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Fly Reel Reviews

Professional fly fishing guide opinions and fields tests recommendations for choosing the right reel from those fly fishing Colorado rivers daily.

Waterworks-Lamson Guru Reel Review

I’d like to preface this review by saying this – if you’re looking for a reel that is both reliable and affordable, look no further.  I own 3 of these reels and I can’t say enough about how much I like them. The Guru is Lamson’s lowest priced fully machined reel.  Fully machined reels are not only more durable than pressure-cast reels, they are also lighter.  Like all of Lamson’s machined reels, the Guru and Read More

Lamson Waterworks ULA Force SL Fly Reel Review

How does Lamson do it?  They keep making reels lighter and lighter.   Every time Lamson releases a new reel, I say there is no way it can get any better.  Well….it has gotten better, much better.  The Lamson ULA Force SL, is as light as it gets.  From what I can see, there is no way to machine anymore out of a reel and still maintain durability and keep the conical drag system.  The ULA Read More

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