalanced spool. Holds 200 yards plus a WF7 to WF9 line. The perfect Bonefish, Bass, Striper, Bluefish or any other hard, light salt water use. Comes in the original red box with factory paperwork, spare drag and bearing parts, original black vinyl zippered case plus extra Neoprene Fin-Nor reel case. Shows normal silvering at four o’clock on the rims and also on the backplate as seen in the photos. Mechanically perfect. VG. $295.00

 

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56860. FIN-NOR. 2-7/8″.  FIN-ITE 3/4 FLY REEL.    Well Made in America, Machined aluminum, direct drive trout fly reel. Now Right Hand Wind Only, I can reverse it, just ask. Single knob, counterbalanced and ventilated spool. Ball bearing spool with Adjustable disk drag for excellent fish control, plus Palming Rim. Takes 50 yds backing and 3 or 4 line. Perfect reel for a light line bamboo rod. Weighs only 5 ounces. Produced only for a short time in USA. Lovely Black anodized, nicely polished finish. Shows virtually no use. Comes in the original Neoprene reel case and factory box. Handsome and practical light line reel with substantial quality at a value price.    N/M. $175.00. 

 

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56861.   FIN-NOR 3″ FIN-ITE 5/6 FLY REEL. Well Made in America, Machined aluminum, direct drive trout fly reel. Now Right Hand Wind Only, I can reverse it for you, just ask. Single knob, counterbalanced and ventilated spool. Ball bearing spool with Adjustable disk drag for excellent fish control, plus Palming Rim. Takes 50 to 75 yds backing and 5 or 6 line. Perfect reel for a light line bamboo rod. Weighs 5 ounces. Produced only for a short time in USA. Lovely Black anodized, nicely polished finish. Shows no use. Comes in the original neoprene reel case and factory box. Handsome and practical light line reel with substantial quality at a value price.    N/M.    $175.00.

 

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56950. FIN-NOR – AHAB 4-1/8″ MODEL 810 SALT WATER FLY REEL. Hand Crafted in the U.S.A. Latest model fly reel. Gold Frame and Vented spool with Rim Control feature PLUS Adjustable cork disc drag. Reversible for right or left hand. Counterbalanced spool. Holds up to 200 yards plus an 8 to 10 fly line. An exceptional mid-size Salt Water reel for all from redfish to barracuda. Comes with the original neoprene reel pouch and shows no actual use. Appears unused. Solid reel in every way that counts. COMES WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL (not shown) in it own Neoprene Case.    M.    $425.00.

 

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56854. GOITE INDIANA STYLE REEL. 5-1/2″. ‘A REAL REEL.’ Perhaps the best known of the unique Indiana Style Reels. Reel foot of this larger sized Goite Reel carries a stamped brass plate with identifying marks. Made in Birmingham, MI. Red Agate line guide. Center spool adjustable drag knob. Cast aluminum skeleton frame. Dual Red turned aluminum handle knobs. Shows practically no use, superb overall condition. Impressive reel for display. Circa 1930’s. In the original box with factory paper work and packing tissue. N/M. $110.00.

 

 

 

 

 

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56893.  HARDY ALL BRASS BIRMINGHAM STYLE PLATE REEL.   3-1/2″.  An antique, all Brass HARDY BROS. Birmingham Style Plate reel with the oval, bordered Alnwick label stamped ‘HARDY BROS. MAKERS, ALNWICK’ directly across the handle plate from the sculptured brass handle knob. Bright Polished brass and over 100 years old, this reel model was in continuous production at Hardy from 1880 to 1920. This one is circa 1900. Scarce here in the States, overpriced on the English secondary market and a wonderful display bargain at $250.00. The reel action rubs slightly at a high spot, but works well enough to fish with, if desired. Non issue for display purposes.   VG.   $250.00.

 

56452

56452. HARDY. 3-7/8″. ST. JOHN SALMON FLY REEL. Beautifully made, 2-screw model from the 1960’s with MK2 spares. Adjustable drag. Reversible. Stepped Brass foot. Enameled Dark Gray finish shows routine edge wear from normal use. The reel is perfect mechanically with a strong, effective drag. Comes with AN EXTRA SPOOL with the reel and x-spool in separate suede reel cases. Very Collectible and still the consummate salmon or steelhead fishing reel. Takes up to a WF9 line and 175 yards. VG. $225.00.

