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***** CURRENT INVENTORY OF FLY REELS *****

The following reels are available for purchase (unless noted otherwise in the description). The reels are listed by size first, then alphabetically by maker. A sale pending tag denotes that an agreement to purchase the item has been reached, but the sale may not yet have been completed.

Julius vom Hofe 4 ~ 2 1/8" ~ EXC- ~ The Julius vom Hofe Company was established in 1857. That was 10 years before his brother Edward established his business. He was granted a total of nine patents between 1867 and 1924 while becoming one of the world’s most prolific reel makers. Julius vom Hofe made reels for a number of purveyors of fine tackle including Abbey & Imbrie, Thos. J. Conroy, Leonard-Mills, and von Lengerke & Detmold just to name a few. This hard to find classic features hard rubber black frame, front, and back plates that surround the German silver center and pillars 1" wide spool, ported foot, counter-balanced handle with finely-lathed wood knob, and clicker on/off switch mounted on the back plate. The reel carries the Julius vom Hofe Maker NY stamping which is lightly visible on the front plate and 4 on the bottom of the foot. The drag/clicker is strong and mechanically perfect. There are some light surface scratches and a few nicks on the plates but only minimal fading. The reel comes in a sheepskin lined suede leather zippered case. $395 SUMMER SALE $225

SOLD Julius vom Hofe 4 ~ 2 1/8" ~ EXC- ~ The Julius vom Hofe Company was established in 1857. That was 10 years before his brother Edward established his business. He was granted a total of nine patents between 1867 and 1924 while becoming one of the world’s most prolific reel makers. Julius vom Hofe made reels for a number of purveyors of fine tackle including Abbey & Imbrie, Thos. J. Conroy, Leonard-Mills, and von Lengerke & Detmold just to name a few. This hard to find classic features German silver banded frame with solid black front and back plates, 1" wide spool, ported foot, counter-balanced handle with black knob and clicker on/off switch mounted on the back plate. The reel carries the Julius vom Hofe Maker NY stamping on the front plate and 4 on the bottom of the foot. The drag/clicker is strong and mechanically perfect. There are some light surface scratches and a few nicks on the plates but only minimal fading. The reel comes in a sweet leather case with brass buckle.

Pflueger(?) 60 yd. ~ 2 ¼" ~ VG+ ~ This unbranded reel has characteristics similar to the hard to find Pflueger 4 Brothers Delite classic and comes in the highly sought after 60 yd. format and features silver banded hard rubber side plates a 1" wide (pillar to pillar) spool, silver bearing cap, rear click switch and ivory Celluloid knob fixed to a full-size counter balanced handle. The knob has a hairline crack and the side plates shows some fading and could be buffed out if desired. There are some surface scratches and nicks on the plates and along the rim from routine usage. This classic reel would look great on your favorite small stream rod and although it has a slight bias for RHW, can be used as LHW if desired. $99

Julius vom Hofe 3 1/2 ~ 2 3/8" ~ EXC- (exception noted) ~ The Julius vom Hofe Company was established in 1857. That was 10 years before his brother Edward established his business. He was granted a total of nine patents between 1867 and 1924 while becoming one of the world’s most prolific reel makers. Julius vom Hofe made reels for a number of purveyors of fine tackle including Abbey & Imbrie, Thos. J. Conroy, Leonard-Mills, and von Lengerke & Detmold just to name a few. This hard to find classic features hard rubber black frame, front, and back plates that surround the German silver center and pillars, 1" wide spool, ported foot, counter-balanced handle with black knob, removable oil cap with “V” grooved star washer, and clicker on/off switch mounted on the back plate. The reel carries the Julius vom Hofe PAT OCT 8, 1889 stamping which is lightly visible on the bottom of the back plate and 3 1/2 on the bottom of the foot. The drag/clicker is strong and mechanically perfect. There is a chip on the edge of the frame on the front plate and some light surface scratches and nicks but only minimal fading. The reel comes in a sheepskin lined suede leather zippered case. A rare find for sure. Because of the chip…$295 SUMMER SALE $175

