Antique, Collectible Fly Fishing Reels
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HARDY BROS. FLYWEIGHT 2 1/2" FLY REEL W/LEA. POUCH & BOX
Hardy Bros. Ltd. made in England 2 1/2" "Flyweight" fly reel with Hardy made leathered zippered reel pouch and box. It is in excellent condition mechanically and cosmetically showing only a couple of super tiny rubs. Full foot uncut, two screw spool release w/lever, black ebonite handle grasp, and single screw line guard. This reel is right hand retrieve and currently loaded with backing only. Excellent for 2,3, and 4 wt. rated fly line. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 19457Price $325.00
HARDY BROS.: "UNIQUA" 4" SALMON FLY REEL - RARE!
Hardy Uniqua wide drum reel, diameter 4". RHW. MKII check. It's in excellent shape, both cosmetically and mechanically. No line grooves. The original ebonite handle spins freely as it should. Single action reel with no tension adjustment (the rim regulator was an option). Gear teeth and pawls are in great shape with very sharp points. Frame has coin like edges. Reel weighs 12.4 oz. Original ribbed brass reel foot (straight and full-length). Spool width is 1 3/16". No wobble or end play . Telephone latch functions as it should. No signs of repair whatsoever on this reel. Bench stamped inside frame "TW" for Thomas Wilkinson. Hard to find in this condition! Loaded only with existing backing on the reel. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18788Price $389.00
HARDY BROS.: MARQUIS #6 FLY REEL W/ZIPPER REEL POUCH!
Hardy Bros. LTD. of England fly reel. It is the Marquis #6. It has a ebonite handle knob, two screw/lever spool release, single screw line guard, and smooth alloy foot! Excellent working condition! Cosmetically front rims show mottling but not pitted or rough. Drag adjustment on back side plate. Comes with Hardy zipper reel pouch! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18588Price $195.00
MONTAGUE RAPIDAN (UNMARKED) SKELETON 100YD FLY REEL!
MONTAGUE "RAPIDAN" skeleton fly fishing reel! This skeleton style fly reel is unmarked except for its line capaicty of 100 yds which is stamped on the bottom of the reel foot (100). Nice ivorine handle grasp, pillared arbor, all aluminum frame & spool, and a click adjustment on the back side. The click is strong and in great condition. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18100Price $89.00
ORVIS BATTENKILL 8/9 DISC FLY REEL MD. ENGLAND!
Excellent condition Orvis Battenkill Fly Reel with disc drag system! Size 8/9 which can handle 7,8,9 wt. line. Has two screw spool release w/lever. This reel was made in England to Orvis specifications! Rear face plate has drag adjustment. Comes with backing only and a felt reel pouch. Can be set for right or left hand retrieve (currently left) and note the two sided single screw line guide! Excellent mechanically as well as cosmetically. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18564Price $89.00
ORVIS CFO IV FLY REEL MADE IN ENGLAND MODEL W/POUCH!
Orvis Fly Reel their model CFO IV in green finish with gold color trim on metal spool release, reel foot and handle knob trim. This is a early model and marked "Made in England". At a diameter of 3 1/8" the IV is a great all around reel for 6-8 weight lines. Max capacity is WF6+150 20# or WF8+50 20#. The reel weighs 4.0 oz. It was made by Hardy Bros. Ltd. of England for Orvis. It can be converted to enable right or left hand retrieve. Currently it is set up for left hand retrieve. Line guide already in place to fish either way just need minor adjust within the spool. There is a drag adjustment knob on the back side plate. Note both side plates are ventilated which lightens this reel a lot and allows if necessary for quicker line drying. Reel foot is full length (not cut or filed). Mechanically excellent, cosmetically shows minor rubs at rim edges. Comes in a suede zipper pouch as found. Please click on its image for additional closeups!SKU 19340Price $279.00
PFLUEGER "PROGRESS" SKELETON FLY REEL 60yd
Pflueger "Progress" skeleton fly reel in gunmetal finish. This is the 60 yd. version (they made a 60 yd. & 80 yd.) Strong click with sliding ajustments on back side plate. Got its "skeleton" designation because of the open cutout side plates which allowed air to pass thru the reel to dry the silk fly line used then. All parts original to reel! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 17505Price $75.00
PFLUEGER "PROGRESS" SKELETON FLY REEL 80yd
Pflueger "Progress" skeleton fly reel in their high end two tone finish, a gunmetal frame and nickel over brass spool. This is the 80 yd. version (they made a 60 yd. & 80 yd.) Strong click with sliding ajustments on back side plate. Got its "skeleton" designation because of the open cutout side plates which allowed air to pass thru the reel to dry the silk fly line used then. All parts original to reel! Reel pouch in pictures is included! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 16719Price $119.00
PFLUEGER SUPREME NO.578 BIG GAME FLY REEL W/CASE & TOOL!