 

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56937. HARDY 2-7/8″ FEATHERWEIGHT FLY REEL. Made in England. Adjustable Drag. Reversible. 1970’s 2-screw N/S line guide. Weighs only 3.5 ounces. Just perfect for a DT3 or DT4 fly line. 100 cosmetically, 100% mechanically, unused and in perfect fishing condition. Great reel for smaller trout rods. Comes in the original blue/tan color vinyl zippered reel case. M. $275.00.

 

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56875. HARDY. 3-3/16″. LRH LIGHTWEIGHT FLY REEL. Made in England. TWO screw nickel silver line guide. Reversible wind. Adjustable drag. Reel shows very light use. Takes up to a #5/6 line and 50 yards backing. COMES WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL in a dual mode, suede leather zippered reel case.   E. $250.00 

 

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56944. HARDY SOVEREIGN 2000 SERIES 2-7/8″ SOVEREIGN 2/3/4 FLY REEL. Serial #385. The first issue Sovereign done in the 1980’s was a terrific reel, albeit somewhat complicated internally. As nice as it was, it cannot compare to the update 2000 series. This second version was one Hardy’s most sophisticated and technically advanced reels. Fitted with a 720 degree AVCARB Disc Drag this reel with a hard coat Black anodized finish over 30 Microns deep. Two stainless steel ball bearing cartridges, recessed spool counter balance, reverse tapered handle, reversible Right or Left wind by flipping a lever, user controlled on-off click check, maximum corrosion resistance, plus the Rim Control drag for really hot fish and you have the reel of a lifetime. With soft drawstring case. Weighs 4-3/4 oz and takes up to a WF4 plus 90 yards. N/M. $325.00.

 

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56932. HARDY 3″ ST. GEORGE FLY REEL. The incomparable Hardy St. George, perhaps Hardy’s finest reel. Right hand wind only. Adjustable Drag. Clear Agate Perfect Circle line guard with no chips or rough spots to hurt your fly line. German Silver Agate Line Guide Frame. This reel shows a fair amount of finish wear and silvering on the rim edges. Brass rivets and internals with a ridged Brass foot and with two rows of perforations on the later two screw latch cover spool, which i date the reel to post 50’s. Beautifully assembled and hand fit reel that is working perfectly. Very desirable collectible and usable trout reel that takes a 4, 5 or 6 line and backing and balances perfectly with 7 and 7-1/2 foot cane rods. Comes in a Red Hardy reel case with a bad zipper, inside a Larger Suede leather case to house all safely. Great trout reel. G. $295.00.

 

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56633. HARDY. 3-3/8″. ST. GEORGE FLY REEL. Later TWO SCREW Screw Line Guide model. Mk II duplicating spares. Stepped Brass foot. STAINLESS Metal line guide. Right hand wind only. Original Lead Oxide finish remains and had faded evenly to about 75 – 80%. Still a rather handsome reel in 100% serviceable condition with everything working correctly. Solid vintage St. George with a good drag and a ton of character. Initials and 1955 Date engraved on the backplate. Great trout reel for a 5 or 6 line and backing. E. $250.00.

 

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   56635.   HARDY ST. GEORGE FLY REEL.  3-3/4″. The last model St George model ever produced. Right hand wind only. Adjustable drag. CLEAR AGATE line guide. Later Two Screw latch cover with stepped brass foot. Duplicated Mark II Spares. Enameled finish shows almost no wear. Mechanically 100% with a good, solid drag. Takes up to a #8 line and 200 yards backing. This reel is condidered by many anglers to be the ultimate Atlantic Salmon reel. It sure is one of the very best of the Hardy reels for that purpose. Comes in a soft leather drawstring bag.          N/M.   $260.00.   SOLD.

