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What’s inside Van Staal’s 2nd generation fly reel – VF Series?

it is with baited breath that people have been anticipating the next incarnation of the fly reel by Van Staal. [...]

June 6, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

Cheap saltwater fly reels that work

What you want to look for in a reel is a smooth drag, decent rate of line retrieval, durable finish, comfortable handle design, easy drag adjustment, and a warranty. [...]

July 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Can you print a fly reel on a 3D printer? Yes

The first prototype took a year to create working off and on and working through design problems as they arose. The 'alpha reel' had seven parts, a silent (friction) check, and was printed in ABS [...]

June 24, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Monday Gear Review: Cheeky Reels Mojo 425

I got my hands on this sweet reel about a month ago and fished it hard in Montauk with many of my clients this Fall... [...]

October 28, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Slide