Hardy Bros. “The Flyweight” ~ 2 1/2” ~ LHW ~ EXC+ ~ This light line classic from Hardy’s Lightweight series is a gem of simplicity. This series of reels have been on the market for about half a century and during that time they have sold huge numbers worldwide. There are a couple of hard to see marks and some very minor foot wear, otherwise the reel is near new. It features a solid gray frame, ventilated silver spool, two-screw quick-release latch plate cover, dual riveted foot, single screw nickel silver line guard that can easily be converted from LHW to RHW, black knob, and a silky-smooth click and dual pawl drag system with the hallmark Hardy sound on retrieve. The reel is presently set up for LHW and comes its original Hardy-labeled zippered case, box and paperwork. $275<

Pflueger Hawkeye 60 yd. ~ 2 1/2" ~ EXC- ~ This hard to find Pflueger in the very desirable 60 yd size features German silver banded hard rubber side plates a 3/4" wide spool, 2-screw silver foot, counter-balanced handle with black knob, silver screw off bearing cap and rear click switch. The makers mark and Bulldog logo are stamped into the top of the front plate. The hard rubber show some light fading and could be buffed out if desired. There are some surface scratches and nicks on the plates and along the rim from routine usage. The reel comes in a burgundy pull string satchel and original labeled box. $495 SUMMER SALE $295

Pflueger Hawkeye 60 yd. ~ 2 1/2" ~ EXC- ~ This hard to find Pflueger in the very desirable 60 yd size features German silver banded hard rubber side plates a 3/4" wide spool, counter-balanced handle with black knob, silver screw off bearing cap and rear click switch. The makers mark and Bulldog logo are stamped into the top of the front plate. The hard rubber show some light fading and could be buffed out if desired. There are some surface scratches and nicks on the plates and along the rim from routine usage. The reel comes in a burgundy pull string satchel. $450 SUMMER SALE $250

Pflueger Hawkeye 60 yd. ~ 2 1/2" ~ EXC- ~ This hard to find Pflueger in the very desirable 60 yd size features German silver banded hard rubber side plates a 3/4" wide spool, 2-screw silver foot, counter-balanced handle with black knob, silver screw off bearing cap and rear click switch. The makers mark and Bulldog logo are stamped into the top of the front plate. The hard rubber show some light fading and could be buffed out if desired. There are some surface scratches and nicks on the plates and along the rim from routine usage. The reel comes in a burgundy pull string satchel. $450 SUMMER SALE $250

Pflueger Hawkeye 80 yd. ~ 2 1/2" ~ EXC- ~ These aptly named diehard classic reels are highly sought after in the 80 yd size. This one features German silver banded hard rubber side plates a 1 1/8” wide spool, counter-balanced handle with black knob, and silver rear click switch. The makers mark and Bulldog logo are stamped into the top of the front plate. The hard rubber show some light fading and could be buffed out if desired. There are some surface scratches and nicks on the plates and along the rim from routine usage. $475 SUMMER SALE $295

Pflueger Hawkeye 80 yd. ~ 2 1/2" ~ EXC ~ These aptly named diehard classic reels are highly sought after in the 80 yd size. This one features German silver banded hard rubber side plates a 1 1/8” wide spool, counter-balanced handle with black knob, and silver rear click switch. The makers mark and Bulldog logo are stamped into the top of the front plate. There are some surface scratches and nicks on the plates and along the rim from routine usage. $475 SUMMER SALE $295

Hardy Marquis #2/3 ~ 2 9/16” ~ LHW/RHW ~ As New ~ Hardy recently brought back this classic reel which was discontinued several years ago. This is one of the highly sought-after older model from Hardy Bros. Ltd that features a solid gray frame, ventilated spool with polished silver-rimmed ventilated spool, two-screw quick-release latch plate cover, dual riveted foot, single screw nickel silver line guard that can easily be converted from LHW to RHW, black knob, and a silky-smooth adjustable click and dual pawl drag system with the hallmark Marquis sound on retrieve. The reel is presently set up for LHW and comes its original Hardy-labeled zippered case, box and paperwork. $225

