Top 10 Best Fly reels
for January 2022

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Redington Behemoth 5/6 Fly Reel - O.D Green

Redington Behemoth 5/6 Fly Reel

O.D Green

by Far Bank Enterprises
What We like

LARGE arbor design speeds retrieve and reduces line memory, Easily converts to left or right hand retrieve

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Product Features

  • Unmachinable, unique Die-cast construction, Twin molded, soft-touch ergonomic handles
  • Deep V-Spool for increased backing capacity
  • Most powerful drag in its class, Adjustable, Carbon Fiber drag

Most powerful drag in its class, adjustable, carbon fiber drag Deep v-spool for increased backing capacity Unmachinable, unique die-cast construction, twin molded, soft-touch ergonomic handles

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Piscifun Sword Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4 Gunmetal

Piscifun Sword Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4 Gunmetal

by Piscifun
What We like

Mid-ARBOR DESIGN - Reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup.

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Product Features

  • SOLID and LIGHT WEIGHT - Precision CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability; Larger CNC hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.
  • CORROSION RESISTANCE - Hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness; Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity.
  • SILKY SMOOTH DRAG - Multi-disc cork and stainless steel drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. Accurate click drag and silent retrieve.

Corrosion resistance - hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness; cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity. Solid and light weight - precision cnc-machined 6061-t6 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability; larger cnc hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones. Silky smooth drag - multi-disc cork and stainless steel drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. accurate click drag and silent retrieve.

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Piscifun Sword ‖ Fly Fishing Reel Lighter Weight with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 5/6 Green

Piscifun Sword ‖ Fly Fishing Reel Lighter Weight with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 5/6 Green

by Piscifun
What We like

Mid-Arbor Design - Reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup.

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Product Features

  • Solid And Lighter Weight - Precision CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability; Larger CNC hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.
  • Corrosion Resistance - Hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness; Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity.
  • Silky Smooth Drag - Multi-disc cork and stainless steel drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. Accurate click drag and silent retrieve.

Corrosion resistance - hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness; cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity. Silky smooth drag - multi-disc cork and stainless steel drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. accurate click drag and silent retrieve. Solid and lighter weight - precision cnc-machined 6061-t6 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability; larger cnc hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.

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Redington Zero 4/5 Fly Reel - Black

Redington Zero 4/5 Fly Reel

Black

by Far Bank Enterprises
What We like

Unmachinable, unique die-cast construction, Super-lightweight design with quick-change spool, Easily converts to left or right hand retrieve

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Product Features

  • LARGE arbor design speeds retrieve and reduces line memory
  • Twin molded, soft-touch ergonomic handles, Spring loaded, clicker drag system
  • Lightest reel in its class

Twin molded, soft-touch ergonomic handles, spring loaded, clicker drag system Lightest reel in its class Large arbor design speeds retrieve and reduces line memory

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Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor 2+1 BB with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body and Spool in Fly Reel Sizes 5/6

Sougayilang Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor 2+1 BB with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body and Spool in Fly Reel Sizes 5/6

by Sougayilang
What We like

This fly reel is made of CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy,that made it more durable and corrosion resistant in all environment.larger CNC hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.

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Product Features

  • .A killer freshwater fly reel for multi-species fishing in rivers, lakes, streams, creeks.Ideal for all around fly fishing species such as Trout, Grayling, Salmon and other predatory fish.
  • 2+1 Ball Bearings and 1:1 Gear Ratio, One-way roller bearing engages drag in one direction,Strong All-aluminum construction, Large arbor design for smooth immediate drag engagement accurate click drag and silent retrieve.
  • Finely machined and knurled metal screw caps to loosen the spool and easy to change left to right hand retrieval conversion.Hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness; Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity.

