Reel Balance

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HAVE YOU SPENT MUCH TIME THINKING ABOUT THE COUNTERWEIGHT ON YOUR FLY REEL? SOMEONE HAS. Odds are good you haven't spent a lot of time thinking about that little button opposite the handle on your fly reel. Some of you may have thought it was just...

Jesus Built My CCFX2

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WELL, JESUS AND KRISTEN...AND THE REST OF THE CREW AT NAUTILUS. Last month I while I was down in Miami I stopped in to see my friends Kristen Mustad and Jesus Marmol. My timing couldn't have been better. In addition to doing a little fishing, I...

Sunday Classic / What makes a fly reel worth the money?

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I RECEIVED THIS EMAIL THE OTHER DAY FROM MY GOOD FRIEND BRIAN BOGGS. "Louis, I'm looking for the right four-wt reel. I am of a mind to shop the low end for reels since I don't catch large fish that need to be fought on the...

G&G Beginner Series: Rods, Reels, and Ready-To-Fish Kits

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By Justin Pickett The first pieces of equipment we typically look for when getting into fly fishing are the rod and reel. After all, without those two things, there isn’t a whole lot of fishing that’s gonna get done. So what do you buy? Why do you...

New Reels From Allen Flyfishing

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Allen brings it home to the USA. Allen Flyfishing has been getting plenty of attention with their colorful fly reels aimed at the angler on a budget. The import models, starting as low as $139 for freshwater and $209 for salt, offer the some sweet features...