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The Curated Take
This fly reel is designed and built to emulate the classic fly reels. Built with a click and pawl drag, this reel has few moving parts that can fail. A fly angler is is looking for a classical reel with a click and pawl drag system should consider this fly reel.
- This is a reliable, easy to use click and pawl reel.
- This reel has a classic look and feel.
- The reel is machined from bar stock aluminum for durability.
- This is a click and pawl reel. This drag is not as strong as a disc drag.
The Orvis Battenkill Reel is the old, proven, traditional standard reel from Orvis. This reel is for the purist who enjoys the sound of a click pawl reel. Perfect for balancing with a small stream fly rod. This is a classic reel that still has its place for traditional anglers. Key Features:
- Click Pawl Drag – The simplicity of the drag system means very few pieces to break. There is also nothing more pleasant than the sound of a running fish fighting a click pawl drag system.
- Easy Adjustable Right/Left Hand Retrieve – This reel is very easy to change the retrieve based on angler preference.
- Heavy Bar Stock Aluminum – Heavy Bar Aluminum creates added durability without the extra weight.