Pflueger Supreme No. 578 large capacity big game fly fishing reel in excellent++ condition! This single action fly reel has a star drag, the optional free-stripping shift lever, and quick take-apart system. All aluminum treated to resist corrosion! Chrome plated stainless steel line guard. Comes in its original zipper pouch with Pflueger Speede Oil, Run-free gear grease and Screwdriver, and papers! Can carry 350 yds 15 lb. test monofilament backing with 30 yds of Supreme Fly Line. Currently just backing loaded on this reel. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18948Price $169.00
ROGUE STEELHEAD & SALMON 3 7/8" FLY REEL LH!
This is a scarce Steelhead/Salmon Fly Reel made by John Shaw in the 1960's. Its' side plates measure 3 7/8" and the width of the spool is approximately 1". It has an unique drag system having an external lever that allows transition from a full stop to normal drag operation and then to free spool if needed. Click is strong and it sounds in either direction. The click sound has the option of being put into a silent mode by moving the unusual shape switch on the back side plate located to left of the "Rogue" name (again this only can be made silent on outbound line, inbound always has the click on). This particular fly reel is set up for left hand retrieve. Previously owned but in excellent condition mechanically and having minor finish rubs at the rims. Tough reel!SKU 19070Price $250.00
ROSS REELS "FLYWATER" NO.4 FLY REEL FOR 6,7,8 LINE WT. W/XTRA SPOOL
Ross Reels "Flywater No.4" fly fishing reel with a spare spool! Both appear new/unused in their original box's (reel has a neoprene Ross pouch). This model was designed to carry line weights of 6, 7, or 8. This reel is in their Black aluminum electrostatically coated finish. It is 3 3/4" in diameter and can be used as a right or left hand retrieve reel Has a quick release locking spool and a self lubricating drag system that is virtually maintenance free! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 19327Price $179.00
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS BIG GAME SYSTEM TWO 8/9 FLY REEL W/SPARE SPOOL MADE IN ENGLAND & ZIPPER SUEDE POUCH!
Scientific Anglers Heavy Duty System Two for 8/9 Fly Reel made in England including the spare spool for it! Both reel and spool come in a double stack suede zipper reel pouch. Great for steelhead and salmon! Drag adjustment on back sideplate. Approximate 3 3/4" diameter with about 1" arbor. Reel & spare spool both loaded with line & backing as found.Reel working fine! Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 18734Price $125.00
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS SYSTEM 11 MARQUIS STYLE SALMON FLY REEL
Scientific Anglers "System 11" Fly Fishing reel. This fly reel was made by Hardy Bros. of England and is so marked! It is comparable to Hardy's Marquis series. Ebonite handle crasp, two screw/lever spool release, and a drag adjustment on the back side plate. Single screw line guard. Currently set up for LH retrieve and can be converted to RHl! Ready for steelhead and salmon! Approximately 4" diameter and 1" spool width! Mechanically fine with a strong click! Cosmetically used with minor finish rubs at rims but overall a very nice reel. Reel pouch is included. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 19065Price $110.00
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS SYSTEM TWO SIZE 7/8 L FLY REEL!
Scientific Anglers System Two 7/8 L Fly Reel in excellent mechanical and cosmetic condition! Rated for 7/8 wt. line. Made in England. This reel has a 2 3/4" diameter and a 1" spool width. Ready to go fishing for those Bull Trout, Steelhead, & Salmon! Comes right hand wind but can easily be converted to left hand wind. Line guide set for either retrieve. Salt water rated as well. Comes in a felt reel pouch. Please click on its image to see additional images!SKU 19348Price $69.00