Hardy St. George Jr. ~ 2 9/16th” ~ LHW ~ Serial No. A47205 ~ NEW ~ Named after the Patron Saint of England, St. George reels were first introduced in 1911 as a companion to the Hardy Perfect, and have been out of production since 1982…until now. Made in Hardy’s Alnwick, England factory, this new iteration features the more durable anodized 6061 bar-stock aluminum construction with a ventilated spool, solid back, silky smooth dual pawl with silver drag tensioner, naval brass bushings 3 screw latch cover, round milky-white agate line guard housed in a N/S frame, ivorine handle, and smooth brass foot. The set comes with the original Hardy labeled box, leather zippered case with Hardy logo, and a complete set of paperwork. Superb! $595

SOLD Orvis CFO ~ 2 5/8” ~ EXC ~ This English-made classic has been the choice of technical and discriminating fly fisherman since 1971. It features a ventilated spool and back, 2–screw latch cover, 2-screw ventilated foot, black knob and a smooth working spring & pawl drag. It currently set up for LHW and comes with a brown suede zip case with sheepskin interior.

SALE PENDING Bellinger Classic ~ 2 3/4” ~ LHW/RHW ~ 3 and 4 wt. lines (and maybe a WF-5) ~ NEW ~ This finely-tuned precision-made reel features gorgeous curly maple face and back plates, german silver frame and cross-pillars, counter-balanced S-handle with ivory knob for that classic-look, ported silver foot with maker name stamped into the bottom, silver retaining cap and silky smooth working mechanics that give a solid purr on retrieve. The reel comes with a green velvet satchel and original black box with makers label which indicated RH wind. The reel can be converted to LHW. This superb reel will compliment your favorite bamboo fly rod nicely! $995 SUMMER SALE $695

Bogdan Baby Trout ~ 2 3/4” ~ LHW ~ New ~ The Bogdan family has been producing exquisite handcrafted reels for discriminating anglers worldwide since circa 1940. This trout classic was machined to exacting tolerances from solid bar stock including tool steel, aluminum, bronze and Derlin and features an elegant silver-colored frame with black ventilated face plate and black solid back plate, counter-balanced serpentine S-handle, 2-screw ventilated foot and a silky smooth drag. The reel has nary a nick or scratch and appears to have remained unlined. It comes with a suede leather pull-string satchel Superb! $2,595 SUMMER SALE $1,995

Tibor Light Spring Creek ~ 2 3/4” ~ LHW/RHW (presently set up for LHW) ~ As New ~ Ted Juracsik launched his freshwater Tibor Light series in 1999, much to the delight of trout, bass and other light fly anglers. These beautifully crafted reels are made from solid aluminum bar stock and features a traditional jet black finish, ventilated spool, 2-screw perforated foot, rim-mounted silver drag tensioner screw, black handle, and a silky smooth disc drag that is among the best in the business. The reel comes loaded with a new Sage WF-4 line and in its original neoprene case, with box, paperwork, and untouched warranty card. Retail was near $400. Get this one, as new and loaded with line for… $295

SALE PENDING G Loomis Venture 3 & Extra Spool ~ 2 7/8” ~ LHW ~ As New ~ This light-line silent check reel features a sturdy, cast aluminum frame with an attractive champagne gold anodized finish, ventilated spool, solid back, 2-screw quick release spool latch cover, 2-screw foot, matching gold anodized handle and smooth working disc drag mechanics. A strategically placed drag adjuster is centrally located on back plate for easy adjustment. The reel is loaded with new WF-3 Line. The extra spool is located with new Cabela’s 10’ ST Type 3 line. The reel and spool each come with their original labeled cases. These reels retailed for $200. $125

