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Top Pick

  • Brand:Lew’s
  • Material:Synthetic
  • Hand Orientation:Left Hand
  • Handle Material:Aluminum
  • Fishing Line Type:Monofilament
  • Bearing Material:Stainless Steel

Value for Money

  • Brand:Piscifun
  • Material:Aluminum
  • Hand Orientation:Ambidextrous
  • Color:Black
  • Handle Material:Aluminum
  • Item Weight:6.24 Ounces
  • Fishing Line Type:Fly
  • Bearing Material:Stainless Steel

Honorable Mention

  • Brand:Piscifun
  • Material:Aluminum
  • Hand Orientation:Ambidextrous
  • Color:Fly Reel Black
  • Handle Material:Aluminum
  • Fishing Line Type:Fly
  • Bearing Material:Stainless Steel

Best Fly Fishing Reels

Top 10 Best Fly Fishing Reels

1
Why we chose it
  • SILKY SMOOTH DRAG – Multi-disc cork and stainless steel drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. Accurate click drag and silent retrieve.
  • Mid-ARBOR DESIGN – Reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup.
  • THREE-YEAR WARRANTY – Your reel has been set at the factory for left-hand retrieve. To convert your reel to right-hand retrieve, please contact us for guidance.
  • SOLID and LIGHT WEIGHT – Precision CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability Larger CNC hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.
  • CORROSION RESISTANCE – Hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity.
Piscifun Sword Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 Weights(Black, Gunmetal, Pink, Space Gray): image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
2
Why we chose it
  • Rugged One-way bearing for quick and easy left-to-right hand retrieval switchdisc drag for putting serious pressure on the fish
  • Color: Silver, Black, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout and Brook Trout
  • ONE-YEAR-WARRANTY we as a 16 years fly reel factory, offer No Hassle warranty for all our reels. If you are not 100% satisfied with our reel, you can return it in any time.
  • Strong and Durable All-aluminum construction, Large arbor design for rapid line retrieval
  • OUTSTANDING VALUE this reel incorporates all of the features of reels that costing much more money. We just wish to bring the experience of Fly fishing to more people
M MAXIMUMCATCH Maxcatch ECO Large Arbor Fly Fishing Reel (3/4wt 5/6wt 7/8wt) and Pre-Loaded Fly Reel with Line Combo: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Top Pick
3

Lew’s Custom Inshore Speed Spool Baitcast Reel

240 ratings | 3 offers | 240 Reviews
Price: $157.7$280
Why we chose it
  • High strength solid brass Speed Gears, precision cut on Hamai CNC machines
  • Premium 10-bearing system with double-shielded stainless steel ball bearings and Zero Reverse one-way clutch bearing
  • Forged, double anodized aluminum deep U style 32mm spool
  • Strong, lightweight C45 carbon sideplate on handle side and graphite palming sideplate
  • One-piece aluminum frame with drain ports
Lew's Custom Inshore Speed Spool Baitcast Reel: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
4
Why we chose it
  • Precisely Cnc Machined – Strong yet lightweight anodized 6061 T6 aluminum, sports a heavily ventilated spool to shed weight yet keep its strength.
  • Large Arbor Design – Picks up line fast to give you the edge over freshwater and saltwater species.
  • Lifetime Warranty – The fly reel has been set at the factory for left-hand retrieve. To convert your reel to right-hand retrieve, please contact us for guide.
  • Fully Sealed Carbon-To-Stainless Drag – Impervious to water, sand and grit, requiring no maintenance except for simple rinsing. Can be used for both fresh and saltwater fishing.
  • Click Retrieve And Positive Click Drag Knob – Provides accurate and repeatable drag settings. An aggressive diamond knurling on the drag knob permits easier grasp and adjustment mid-battle.
Piscifun Platte Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor Fully Sealed Drag with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 (Gunmetal,Black,Ice Blue): image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
5