 

 

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56638.   HARDY – SCI ANGLER 3-1/4″ SYSTEM 6 FLY REEL.   FIRST ISSUE. Essentially the very same reel as the Hardy Marquis 6, so spools and parts will interchange. Stainless metal internal drag parts, not plastic. Rim control. Reversible wind. Adjustable drag. N/S one screw line guide. Takes a DT 5 or a WF6 and 50 yds. Superb lightweight trout reel. Comes in a Sci Angler vinyl case.   VG.   $80.00.

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56770. HARDY – SCI ANGLER 3-7/8″ SYSTEM 10 FLY REEL FIRST ISSUE. Essentially the very same reel as the Hardy Marquis 8/9, so spools and parts will interchange. Stainless metal internal drag parts, not plastic. Rim control. Reversible wind. Adjustable drag. N/S one screw line guide. Takes from a WF8 and 275 yds up to a WF10 and 200 yds backing. Superb mid to heavy-weight trout & salmon reel. Comes in the original Sci Angler vinyl case.  E.    $100.00.

 

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56934. HARDY – SCI ANGLER 3-7/8″ SYSTEM 10 FLY REEL. SECOND ISSUE. Essentially the very same reel as the Hardy Marquis 8/9, so spools and some parts will interchange. Plastic internal drag parts. Rim control. Reversible wind. Adjustable drag. N/S one screw line guide. Takes from a WF8 and 275 yds up to a WF10 and 200 yds backing. Superb mid to heavy-weight trout & salmon reel. Comes in soft suede leather case. E. $65.00.

 

5694256942. EXTRA SPOOL – HARDY 3-5/8″ PERFECT FLY REEL. Circa 1970’s model Extra Spool Only. Fits right hand wind reels only. Extra spools for this model are very hard to find. N/M. $50.00.    

 

 

 

 

5694156941. EXTRA SPOOL – HARDY 3-1/8″ PERFECT FLY REEL. Circa 1970’s model Extra Spool Only. Fits right hand wind reels only. Extra spools for this model are very hard to find. N/M. $50.00.

 

 

 

56940

56940. EXTRA SPOOL – BERKLEY/HEDDON/HARDY PRINCESS MODEL COPY. Spool Only. Fits any Princess reel, Hardy or otherwise. N/M. $15.00.

 

 

 

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56939. EXTRA SPOOL – HARDY ST. AIDAN MODEL. Fits St. Aiden Reels. Spool Only. N/M. $40.00.

 

 

 

 

 

5697056970. HEDDON.  5-3/4″. WINONA TROLLING REEL. Wire line trolling reel. The Heddon Winona No. 105 SS, circa 1950. Made of Stainless Steel with a fully vented spool. Finger controlled center brake. The dual handle knobs are Tenite. . Pressure is brought to bear on the rear of the spool center to slow the reel. This is a very desirable Heddon collector and an excellent display reel. Shows virtually no use and comes in the original cardboard box with factory brochure. N/M. $85.00.

 

 

 

 

 

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56838. HENDRYX. 2-5/8″ . SKELETON FLY REEL. PFLUEGER PROGRESS COPY.    Raised Pillar Fly Reel. Stamped Brass. Black lacquer finish. Bone Handle. On-off click check is strong. Reversible. Exact 80 yd. Pflueger Progress copy stamped “HENDRYX, Made in USA” on back-plate. In superb condition with only a slight amount of edge wear. 95% finish. Great little 2 to 4 weight Midge reel. Works fine.    N/M. $85.00.

 

56337.   HENDRYX ?? UNMARKED.  1-3/8″   STAMPED BRASS RAISED PILLAR FLY REEL.  Shiny, stamped Brass 1-3/8 raised pillar, half-handle fly reel. As small as it gets and the smallest of these reels I’ve ever seen. Working fine. Black Wooden handle knob. Very Cute desk ornament.    E.   $35.00.

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56963. ISLANDER REEL. 4.0″. MODEL 4 TARPON DIRECT DRIVE FLY REEL. Similar in size and overall design to the long unavailable, discontinued Seamaster Mark III Direct Drive reel. Adjustable Disk Drag. Reversible wind. Solid, one-piece frame. Spool with counter-balanced handle. Rim Control Drag. Black Anodized frame and spool. High quality, machined aluminum reel with excellent appearance and rugged design. A handsome reel that appears unused and comes in the original blue Neoprene case. Serial #365. This is a ‘perfect condition’ reel for the super fussy buyer, but is, of course, ready for everyday fishing use. These are very fine, extremely well made, draw-bar, cork disk and rim-control drag, salt water reels. Large capacity for 300 yards backing and a WF12 or 13 line. M. $325.00.