Hardy “The Featherweight” ~ 2 7/8” ~ LHW ~ As New ~ This light line classic from Hardy’s Lightweight series is a gem of simplicity. This series of reels have been on the market for about half a century and during that time they have sold huge numbers worldwide. It features a solid gray frame, ventilated silver spool, two-screw quick-release latch plate cover, dual riveted foot, single screw nickel silver line guard that can easily be converted from LHW to RHW, black knob, silver rim-mounted drag tensioner screw, and a silky-smooth click and dual pawl drag system with the hallmark Hardy sound on retrieve. The reel is presently set up for LHW, is loaded with new backing, and comes its original Hardy-labeled zippered case with box and paperwork. $275<

Julius vom Hofe 1 ~ 2 7/8" ~ EXC- ~ The Julius vom Hofe Company was established in 1857. That was 10 years before his brother Edward established his business. He was granted a total of nine patents between 1867 and 1924 while becoming one of the world’s most prolific reel makers. Julius vom Hofe made reels for a number of purveyors of fine tackle including Abbey & Imbrie, Thos. J. Conroy, Leonard-Mills, and von Lengerke & Detmold just to name a few. This hard to find rotating plate classic features hard rubber frame and solid back plate, German silver rotating spool plate, 1" wide spool, ported foot, and black knob. The reel carries the Julius vom Hofe Maker NY and READ stampings on the front plate and 1 on the bottom of the foot. The drag/clicker is strong and mechanically perfect. There are some light surface scratches, tarnish, and a few nicks on the plates but only minimal fading. The reel comes in a silver pull string satchel. $495 SUMMER SALE $250

Able Model Pt. 5 ~ 3” ~ LHW/RHW ~ Serial No. 8144 ~ As New ~ This high-quality standard-arbor reel features the upgraded red/blue camo finish, ventilated spool, 2-screw foot, exotic wood handle, and silky-smooth mechanics with a wide range drag adjuster strategically located at the center of the back plate. It is presently set up for LHW and comes loaded with new Cortland 444SL WF-5 line and backing in an Able-labeled case, box, instruction manual, and blank warranty card. This finely-tuned, top of the line reel, proudly made in the USA, looks unused. Retail with upgraded finish was about $500. Superb! $425 SUMMER SALE $325

Able Model Pt. 5 ~ 3” ~ LHW/RHW ~ Serial No. 8166 ~ As New ~ This high-quality standard-arbor reel features the upgraded multi-colored camo finish, ventilated spool, 2-screw foot, exotic wood handle, and silky-smooth mechanics with a wide range drag adjuster strategically located at the center of the back plate. It is presently set up for LHW and comes loaded with new line and backing in an Able-labeled case, box, instruction manual, and blank warranty card. This finely-tuned, top of the line reel, proudly made in the USA, looks unused. Retail with upgraded finish was about $500. Superb! $425 SUMMER SALE $325

Able Model Pt. 5 ~ 3” ~ LHW/RHW ~ Serial No. 8281 ~ As New ~ This high-quality standard-arbor reel features the upgraded blue/black camo finish, ventilated spool, 2-screw foot, exotic wood handle, and silky-smooth mechanics with a wide range drag adjuster strategically located at the center of the back plate. It is presently set up for LHW and comes loaded with backing in an Able-labeled case, box, instruction manual, and blank warranty card. This finely-tuned, top of the line reel, proudly made in the USA, looks unused. Retail with upgraded finish was about $500. Superb! $425 SUMMER SALE $325

Orvis Madison Model 9 Extra Spool ~ As New ~ The USA-made reel was Orvis’ answer to the popular Pflueger Medalist. For sale here is an extra 3"-diameter spool, apparently unused, for a 3 1/2" reel that comes with the original labeled Orvis reel box. $60 SUMMER SALE $30