Finely machined and knurled metal screw caps to loosen the spool and easy to change left to right hand retrieval conversion.hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness; cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity. .a killer freshwater fly reel for multi-species fishing in rivers, lakes, streams, creeks.ideal for all around fly fishing species such as trout, grayling, salmon and other predatory fish. 2+1 ball bearings and 1:1 gear ratio, one-way roller bearing engages drag in one direction,strong all-aluminum construction, large arbor design for smooth immediate drag engagement accurate click drag and silent retrieve.

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PLUSINNO Fly Fishing Rod and Reel Combo, 4 Piece Lightweight Ultra-Portable Graphite Fly Rod 5/6 9’ Complete Starter Package with Carrier Bag

PLUSINNO Fly Fishing Rod and Reel Combo

4 Piece Lightweight Ultra-Portable Graphite Fly Rod 5/6 9’ Complete Starter Package with Carrier Bag

by PLUSINNO
What We like

Premium Performance Fly Pole - The mid flex IM8 graphite fly rod comes with stainless steel stripper guide which reduces friction and heat, and won't harm the fish line. Its also made up of adjustable CNC aluminum reel seat which effectively avoids loose swing phenomenon on fishing. The western-style grip made with compressed cork trim rings helps casting accuracy and avoids fatigue.

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Product Features

  • Best Gifts Choice: It's the best gift to send father, son, husband, fianc, boyfriend for the upcoming Christmas.
  • Diecast Aluminum Fly Reel - Durable aluminum construction and spool, Gear ratio is 1:1. One-way only roller bearing system, Ball Bearings: 2+1BB. Superior Teflon disk drag design, Line Weight: 5/6 External Dia: 2-9/10", Net Weight: 5.2 oz. Pre-loaded 20lb 98ft backing, weight forward 6-weight floating 100ft fly line, and 9ft 3X leader.
  • Floating Fly Flies Box and Carrier Bag - The Beginner Fly Flies Box is composed of waterproof fly box and 20 flies. The study rod case with a zippered storage pouch holds everything you need for fly fishing. It's easy to carry anywhere. It's the best fishing kit suited for trout, pan fish, small streams, ponds, and backpacking.
  • Complete 5/6 weight Fly Rods Kit- 4 piece fly rod , a large arbor reel, preinstalled line, a fly box, flies, and a lightweight rod case with a zippered storage pouch. It's the best gift to send father, son, husband, fianc, boyfriend.

Complete 5/6 weight fly rods kit- 4 piece fly rod , a large arbor reel, preinstalled line, a fly box, flies, and a lightweight rod case with a zippered storage pouch. it's the best gift to send father, son, husband, fianc, boyfriend. Diecast aluminum fly reel - durable aluminum construction and spool, gear ratio is 1:1. one-way only roller bearing system, ball bearings: 2+1bb. superior teflon disk drag design, line weight: 5/6 external dia: 2-9/10", net weight: 5.2 oz. pre-loaded 20lb 98ft backing, weight forward 6-weight floating 100ft fly line, and 9ft 3x leader. Floating fly flies box and carrier bag - the beginner fly flies box is composed of waterproof fly box and 20 flies. the study rod case with a zippered storage pouch holds everything you need for fly fishing. it's easy to carry anywhere. it's the best fishing kit suited for trout, pan fish, small streams, ponds, and backpacking. best gifts choice: it's the best gift to send father, son, husband, fianc, boyfriend for the upcoming christmas.

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Colorado Fly Fishing Reel 5 6 Weight with Drag Large Arbor, Multi-disc Drag Wheel, Ergonomic Left/Right Handed Fishing Fly Reel, Fully Sealed Fresh Salt Water Fly reels 5 6 wt Trout Bass Neoprene case

Platinum Fly Gear Colorado Fly Fishing Reel 5 6 Weight with Drag Large Arbor

Multi-disc Drag Wheel, Ergonomic Left/Right Handed Fishing Fly Reel, Fully Sealed Fresh Salt Water Fly reels 5 6 wt Trout Bass Neoprene case

by Platinum Fly Gear
What We like

Lightweight, waterproof, FULLY SEALED NO RISK OF CORROSION fly reel, featuring textured DRAG KNOB, easy to use with GLOVES or BARE HANDS

