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Abel Switch Reel

$480.00 each
These are beautiful reels for your light Spey or Switch rod. All the refinement that Abel is legendary for housed in a classic form. Click pawl drag and full palming rim make this a classic vintage-style reel for salmon or steelhead.
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From Us:
Abel makes classic reels with a classic feel. They are NOT built with a disc drag. There is slight drag adjustability, but in our opinion it is mostly there to keep the reel from back lashing. When you get a big fish on you gotta palm it! 8.5 oz and perfect for 7 or 8 weight switch rods or 5, 6 or 7 weight Spey rods. The Abel Switch reel looks fantastic on all switch rods. 

From Abel: 
Lighter and slightly smaller than its big brother, the Abel Switch reel was introduced to be the perfect tool for the burgeoning switch rod community. It will easily hold 5/6/7 weight Switch or Spey lines with plenty of room for backing, without adding excess weight.

Reel frame, spool, drag knob and foot
-Made of 6061-T651 cold finished Aerospace grade aluminum
-Fully-enclosed classically designed frame
-Quick release spool
-Externally adjustable pawl click drag to prevent line overrun
-Stainless steel internals designed for both fresh and saltwater applications
-Made in the USA