Hardy Bros. “The Perfect” ~ 3 1/8” ~ LHW ~ EXC+ ~ The first Perfect reel was introduced c. 1889 and well over a century later, it is still regarded as one of the finest reel designs in the world. The Hardy Perfect has long been cherished by collectors and are highly valued by anglers looking for a reel that offers traditional craftsmanship, simplicity, and performance. This English-made classic has a couple of hard to see knicks and some very minor foot wear, otherwise the reel is near “perfect.” It features an attractive brownish-gray finish, ventilated spool, silver-housed brown ceramic line guard, rim-mounted silver adjustable drag tensioner, black knob, and silky-smooth mechanics. Straight line writing is present on the back. The reel comes loaded with backing along with its original Hardy-labeled box, original Hardy-labeled zippered case, and paperwork. Will handle 4/5/6 wt. lines with ample backing. An elegant compliment for your finest bamboo rods. $695

Able Super 4 ~ 3 1/4” ~ LHW/RHW ~ Serial No. S2733 ~ As New ~ This high-quality large-arbor reel features the upgraded blue/black camo finish, ventilated spool, 2-screw foot, exotic wood handle, and silky-smooth mechanics with a wide range drag adjuster strategically located at the center of the back plate. It is presently set up for LHW and comes in an Able-labeled case, box with blank warranty card. This finely-tuned, top of the line reel, proudly made in the USA, looks unused. Retail with upgraded finish was about $600. Superb! $495 SUMMER SALE $325

Pflueger Medalist No. 1494 Extra Spool ~ VG+ ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. For sale here is an extra spool only with ivorine knob on an alloy post and ivorine 2-screw quick release latch cover that will fit the 1494 or 1494DA. The spool comes with s Pflueger labeled box. $45 SUMMER SALE $25

Hardy Bougle MK IV ~ 3 1/4” ~ LHW ~ SN JDC246 ~ As New ~ This fine English made classic was derived from the historically significant Hardy Perfect and features an attractive clear anodized aluminum finish with nickel silver accents, solid winding plate, ventilated spool, silver rim-mounted tensioner screw, and beautiful rosewood winding knob. The simpleness of the fine working adjustable dual click and pawl drag and smoothness of the ball bearings combine to make that classic hardy sound that is unmistakable when heard on the river. The reel is located with new SA Mastery GPX WF-5 line and comes with the original Hardy neoprene pouch, Hardy-labeled box for a 3 ½” Bougle MK IV, and Bougle MK IV paperwork. The look and feel of this timeless classic will certainly compliment your favorite rod. $425

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SOLD House Bougle MK VII ~ 3 1/4” ~ LHW/RHW ~ Serial No. SN J38168 ~ New ~ The Bougle was derived from the historically significant Hardy Perfect and features a solid winding plate, ventilated spool accented by ivorine winding knob, silver drag tensioner, and a silky smooth adjustable click and pawl drag system. The reel comes with the original labeled neoprene case, box, paperwork, and blank warranty card and is presently set up for LHW. This reproduction of the famed classic will compliment your favorite bamboo or glass rod nicely and is offered at an attractive price point that won’t break the bank.

Pflueger GEM No. 2094 ~ 3 ¼” ~ RHW ~ EXC- ~ Don’t pass up this nice example of a rarely seen Pflueger in a very desirable size that shows less wear than normally seen. It features a satin gunmetal finish, ventilated back plate and spool, 2-screw foot, square diamolite line guard, and ivorine knob. It’s mechanically tight and sings that with that hallmark Pflueger song on retrieve. The reel comes with the original labeled box. Proudly made in the USA. $59 SUMMER SALE $39

SOLD Shakespeare Pflueger Medalist No. 1494 ½CJ ~ 3 ¼” ~ LHW ~ EXC- ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. This one, branded by Shakespeare, features a ventilated frame and silver-trimmed spool, diamolite line guard, ivorine knob with alloy post, ivorine drag adjuster, and ivorine 2-screw quick release latch cover. The reel has lighter than normal frame and rim wear and comes loaded with Cortland Peach line (line wt. not marked). This classic, proudly made in Akron, OH, USA, would match up nicely with any bamboo, glass, or graphite rod.