 

 

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56953. G. LOOMIS 4-1/2″ MODEL GL 11-12-13 DIRECT DRIVE FLY REEL. Serial # 163.Top quality, Machined aluminum, direct drive salt water fly reel. Left Hand Wind Now. Reversible. Single knob, balanced and ventilated large arbor spool. Adjustable internal CORK disk drag for excellent fish control PLUS Palming rim. Takes 250 yds backing and #12 line. Perfect reel for Permit, Shark, Tarpon. Produced only for a short time. Lovely Black anodized, nicely polished finish. Shows virtually no use. Comes in an Orvis soft zippered nylon reel case. Handsome and practical salt water reel with substantial quality at a value price.   M. $250.00.    SOLD.

 

56346. MALLOCH’S PATENT SIDE CASTER 4″ MACHINED BRASS TURNTABLE SPIN REEL. ONE OF THE EARLIEST EXAMPLES OF THE CONCEPT OF SPIN CASTING. A single action spinning/casting reel built ia a style where the reel turns to the front to cast and pivots to the side to reel in. This reel was made between 1900 and 1917 when a small spring was added to the spool release tab to pivot the reel automatically. This is the earlier manual version that also includes a spring loaded spool release button to easily facilitate the spool reversal necessary to prevent line twist, a fact of life with this reel design. Made of machined brass throughout including the line guide arm. The on-off click drag switch is rim mounted and knurled. Very unusual oddity reel with lots of collectibility. Hard Rubber handle knob. Lovely, intriguing reel, Working with a nice patina. E. $125.00.

 

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56708. MARRYAT MADE GEHRKE. 3-1/8″. # 8 EXTRA SPOOL ONLY. Fits the Marryat and Gehrke # 8 reels only. Anodized titanium finish. E. $30.00.

 

 

 

5687056870b  56870. MARRYAT 2-3/4″ MR 7 TROUT FLY REEL. The smallest Marryat original series reel for 1,2,3,4 lines and backing. Adjustable drag. Rim control. reversible wind, now RHW. Very light weight. Bronze finish. Shows virtually no use. Working perfectly. Comes in the original zippered reel case, Reverse of winding direction instructions included. N/M. $125.00.

 

56776  56776. MARRYAT 3″ MR 8 FLY REEL. ORIGINAL SERIES. Machined Aluminum Fly Reel. Bronze color. Reversible Wind, now LHW. Tricky to reverse wind direction, so we can do that for you; please request. Adjustable drag and rim control drag. Counterbalanced spool. Ultra light weight reel comes in a soft leather reel case. Huge backing capacity and extra light weight, make this reel a perennial favorite. Takes a 5 to 7 line and 140 yards of backing. Comes with TWO EXTRA SPOOLS, one Bronze, one Gold.   N/M.   $195.00.

 

 

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56853. LOU MEYER CO. FLO-LINE SPIN REEL. PIVOT FOOT. Looks like pencil sharpener. Spool faces forward to cast, then pivots to the side to retrieve. Early Malloch spin reels spawned this one. Made in the 1940’s ? by Lou Meyer Co. Kenosho, Wisc. A patent was pending, but issued? Totally different and unique addition to any spin reel collection Rare would be a gross understatement. Be the first kid on your block to own one of these. Shows very little actual use. E. $125.00.

 

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56815. MEISSELBACH-CATUCCI. 3″. SYMPLOREEL NO. 370. The rarest and smallest size of this exceptional single action fly reel. Newark markings. Fixed click drag. Reversible. 5/8 inch wide spool is perfect for a 4 or 5 line and 50 to 60 yds of backing. Stamped “SYMPLOREEL No 370, Meisselbach-Catucci, Newark, NJ, USA”. No cracks or breaks and working fine. Simple design with no frills, but still a wonderful light line trout reel. Outstanding collectible. Very lightly used. E. $85.00.