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Product Features

  • Well Balanced, low start up inertia adjustable to gutsy strength of CARBON OVER TEFLON CORK DISC offers serious drag power
  • COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN PRECISION CNC 6061 T6 ALUMINUM machined 5 6 weight fly reel, LEFT or RIGHT HAND RETRIEVE, internal hub dimension 2"; tempered for maximum strength. ALL the features of far more expensive reels!
  • LARGE ARBOR, fly fishing reel, delivering FAST RETRIEVAL and minimal line memory, CAPACITY 5F 180yds 20lb backing; ADDITIONAL SPOOL available (B07ZX5WJLK) for floating or sinking line, different weighted line or color to suit the water condition and clarity

Computer aided design precision cnc 6061 t6 aluminum machined 5 6 weight fly reel, left or right hand retrieve, internal hub dimension 2"; tempered for maximum strength. all the features of far more expensive reels! Large arbor, fly fishing reel, delivering fast retrieval and minimal line memory, capacity 5f 180yds 20lb backing; additional spool available (b07zx5wjlk) for floating or sinking line, different weighted line or color to suit the water condition and clarity Well balanced, low start up inertia adjustable to gutsy strength of carbon over teflon cork disc offers serious drag power

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M MAXIMUMCATCH Maxcatch Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Body Avid Series Best Value - 1/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 Weights(Black, Green, Blue, Silver, Black&Silver) (Green, 5/6 wt)

M MAXIMUMCATCH Maxcatch Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Body Avid Series Best Value

1/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 Weights(Black, Green, Blue, Silver, Black&Silver) (Green, 5/6 wt)

by M MAXIMUMCATCH
What We like

SMOOTH and RELIABLE DRAG - Hybrid cork and teflon disc and stainless steel disc drag system with one-way clutch bearing provides smooth, immediate drag engagement. Finely machined and knurled metal screw caps can loosen the spool and easily change settings from left to right hand retrieval

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Product Features

  • DURABLE CORROSION RESISTANCE - CNC-machined 6061-T15 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability and Hard Anodized Surface for corrosion resistance under all conditions.
  • Patent Pending DRAG DESIGN - One revolution drag knob with Patent Pending hidden drag knob screw. Engraved with numbered settings
  • Mid-ARBOR SPOOL and Super Light housing design - A perfect balance between backing capacity and rapid line pickup. And also reduced line memory. Reinforced spokes cutting for lightest weight while strong enough for fighting the monsters

Durable corrosion resistance - cnc-machined 6061-t15 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability and hard anodized surface for corrosion resistance under all conditions. Mid-arbor spool and super light housing design - a perfect balance between backing capacity and rapid line pickup. and also reduced line memory. reinforced spokes cutting for lightest weight while strong enough for fighting the monsters Patent pending drag design - one revolution drag knob with patent pending hidden drag knob screw. engraved with numbered settings

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2019 Orvis Clearwater II Fly Reel, Fully Loaded Orvis Clearwater WF5F Fly Line

ReelFlyRod 2019 Orvis Clearwater II Fly Reel

Fully Loaded Orvis Clearwater WF5F Fly Line

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Piscifun Aoka Fly Fishing Reels with Cork Disc Drag System 3 4 wt Blue

Piscifun Aoka Fly Fishing Reels with Cork Disc Drag System 3 4 wt Blue

by Piscifun
What We like

Click Drag and Silent Retrieve- Quick spool release with easy left to right hand retrieve change.

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Product Features

  • Smooth Drag - Cork disc drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement.
  • Exquisite Appearance - Fully machined frame and die-cast spool; oversize handle, as with all of our reel series.
  • Mid-arbor Design - Reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup.

Smooth drag - cork disc drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. Mid-arbor design - reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup. Exquisite appearance - fully machined frame and die-cast spool; oversize handle, as with all of our reel series.

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