Redington ZERO Fly Reel

322 ratings | 6 offers | 322 Reviews
Price: $64.79$109.99
Why we chose it
  • Lightest reel in its class
  • LARGE arbor design speeds retrieve and reduces line memory
  • Unmachinable, unique die-cast construction, Super-lightweight design with quick-change spool, Easily converts to left or right hand retrieve
  • Twin molded, soft-touch ergonomic handles, Spring loaded, clicker drag system
Redington ZERO Fly Reel: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
6
Why we chose it
  • Corrosion Resistance – Hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity.
  • Mid-Arbor Design – Reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup.
  • Three-Year Warranty – Your reel has been set at the factory for left-hand retrieve. To convert your reel to right-hand retrieve, please contact us for guidance.
  • Silky Smooth Drag – Multi-disc cork and stainless steel drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement. Accurate click drag and silent retrieve.
  • Solid And Lighter Weight – Precision CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy for high-impact durability Larger CNC hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.
Piscifun Sword ‖ Fly Fishing Reel Lighter Weight with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8(Black, Green): image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
7
Why we chose it
  • FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY!If Any Problem about The Product,Please Contact Us Firstly and Our Customer Service Will Solve It for You Soon.Your reel has been set at the factory for left-hand retrieve. If you want convert your reel to right-hand retrieve, please contact us for guidance.
  • 2 1 Ball Bearings and 1:1 Gear Ratio, One-way roller bearing engages drag in one direction,Strong All-aluminum construction, Large arbor design for smooth immediate drag engagement accurate click drag and silent retrieve.
  • .A killer freshwater fly reel for multi-species fishing in rivers, lakes, streams, creeks. Ideal for all around fly fishing species such as Trout, Grayling, Salmon and other predatory fish.
  • This fly reel is made of CNC-machined 6061-T6 aluminum alloy,that made it more durable and corrosion resistant in all environment.larger CNC hollow design makes the reel lighter than ordinary ones.
  • Finely machined and knurled metal screw caps to loosen the spool and easy to change left to right hand retrieval conversion.Hard anodized for surface protection increases abrasion resistance and weather fastness Cold forged and tempered for superior strength and rigidity.
Sougayilang Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor 2+1 BB with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body and Spool in Fly Reel Sizes 5/6,7/8: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
8
Why we chose it
  • Precisely Cnc Machined – Strong yet lightweight anodized 6061 T6 aluminum, sports a heavily ventilated spool to shed weight yet keep its strength.
  • Fully Sealed Carbon-to-STAINLESS DRAG – Impervious to water, sand and grit, requiring no maintenance except for simple rinsing. Can be used for both fresh and saltwater fishing.
  • Click Drag And Silent Retreive – Click drag design provides accurate adjustment. The Crest reel features an innovative crew free spool disassembly design, easy to change the hand retrieve.
  • Large Arbor Design – The U-shaped arbor limits line memory and, paired with the large, flared cranking handle, allows for rapid line pick-up. The fast line pick-up gives you the edge over freshwater and saltwater species.
  • Lifetime Warranty – Piscifun offers Life Time Warranty for all Crest fly reels without Human Damage problem. The Crest fly reel has been set at the factory for left-hand retrieve. To convert your reel to right-hand retrieve, please contact us for guide.
Piscifun Crest Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor Fully Sealed Drag Saltwater CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Fly Reel 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 (Green,Black): image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
9

