Antique, Collectible Fly Fishing Reels
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HARDY BROS. LTD "MARQUIS" NO.1 SALMON FLY REEL W/SPARE SPOOL & POUCH!
Great condition Hardy Bros., of England "Marquis" No. 1 Salmon Fly Reel both mechanically and cosmetically! This is a 4" diameter reel. It is a right hand retrieve. It has a single screw line guide, a rear side plate drag adjustor, a ebonite handle grasp, a two screw spool release with lever and a full smooth alloy reel foot. It is loaded with backing material only. Comes with a spare spool in excellent condition also and comes in a Crown Royal cloth bag. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 19509Price $350.00
HARDY BROS. LTD "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. LTD "THE GOLDEN PRINCE" 8/9 FLY FISHING REEL W/BOX & REEL POUCH!
Hardy Bros.of England "The Golden Prince" 8/9 Fly Fishing Reel with 3 3/8" diameter. It is in basically unused condition! No flaws, no finish loss. Mechanically & cosmetically excellent. Has a two screw/lever spool release, a single screw line guard, an ebonite handle grasp, and full reel foot. Set currently for left hand retrieve. Comes with a Hardy Bros. zippered reel pouch and then the original box that is correct for reel. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 19513Price $359.00
HARDY BROS. LTD MIB CASCAPEDIA MK.III FLY REEL
Unused mint with papers from Hardy Bros. Ltd. is this "Cascapedia" MK III Fly Reel for 2,3,4 Wt. line. This reel has never had line on it! No damage! Balances well on 8' to 8'-6" rods. Drag adjustment on rear side plate. Classic "S" handle. Great reel by a great manufacture! Right or left hand retrieve. Comes with box, neoprene pouch, and paperwork. 2 7/8” diameter. 6 1/2 oz. Capacity DT3+85 yd. Click check. Made in England.SKU 18606Price $525.00
HARDY BROS. OF ENGLAND "THE PERFECT" 3 3/8" FLY REEL W/HARDY REEL POUCH W/ZIPPER!
Hardy Bros. of England "The Perfect" 3 3/8" Fly Reel with its Hardy zipper reel pouch! Double check system with strong click. Black ebonite handle grasp, agate stripping guide (no damage), rim mounted tension screw adjuster, and having an alloy smooth reel foot (not cut or filed). C.1970 with straight writing on the face plate. Mechanically excellent and cosmetically fine with only a few tiny nicks or marks on face plates, and the rims are excellent! Please click on our image to see additional closeups!SKU 19560Price $398.00
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. The reel has a few line grooves on one pillar. 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.LTD "MARQUIS" NO.3 SALMON FLY REEL W/ZIPPER REEL POUCH!
Great condition Hardy Bros., of England "Marquis" No. 3 Salmon Fly Reel both mechanically and cosmetically! This is a 4 1/8" diameter wide spool reel. It can be set for right or left hand retrieve (currently backing set for LH). It has a rear side plate drag adjustor, an ebonite handle grasp, a two screw spool release with lever and a full (not cut or filed) ribbed brass reel foot. Does not appear to have any major finish loss (very minor rubs in a couple of places like on one of rims. It is loaded with backing material only. Comes with an Hardy Bros. zipper reel pouch. Please click on its image to see additional closeups!SKU 19510Price $359.00
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 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
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
SAGE 506 (HARDY BROS.) FLY REEL W/FELT POUCH!
This is a Sage Fly Reel in excellent working condition and made by Hardy Bros. of England. It is Model 506 in Bronze finish. It has an ebony handle knob, two screw spool release, drag adjustment mounted on the rim, and a full uncut or filed reel foot! It was found with backing loaded on it. It has been fished showing minor rim rubs in a few spots but nothing that diminishes the collectable value or mechanical excellence of the reel. Has serial number of 2304 on reel foot side. It comes with a felt reel sack (after market item). Please click on its image to see additional pictures!SKU 19603Price $419.00
SCIENTIFIC ANGLERS BIG GAME SYSTEM TWO 8/9 FLY REEL W/SPARE SPOOL MADE IN ENGLAND W/ 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 $110.00