Vintage Fly Reel- Fly Fishing Gear

Vintage Fly Reel

Vintage Fly Reels are heirlooms passed on from past generations of awesome fly fishing anglers. If vintage fly reels could talk, I'm sure the stories would whine and strip fly line after line. Back when there were big fish, our grandfathers would reel in, strip out and play these giant salmon until they were finally landed.

Vintage fly reels have their place in an angler's arsenal of fly fishing equipment.

Vintage Meisselbach Featherlight No 270 Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage Meisselbach Featherlight No 270 Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage Fly Fishing Reel made in USA would be Great decoration piece Man Cave +
Vintage Fly Fishing Reel made in USA would be Great decoration piece Man Cave +
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Vintage Skeleton Style Fly Fishing Reel Made in USA
Vintage Skeleton Style Fly Fishing Reel Made in USA
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VINTAGE BRISTOL NO 65 FLY FISHING REEL MADE IN USA WITH BOX
VINTAGE BRISTOL NO 65 FLY FISHING REEL MADE IN USA WITH BOX
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VINTAGE PFLUEGER MEDALIST 1495 FLY REEL ROUND LINE GUIDE WITH METAL LATCH
VINTAGE PFLUEGER MEDALIST 1495 FLY REEL ROUND LINE GUIDE WITH METAL LATCH
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Vintage Ocean City 76 Fly Fishing Reel Made in USA
Vintage Ocean City 76 Fly Fishing Reel Made in USA
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Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage Pflueger Medalist 1494 Fly Fishing Reel
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 $6.54
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VINTAGE JULIUS VOM HOFE 4 HARD RUBBER TROUT FLY FISHING REEL
VINTAGE JULIUS VOM HOFE 4 HARD RUBBER TROUT FLY FISHING REEL
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 $102.50
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VINTAGE JULIUS VOM HOFE 3 HARD RUBBER TROUT FLY FISHING REEL MARKED
VINTAGE JULIUS VOM HOFE 3 HARD RUBBER TROUT FLY FISHING REEL MARKED
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Vintage Ocean City No 35 Fly Fishing Reel
Vintage Ocean City No 35 Fly Fishing Reel
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Vintage fly reels

have been studied by fly fishting reel manufacturers, refined, redesigned and remodeled. They modified the reel drag system, the design and the arbor sizes to come up with revolutionary fly angling equipment. From the beginning, anglers wanted a rod reel combo that would let them hone their fly casting skills. Some of the early fly fishing reels were masterpieces and world class anglers sought after them.

Fly fishing anglers knew they had a great fly fishing reel. Only the test of time could create a great opportunity for these fly fishing reels to become vintage models. Crafters would put time and effort in creating quality products regardless of the endless profit line. They wanted to go fly fishing with fly gear they could be proud of.

Some of the antique fly fishing reels lacked in the looks department, but they are still in use today. Antique fishing tackle may need some restoration or repair. Collectors may want to keep the vintage original in their original condition. Some of the brand name collectibles are worth more in memories than money for the seasoned anglers.

Prestige fly fishing reels in mint condition can still be found in attics and treasure chests. Anglers tend to keep their rod reel combos as heirlooms instead of selling them to strangers. Fly fishing is a family sport that bonds anglers with fly fishing gear and memories. Collecting vintage fishing reels is a hobby that is replacing the fly fishing leisure activity that some of the older anglers can still enjoy.

It would be a reel drag if we lost these historical treasures.

 

 

 

 

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