 

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56816. MEISSELBACH-CATUCCI. 3-3/8″. SYMPLOREEL NO. 372. An exceptional Hard Rubber single action fly reel. Newark markings. Fixed click drag. Reversible. 5/8 inch wide spool is perfect for a 5 or 6 line and 50 to 60 yds of backing. Stamped “SYMPLOREEL No 372, Meisselbach-Catucci, Newark, NJ, USA”. No cracks or breaks and working fine. Simple click check design with no frills, but still a wonderful light line trout reel. Outstanding collectible. E. $85.00.

 

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56673. MEISSELBACH. 2-13/16″. RAINBOW MODEL 627, NEWARK MARKINGS. Single action fly reel with Ohio markings. Black Enamel painted finish mostly worn off, natural aluminum looks good. This reel works flawlessly and will take a DT3 DT4, WF5 fly line and some backing. Fixed click check drag working fine. Reel with either hand. Later, Center Screw spool latch. Great little fly reel just asking for exercise. G. $55.00.

 

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56808 MEISSELBACH-CATUCCI 3-3/8″ SYMPLOREEL NO. 372.  RARE IN THE BOX of these exceptional Hard Rubber single action fly reel. Newark markings. Fixed click drag. Reversible. 5/8 inch wide spool is perfect for a 5 or 6 line and 50 to 60 yds of backing. Stamped SYMPLOREEL No 372, Meisselbach-Catucci, Newark, NJ, USA”. No cracks or breaks and working fine. Simple design with no frills, but still a wonderful light line trout reel. Outstanding collectible. Barely used. Near Mint in the original box N/M. $95.00.

 

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56586. OCEAN CITY. 3″. VISCOY CREEK FLY REEL. Nicely made machined aluminum fly reel with fixed click check drag and an STAINLESS line guide. Right hand wind only. Very fishable. Black enameled finish has the usual scrapes and scratches. The reel is fine mechanically and will take a 4 or 5 line and backing. Guaranteed to be a fun reel to fish. VG. $30.00.

 

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56943.   JAPANESE OCEAN CITY COPY.   3″   Model 76D Trout Fly Reel. Aluminum Reel with Charcoal enameled frame and Silver color spool. Adjustable drag. Stainless line guide. Reversible wind. Still works well. Takes a 6 or 7 line and backing.    VG. $15.00.

 

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56961. ORVIS. 2-7/8″. BATTENKILL 3/4 CLICK DRAG REEL. Excellent cast aluminum, trout fly reel with ample capacity for 3/4 line and up to 100 yards backing. Made in England. Baked Enamel finish and anodized internal parts for a corrosion proof finish. Spring & Pawl Drive. Reversible. Adjustable Click Drag. Rim Control. Counter balanced vented spool. Full featured reel that has a nice drag system. Appears almost unused. N/M. $95.00.

 

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56962. ORVIS. 2-7/8″. BATTENKILL II CLICK DRAG FLY REEL. Excellent aluminum trout fly reel with ample capacity for a 4/5 line and up to 75 yards backing. Fully Vented frame and spool with ANODIZED finish and anodized internal parts for corrosion proof performance. Reversible. Adjustable Drag. Rim Control Feature Counter balanced vented spool. Full featured reel that has a nice smooth drag system, stronger than you’ll ever need. Barely used AND COMES WITH AN EXTRA SPOOL. In the original Orvis cloth bag. N/M. $115.00.

 

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56957. ORVIS – BATTENKILL. 3-3/8″. DISC 8/9 FLY REEL. Great bonefish, salmon, steelhead reel with capacity for WF8 and over 200 yds. At 5.5 oz half the weight of reels with comparable capacity at half the price. Made in England. Reversible Wind. Adjustable Disc Drag. Rim Control Drag. Appears unused. Comes with original soft vinyl case. M. $95.00.

 

 

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56935. ORVIS.   3″.   CFO III FLY REEL. Original click check, cast aluminum model. Integral Line Guide. Reversible. Adjustable Drag PLUS Rim Control. Shows normal use with considerable finish edge wear. Mechanically perfect and still one of the best 4/5/6 line trout reels. In Orvis vinyl zippered reel case. VG. $150.00.

 

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