Sage 3200 ~ 3 1/4” ~ LHW ~ As New ~ From Sage: “Lightweight, durable, fully machined and available at a price that won't break the bank, Sage's large-arbor 3200 Fly Reel is everything you've come to expect from Sage. Featuring a full, machined 6061-T6 aerospace-grade-aluminum frame with palming access that's been cold-forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity, it's nearly-indestructible construction stands up to years of use. Powerful, maintenance-free SCS drag system combines with the One Revolution Drag knob with numbered and detented settings for new levels of control and stopping power. Custom stainless steel clutch bearing inside Sage's Sealed Carbon System. Hard anodized for corrosion resistance. Large, concave arbor design provides improved strength and capacity. Ergonomic machined and anodized handle. Converts easily from left-to-right hand retrieve. Includes an embroidered reel case made of ballistic neoprene and nylon” This reel also comes with the original box, paperwork and extra clicker. These reels retailed for about $250. $150

Sage 3200 ~ 3 1/4” ~ LHW ~ As New ~ From Sage: “Lightweight, durable, fully machined and available at a price that won't break the bank, Sage's large-arbor 3200 Fly Reel is everything you've come to expect from Sage. Featuring a full, machined 6061-T6 aerospace-grade-aluminum frame with palming access that's been cold-forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity, it's nearly-indestructible construction stands up to years of use. Powerful, maintenance-free SCS drag system combines with the One Revolution Drag knob with numbered and detented settings for new levels of control and stopping power. Custom stainless steel clutch bearing inside Sage's Sealed Carbon System. Hard anodized for corrosion resistance. Large, concave arbor design provides improved strength and capacity. Ergonomic machined and anodized handle. Converts easily from left-to-right hand retrieve. Includes an embroidered reel case made of ballistic neoprene and nylon” This reel also comes loaded with backing, the original box, paperwork and extra clicker. These reels retailed for about $250. $150

(3) Hardy Perfect Spools ~ 3 3/8” ~ LHW ~ EXC+/As New ~ These bronze-ish silver extra spools for the English-made classic from Hardy Bros are likely from the 1980s/90s. All are lined with backing and appear unfished. Each spool comes in an orange/cream Hardy-labeled box with original tissue paper. Two of the boxes are labeled 3 3/8”. The other box is labeled 3 1/8” (but is for a 3 3/8” reel) $125 ea. / all 3 for $295 SUMMER SALE $100 ea./ all 3 for $250

Hardy Bros. “The Perfect” ~ 3 3/8” ~ LHW ~ EXC+/As New ~ The first Perfect reel was introduced c. 1889 and well over a century later, it is still regarded as one of the finest reel designs in the world. The Hardy Perfect has long been cherished by collectors and are highly valued by anglers looking for a reel that offers traditional craftsmanship, simplicity, and performance. This English-made classic was presented as being as unused, however, careful examination shows some very minor foot wear, otherwise the reel is near “perfect.” It features an attractive brownish-gray finish, ventilated spool, silver-housed brown ceramic line guard, rim-mounted silver adjustable drag tensioner, black knob, and silky-smooth mechanics. Straight line writing is present on the back. The reel comes loaded with backing along with its original Hardy-labeled box and original Hardy-labeled zippered case. Will handle 5/6/7/8 wt. lines with ample backing. An elegant compliment for your finest bamboo rods. $650

Hardy Bros. “The Perfect” ~ 3 3/8” ~ LHW ~ EXC+/As New ~ The first Perfect reel was introduced c. 1889 and well over a century later, it is still regarded as one of the finest reel designs in the world. The Hardy Perfect has long been cherished by collectors and are highly valued by anglers looking for a reel that offers traditional craftsmanship, simplicity, and performance. This English-made classic was presented as being as unused, however, careful examination shows some very minor foot wear, otherwise the reel is near “perfect.” It features an attractive brownish-gray finish, ventilated spool, silver-housed brown ceramic line guard, rim-mounted silver adjustable drag tensioner, black knob, and silky-smooth mechanics. Straight line writing is present on the back. The reel comes loaded with new backing along with its original Hardy-labeled box, original Hardy-labeled zippered case, and paperwork. Will handle 5/6/7/8 wt. lines with ample backing. An elegant compliment for your finest bamboo rods. $650

