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Abel Reels

Founded in 1987, Abel Reels started as a side project in Steve Abel's aerospace machine shop and has grown into one of the most respected reel manufacturers in the industry. In the 80's, when most high-end fly reels were arriving from overseas, Abel was producing reels here in the United States, making a reputation with super-tight tolerances and strong, lightweight billet aluminum. Abel was the first company to bring machined fishing pliers to market, and the first to offer handpainted, artist-series finishes on their reels. From classic designs like the Trout Series, to the big-game, large-arbor juggernauts of the Super Series, there is an Abel reel for any fish, and every reel is an entirely US-made masterpiece.

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Eric Bloom
Abel Super Reel 4N- Large Arbor
"Great 4wt. reel"

Love my Able reels. Best reels available when you get them on sale. No reel is better crafted. Has a powerful smooth drag and nice knob. I have this in black, on a 4wt. Winston b3+.
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Abel 6/7 Sealed Drag Reel - Large Arbor
"Amazing reels"

Best reel I've ever owned. Powerful smooth sealed drag and a clicker that sounds like a reel should. Nice large arbor.
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