Vintage Fly Fishing Reels

Unlike regular spin-fishing reels, fly reels are not meant to help an angler cast or reel in a big one, although they can be used to help with that last task of fishing. Rather, they are mostly designed to hold the line neatly in one place. Single-action reels are the most common fly reels, getting their name from the fact that as the reel’s handle turns one full revolution, so does the spool holding the line. This can make spooling long...Continue Reading