Pflueger Automatic Fly Reel

297 ratings | 5 offers | 297 Reviews
Price: $31.74$40.14
Why we chose it
  • Aluminum alloy frame and spool, 7/8-Inch width
  • Main spring release and fold down trigger for easy storage
  • Stainless steel foot and line guard
  • Famous for our innovations and dependability
  • Stainless steel main spring
  • World’s leading rod and reel manufacturers
  • Made using the highest quality components
Pflueger Automatic Fly Reel: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
10
Why we chose it
  • Smooth Drag – Cork/Teflon disc drag system with one-way clutch bearing for smooth immediate drag engagement.
  • Exquisite Appearance – Fully machined frame and die-cast spool oversize handle, as with all of our reel series.
  • Click Drag and Silent Retrieve- Quick spool release with easy left to right hand retrieve change.
  • Three Year Warranty – Your reel has been set at the factory for left-hand retrieve. To convert your reel to right-hand retrieve, please contact us for guidance.
  • Mid-arbor Design – Reducing line memory while also facilitating lightning-quick line pickup.
Piscifun Aoka Fly Fishing Reel Aluminum with Cork Disc Drag System: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Top Pick
Lew's Custom Inshore Speed Spool Baitcast Reel
The Custom Inshore SLP’s innovative fast starting forged, double anodized aluminum deep U style 32mm spool holds 140 yards of 12-pound monofilament. The new Lew’s combat grip pad on the thumb bar adds comfort and control to each and every cast. The Custom Inshore Speed Spool’s smoothness and durability come from its premium 10-bearing system with sealed corrosion resistant stainless steel ball bearings and Zero Reverse anti-reverse one-way clutch bearing. The reel has a one-piece aluminum frame with a strong, lightweight carbon handle sideplate with a graphite palming sideplate.
Ranking the Brands
Piscifun: 50.00%
M MAXIMUMCATCH: 10.00%
Lew’s: 10.00%
Redington: 10.00%
Sougayilang: 10.00%
Pflueger: 10.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: Piscifun Sword Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 Weights(Black, Gunmetal, Pink, Space Gray): imageСomparison: M MAXIMUMCATCH Maxcatch ECO Large Arbor Fly Fishing Reel (3/4wt 5/6wt 7/8wt) and Pre-Loaded Fly Reel with Line Combo: imageСomparison: Lew's Custom Inshore Speed Spool Baitcast Reel: imageСomparison: Piscifun Platte Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor Fully Sealed Drag with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 (Gunmetal,Black,Ice Blue): imageСomparison: Redington ZERO Fly Reel: imageСomparison: Piscifun Sword ‖ Fly Fishing Reel Lighter Weight with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8(Black, Green): imageСomparison: Sougayilang Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor 2+1 BB with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body and Spool in Fly Reel Sizes 5/6,7/8: imageСomparison: Piscifun Crest Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor Fully Sealed Drag Saltwater CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Fly Reel 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 (Green,Black): imageСomparison: Pflueger Automatic Fly Reel: imageСomparison: Piscifun Aoka Fly Fishing Reel Aluminum with Cork Disc Drag System: image
Piscifun Sword Fly Fishing Reel with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 Weights(Black, Gunmetal, Pink, Space Gray)M MAXIMUMCATCH Maxcatch ECO Large Arbor Fly Fishing Reel (3/4wt 5/6wt 7/8wt) and Pre-Loaded Fly Reel with Line ComboLew’s Custom Inshore Speed Spool Baitcast ReelPiscifun Platte Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor Fully Sealed Drag with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 (Gunmetal,Black,Ice Blue)Redington ZERO Fly ReelPiscifun Sword ‖ Fly Fishing Reel Lighter Weight with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body 3/4, 5/6, 7/8(Black, Green)Sougayilang Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor 2+1 BB with CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Body and Spool in Fly Reel Sizes 5/6,7/8Piscifun Crest Fly Fishing Reel Large Arbor Fully Sealed Drag Saltwater CNC-machined Aluminum Alloy Fly Reel 5/6, 7/8, 9/10 (Green,Black)Pflueger Automatic Fly ReelPiscifun Aoka Fly Fishing Reel Aluminum with Cork Disc Drag System
BrandPiscifunM MAXIMUMCATCHLew’sPiscifunRedingtonPiscifunSougayilangPiscifunPfluegerPiscifun
MaterialAluminumAluminumSyntheticAluminumPlasticAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
Hand OrientationAmbidextrousLeft HandAmbidextrousAmbidextrousAmbidextrousAmbidextrousAmbidextrousLeft Hand
ColorFly Reel BlackBlack Fly Reel (Without Line)BlackBlackBlackA-GoldenBlackBlackBlue Reel
Handle MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumStainless SteelStainless SteelAluminumStainless SteelAluminum
Fishing Line TypeFlyFlyMonofilamentFlyFlyFlyFlyFlyFlyFly
Bearing MaterialStainless SteelAluminumStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless SteelAluminumAluminumStainless SteelAluminum
Item Weight4.5 Ounces6.24 Ounces0.3 Pounds0.25 Pounds0.33 Pounds11.2 Ounces20 Pounds

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