Lamson USA 3.0 ~ 3 3/8” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC ~ This workhorse reel with black finish features a quick-release ventilated spool with black knob and silver counter-balance, black drag adjustment knob, and a silky smooth retrieve with a pleasing light click. It is presently set up for RHW and loaded with backing and comes is a high quality LL Bean zippered case. $175 SUMMER SALE $125

SOLD Ross Vision 3 ~ 3 3/8” ~ LHW ~ #303 ~ EXC+/As New ~ This quality–built reels from the San Miguel series comes in the black finish. From the maker: “This reel is a fine combination of diminutive elegance and mechanical genius. The drag system is the smoothest we have produced. The reel incorporates four precision ball bearings and an exclusive roller bearing clutch that provides the San Miguel with a silent retrieve and a pleasant click on line-out. The drag has infinite adjustment for those times when a sensitive drag is a must. The finish is a deep lustrous black anodize.” The reel is loaded with a new line (not sure wt.) and is currently set up for LHW. The set comes with the original box, original neoprene case with old school Ross labeling, operating instructions & specification and an untouched warranty card. Enjoy!

Edgar Sealey Flyman ~ 3 1/2” ~ RHW ~ VG+/EXC- ~ This venerable ‘ole classic from Redditch, England was likely made by J.W. Young and features a gun metal pebble finish back plate, gray pebble finish spool, 2-screw foot, and white knob. Absolutely silky smooth retrieve with slight bias for RHW, but can easily be used as LHW. Comes loaded with backing lined for RHW. $75 SUMMER SALE $45

Pflueger Sal-Trout No. 1554 ~ 3 1/2” ~ EXC- ~ This popular USA-made reel features a black ventilated frame, silver ventilated spool, 2-screw foot, silver on/off clicker knob, black handle on an alloy post with a silver counter-balance cap, and a solid drag that purrs in either direction, but has a slight bias for RHW. There is some rim wear and paint loss on the rim and back plate. This vintage-look reel would accent your bamboo/fiberglass rod nicely. $59 SUMMER SALE $29

Lamson USA 3.5~ 3 5/8” ~ LHW/RHW ~ EXC+ ~ This workhorse reel with a matte black finish shows little use or rim wear and features a quick-release ventilated spool with black knob and silver counter-balance, black drag adjustment knob, and a silky smooth retrieve with a pleasing light click. It is presently set up for RHW and comes in a black neoprene “The Fly Shop” branded pouch. $125

SOLD Pflueger Medalist No. 1495 AK ~ 3 5/8” ~ RHW ~ EXC ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. It features solid black frame with ventilated spool, metal line guard and ivorine knob, 2-screw quick release latch cover. It’s mechanically smooth and tight with that hallmark Pflueger sound audible on the retrieve. Presently set up for RHW, but believed to be convertible. This low mileage reel retains 100 percent of its black finish with only limited edge wear noted.

Pflueger Medalist No. 1495 ~ 3 5/8” ~ LHW ~ EXC ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. It features a ventilated spool and back plate, 2-screw ivorine latch cap, ivorine drag adjuster and knob, diamolite line guard and is mechanically smooth and tight with a silky smooth retrieve and that hallmark Pflueger clicker. There is only minor paint loss and rim wear, much less typically seen on this model. This classic reel would complement your 8.5’ to 9.5’bamboo and glass rods nicely. It comes with the original box and paperwork. $99 SUMMER SALE $49

