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Waterworks Lamson Cobalt

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 30, 2017

Waterworks Lamson is not a scaled-up trout reel, the Cobalt is engineered for heavy lifting and longevity, built from the ground up specifically for big dogs in the salt.

Ross Evolution R Salt

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 21, 2017

The original Evolution R has a braking system derived from 7 stacked stainless steel and carbon fluoropolymer disks. More cowbell please!

Best New Fly Reels of 2018

Ross Purnell, Editor - November 13, 2017

Land your biggest fish ever with one of these great new fly reels of 2018.

What's that Reel?

Ross Purnell, Editor - October 19, 2015

Find out what kind of reel that is, and why that steelhead on the cover of Fly Fisherman magazine looks so white, and so unlike a rainbow trout.

New Fly Reels: Fresh and Salt Water

Fly Fisherman - October 28, 2013

Your new fly reels could be anything from a functional, inexpensive workhorse like the Sage 3250, to a sealed-drag showpiece like the Tibor Signature Series.

Tibor Signature Series Trout Reel

Fly Fisherman - October 28, 2013

Ted Juracsik set the saltwater world on its head when he reinvented the Tibor brand with his Tibor Signature Series. The reels are lighter than the original.

Nautilus CCF-X2

Fly Fisherman - October 23, 2013

Here's how the Nautilus CCF-X2 is such a lightweight reel with heavyweight stopping power.

Abel Steal Your Face Reel

Ross Purnell, Editor - October 23, 2013

Abel licensed the Abel Steal Your Face Reel artwork from Rhino Entertainment and Grateful Dead Productions to produce 250 of these limited-edition Super Series and Classic Series reels.

Hardy Ultralite SDS

Ross Purnell, Editor - October 23, 2013

Green means go on the color-coded drag system of the new Hardy Ultralite SDS reel.

Hardy Bougle The "Perfect" Reel

Ross Purnell, Editor - September 05, 2013

The Hardy Bougle (pronounced BOOG-lay) is a variation of the original Perfect that was produced at the request of Louis Bougl', a French cyclist.

Jack Charlton The Giant Killer

Bruce Chard - April 20, 2012

Jack Charlton designed some of the most sought after fly reels in the world. You might enjoy reading this article and looking at the pictures.

Product Review: Long Live the CDL

John Larison - March 12, 2012

The success of the CDLs has led me to recommend them to anglers far and wide who are looking for an economically priced reel for their new spey rod.

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