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Abel Fly Reels

Abel Fly Reels

Established in 1987, the Abel name is synonymous with quality fly fishing products. Their fly fishing reels have set the industry standard for excellence. Steve Abel, the Abel behind the company name, was schooled as a machinist in the aerospace industry. Frustrated with the fly reels available to the demanding saltwater angler, he set out to create the "perfect fly reel;" and as Steve will gladly admit, he became obsessed with this pursuit. The time and effort Abel craftsmen have spent developing their superb reels becomes clear the first time you fish with one.
Go ahead splurge, you will never regret having a gentleman's knife.
Price: $249.95
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New blade design for 2012!



In our quest to always improve, Abel has re-designed the blade by
increasing the thickness from .095 to .120 of an inch.  In addition to
the improved thickness,  we've also increased the cutting edge by 20%.
The blade is available with a flat grind and non-serrated only.



Our files are filled with stories from anglers (both fly and
conventional) who used a knife to get out of trouble: from the guy who
stabbed a rogue bear in Canada to the fellow who tripped in a steelhead
river and used his blade to cut himself free from loose flyline that had
wrapped his feet.



The AbelBlade knife is constructed of the finest components and
materials including Made in the USA high carbon, high chrome, 154CM
knife grade stainless steel. It has been hardened to 60RC; the handle or
frame of the knife is cold finished 6061-T6 aircraft quality aluminum.



While the blades of some knives can collapse, the “liner-lock,” (the
blade-locking mechanism) – of fine heat treated spring steel – can’t
close until you deliberately move it to the side with your thumb, thus
allowing the blade to fold back. It is engineered for quick,
single-handed use... vital when you need to hang onto a rod while
cutting a snagged anchor rope, cut away brush while float-tubing or cut
through a streamside tangle. It’s a must while camping, or on a float
trip.



The heavy-duty (removable) spring steel pocket clip has been designed
to fit on the outside of your shirt, pants, wading shorts or wader
pocket with the knife securely inside.



This is essentially a custom knife that is available with or without a
serrated blade. These knives are produced in limited numbers in our shop

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Features:

  • Designed, Manufactured and Assembled in the USA
  • Anodized aluminum body construction 
  • Available in all Abel Finishes
  • 2 Year limited warranty on the jaws after initial purchase

Materials:

  • Screws - 303 Stainless Steel
  • Body - T-6061 T6 Aluminum
  • Pin - 316 Stainless Steel

Specifications:

  • Weight: 2.3 ounces
  • Blade: 2.85"
  • Length: 6.75"
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When can you have the best in the world for 75 bucks? Go ahead your fishing deserves Abel quality.
Price: $74.95
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Features:

  • Designed, Manufactured and Assembled in the USA
  • Anodized aluminum body construction 
  • Replaceable jaws - machined out of premium grade stainless steel, then heat treated to 58-60rc
  • Saltwater resistant
  • Engineered to Cut 7x - 100 lb mono and braid line.
  • Available in all Abel Finishes
  • 2 Year limited warranty on the jaws after initial purchase

Materials:

  • Screws - 303 Stainless Steel
  • Body - T-6061 T6 Aluminum
  • Jaws - Crucible CPM S35VN
  • Pin - 316 Stainless Steel

Specifications:

  • Weight: .7 ounces
  • Height: .420"
  • Length: 1.800"
  • Top Width: .710"
  • Bottom Width: .560"
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5" x 2.5"
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Skillfully machined from solid blocks of high molecular density cold finished 6061-T6 aluminum and 303 stainless steel, Abel reels maintain an ideal balance of durability, weight and performance. Every possible facet of Abel reels are beautifully ported, or ventilated, by CNC (Computer Numerical Control) lathes and mills without compromising structural integrity. In fact, every machinable part, right down to the stainless screws, is produced in Abel’s Camarillo, California facility to insure the utmost in quality control. All parts are hand polished before assembly. The result is a light, yet extremely robust reel that can survive a lifetime of fishing. Though their outward appearance exudes precision, with an Abel reel, it's what is inside that really counts.

At the center of every Abel Big Game and Super Series Reel is a large cork composite disk actuated by a draw bar through the center of the reel. This cork drag system is elegantly simple, with very few parts, yet, is highly effective. As the drag knob is tightened, the back of the spool is drawn against the cork drag disk. This large drag surface can create a substantial amount of friction and thus can effectively slow a powerful fish. The resultant heat is the reason that many reel drag systems fail. However, the Abel open draw bar utilizes the entire spool and frame to dissipate this heat quicker than any other drag design. Cork is the only durable drag material that is compressible, offering a very low start-up inertia and silky-smooth transition with a wide range of adjustability The results speak for themselves; fly reels that have been the most successful in landing fish over 100 pounds, and, therefore, operate more smoothly and survive the greatest amounts of stress, have draw bar drags. That’s why, according to the International Game Fish Association, Abel Fly Fishing Reels landed more World Records in 2006 than any other brand.

The Leland Team has fished Abel reels all over the world, from New Zealand to Nantucket, and they have consistently landed fish without problem, time and time again. Whether pursuing ocean giants or fishing your favorite trout stream, you can count on your Abel Reel.