SALE PENDING Fin~Nor No 3 Anti-Reverse ~ 3 3/4" ~ RHW ~ EXC- ~ This finely-tuned, post-wedding cake classic features a pleasing gold finish with conical back, 2-screw foot, dual knob crank, and flawless working brake adjustment system. There are a few nicks, surface scratches and some light rim wear compliments of years of faithful service. The number 3 is stamped into the bottom of the of frame proximal to the foot. It comes with a burgundy Crown Royal-branded pull-string satchel. This highly sought after saltwater classic is regarded by knowledgeable Fin-Nor enthusiasts as one of the best models Gar Wood, Jr. ever produced and is attractively priced for a quick sale. $425 SUMMER SALE $225

Hardy St. Aidan ~ 3 3/4” ~ LHW/RHW ~ Serial No. JEM960 ~ As New ~ This highly desirable big water classic (designed for 7/8/9 wt. lines) from Hardy appear to be unfished. It features the attractive light gray frame ventilated spool, classic solid back, 2-screw latch plate cover, silver foot with serial number stamped into the side, single-screw silver line guard that can be converted from LHW to RHW (presently set up for LHW) and silky-smooth compensating dual spring and pawl check mechanics. The reel comes with the original labeled box, original labeled zippered case and paperwork. Superb! $295

STH 3 MR POP ~ 3 3/4” ~ RHW ~ EXC+ ~ This reels from the famous Argentina maker features an injection molded steel matte black finished ventilated frame and spool, 2-screw foot, 2-screw quick-release latch plate cover, a silky-smooth drag system with black tensioner screw with knurled edges for positive grip centrally located on the back plate, impregnated wood handle, and the functionality of the POP Cassette system. There is virtually no wear or obvious signs of use on the frame, rim, spool, or foot. It comes in a black “The Fly Shop” branded neoprene case. $99 SUMMER SALE $59

Saracione Black & Gold Wedding Cake ~ 3 7/8” ~ RHW ~ Serial No. 13 of 20 ~ New ~ A limited production (20 sets) of these remarkable saltwater reels were made as a tribute to the Gar Wood Fin~Nor Wedding Cake reels by world renown maker Joe Saracione. This “Permit” model features an attractive gold anodized frame, solid black 1 1/16”-diameter counterbalanced spool, powerful and silky smooth cork drag with strategically placed black drag adjustment, and black knob, The reel comes with a vintage LL Bean leather zip case. Superb in every way! $1,595 SUMMER SALE $995

SOLD Pflueger Medalist No. 1496 1/2 ~ 4” ~ LHW/RHW ~ VG+ ~ The classic design on of the Medalist can be seen on bamboo rods by enthusiasts worldwide. This one features a ventilated frame and silver-trimmed spool, diamolite line guard, ivorine knob with alloy post, ivorine drag adjuster, and ivorine 2-screw quick release latch cover. It’s mechanically smooth and tight with that hallmark Pflueger sound audible on the retrieve. There is some frame and rim wear. It is presently set up for RHW, but is easily convertible to LHW and is loaded with Cortland 444 WF-8S Rocket taper line. This classic large game reel would complement any bamboo, glass, or graphite rod nicely.

SOLD Pflueger Supreme No. 1578DA ~ 4” ~ RHW ~ EXC+ ~ This collectable reel from the late 60s/70s was built on a modified ventilated Medalist frame and features, a one piece spool, anti-reverse lever that could be flipped on or off, silver strapped oil cap, black knob, and hefty drag system with a centrally-located drag adjuster designed for large freshwater and saltwater quarry. Pflueger owner's manual indicate tis reel will take 350 yards 15-lb. Supreme Monofilament backing with 40 yards Supreme Fly Line. A passage from Lefty Kreh’s “Fly Fishing in Salt Water” indicated that the reel will take 250 yards of 30# dacron and a SWT-11F line. The reels comes in a silver felt Shimano-branded pull-string satchel. This classic shows light use and rim wear and is ready for your next salmon/steelie outing and/or trip to the Salt.

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