Sage, Loop, Orvis, Nautilus, Hatch, Ross, Lamson, Abel, Tibor...
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Top Ranked Fly Reels and World Records by Each
1. Abel (56 world records)Abel's mission is to design and build the best, most reliable gear in the world! That they do... Abel Site
2. Tibor (50)Self-proclaimed maker of "The World's Finest Fly Reels." These reels are pieces of art and Fine pieces of equipment no doubt, and they catch fish, too. Tibor Site
3t. Orvis (10)A household name for outdoorsmen across the country, Orvis carries plenty more than fly rods and if you have a Dog, they're alyways welcome at their stores. Orvis Site
3t. Ross (10)"The No. 1 selling fly fishing reels in the USA." Colorado based, there you go
5. Fin-Nor (8)Fin-Nor makes everything from bass rods and spinning reels to saltwater combos, leading to more than 300 world records. Finnor Site
6t. Lamson (5)Waterworks-Lamson isn't your average fly fishing company, with outdoor roots that trace back to the bicylcle industry of all things they are leaders in reels also. http://www.waterworks-lamson.com/
6t. Loop (5)Based in Sweden, Loop was founded in 1979 by two young fly fishers who were eager to explore and fish areas that were previously impossible to reach. Thanks to the AEG guys and now in Colorado, the Hook Fly shop, you should check them out. Loop Site
8t. Redington (4)This Washington-based company was founded in 1992 and produces performance- and value-based rods, not bad at all . Redington Site
8t. Sage (4)In a "think green" move, Sage has recently downsized its print catalog and is focusing more of its resources on its Website, where you can find a new rod along with helpful resources like a cast analyzer. I have a few and will always continue to buy these great reels~ Sage Site
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