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    Red Truck Diesel Fly Reel 7/8 weight

    Item: 1982
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    Availability: In Stock Ready to Fish. Ships Next Business Day.
    Price: $199.95
    Special Price: $199.95

    Red Truck Diesel Fly Reel 7/8 weight:

    Taking its cues from steelhead angling tradition, blending classical aesthetics with contemporary function! 

    • The criteria were fairly simple: the reel had to be functional, durable, and beautiful. It had to look and sound like a fly reel. It had
      to have the appeal to stand the test of time. In short, it had to deserve to exist. Fully machined from anodized aluminum, the Diesel is corrosion-,
      scratch-, and impact-resistant. The proven click-pawl drag system is dependable, simple, and easily convertible from right to left-hand wind. Should you
      need to apply more pressure on fired-up trout and steelhead, the exposed palming rim is there for you.
    • The Diesel fly reel was designed for fishing for steelhead on single hand rods with a variety of line systems. Some of our favorites are swinging with shooting heads, skating dry flies, and indicator fishing. Smartly-sized for summer steelhead and Alaska rainbows, the Diesel 7/8 has more than ample backing and works more like a large arbor fly reel, due to its refined dimensions. 
    • The Diesel Fly Reel is machined with precision to keep even the thinnest running lines from slipping through the frame. When hooked to a fish, you’ll rejoice in the Diesel’s sweet sound, as the traditional “click and pawl” drag system sings its song. Not only does the click and pawl sound great but it’s perfect drag range will keep you from loosing fish. The click and pawl design is truly the set it and forget it approach to landing more steelhead. .  Although designed to pair well with a seven or eight weight single hand fly rod, this reel complements lighter switch and Spey rods, too.

    • Red Truck Diesel Fly Reels

    • When we set out to design the Diesel Series of fly reels, our main goal was to make reels that we ourselves would enjoy fishing forever.
      We jogged our memories for ideas from our favorite reels from the past and pored over our huge selection of modern designs, picking and choosing the
      features and styles that, to us, embody the perfect freshwater fly reel.

    • Weight: 6.0 oz.
    • Spool Diameter: 3.4 in.
    • Spool Width: 0.7 in.
    • Capacity: WF7F 140 yds. 20# ; WF8F 120 yds. 20#

    great experience

    Just wanted to thank you for the great experience with my first purchase from you! The diesel 7/8 reel is a perfect fit for my switch rod, and the fly boxes are a perfect starter for me. Appreciate the amazing quality of the reel ,and can't wait to land some steelhead with it. Thank you all again Christopher Garrett


    Diesel 7 Weight Reel

    I heard that the Red Diesel fly reel is a big trout fly angler’s “must-do” investment and being an enthusiastic trout angler, I had to give in to my curiosity. The reel has the looks that earn it the identity of a pure trout reel and its smart design and solid construction are perfect lures. I fell for its looks too. And I was pretty sure that I would fall for its performance as well. The reel can balance ample amount of backing and it is the best fit for 7 weight fly lines. The reel offers a smooth drag and this is just another reason why it is your best bet when it comes to landing a large raindows. I would definitely show a “Thumbs Up” for this fly reel because what matters at the end of the day, is the amazing sound of this classic clip and pawl reel when a fish runs across the river!


    Killer Reel

    Love my Diesel 7/8 reel! Such a value for the money....I use it as my "go to" steelhead reel here on the North Coast of CA. It is so simple and fun to fish. The classic look and machining is hands down some of the best I've seen. I have even taken it to a trip on Ascension Bay and managed a few bones with it!