The Home of Quality Vintage Fishing Tackle  –   View Shopping Cart


Matching Results: Fly Reels

REDUCED Intrepid 3.5″ Fly reel in box

REDUCED Intrepid 3.5″ Fly reel in box£ 7.00

A simple, hard wearing reel that was around (in various guises) for so long its hard to remember when a version wasn’t for sale! This version is the Morritt’s incarnation – black paint finish (90%+ intact) – with constant check, and comes in its original red plastic “clam shell” box. Still cheap and cheerful – […]

REDUCED Ryobi 444 fly reel in case

REDUCED Ryobi 444 fly reel in case£ 25.00

“As new” example of this popular entry level fly reel.

4″ Horton (Glasgow) Salmon reel with raised check housing

4″ Horton (Glasgow) Salmon reel with raised check housing£ 60.00

This famous Scottish maker was longer lived than most – trading between 1865 and 1910 – and this is a fine example of their output. With blackened brass finish (almost all of this original finish is still intact) the reel has a horn handle in brass cup, pillared construction, raised check housing and typical pierced […]

3.75″  Charles Farlow brass salmon reel

3.75″ Charles Farlow brass salmon reel£ 100.00

Bearing the 191 The Strand address dates this reel to the period 1852-84 (probably more like 1852-70) and is a fine example by this famous maker. Of wide drum construction (1.75″ between the plates), the reel has no check mechanism, brass pillared construction and crank wind operation. The handle is turned ivory (one vertical crack, […]

RARE 3.75″ A & G Wilson (Edinburgh) brass narrow drum winch with folding handle

RARE 3.75″ A & G Wilson (Edinburgh) brass narrow drum winch with folding handle£ 250.00

A scarce reel by this respected Scottish maker dating from around 1850-60, and marked with their usual boast “Fishing and Tackle Makers to HRHPA” (Prince Albert) alongside the makers’ engraved details to the face plate. Of crank wind construction the reel is of very high quality – with the lovely detail of a fold away […]

REDUCED: Hardy Perfect 3 3/8″ Fly Reel

REDUCED: Hardy Perfect 3 3/8″ Fly Reel£ 155.00

First made in 1890 the Hardy Perfect is, for most, the quintessential fly reel. Beloved of collectors and anglers alike it is the reel upon which Hardy built its fame and went through many iterations. This reel is from the Perfect’s classic alloy period and has a Duplicated Mark II check. With single handle, correct […]

2 3/8″ Alloy and brass trout reeel

2 3/8″ Alloy and brass trout reeel£ 38.00 Sold Out

Perfect little constant check brass plate-wind reel (un-named) with brass reel foot, 3 pillar construction, polished wood handle and still loaded with silk line. Would make a great user reel with a brook rod or a lovely decorative piece.

Farlow Python 4″ Salmon Reel (WD)

Farlow Python 4″ Salmon Reel (WD)£ 75.00

In its original card box (writing to lid from previous owner and with rip to side label) this is a solidly built reel by Farlows, loaded with DT #10 line and with sliding adjuster. Nickel line guard with “Holdfast” logo, reel retaining most (80%+) of its enamel finish (lost in usual places – rims etc. […]

Hardy St. George MK II 3 3/4″ Reel with agate line guard (boxed)

Hardy St. George MK II 3 3/4″ Reel with agate line guard (boxed)£ 250

This is a great sized fly reel from the famous Hardy Bros. firm that you could use for trout or salmon fishing – ebonite handle, alloy foot, 2 screw drum latch (dating this to the c.1950’s) with a white agate line guide and rim mounted tension screw. Lightly used only and in great condition (see photos): comes in its […]

2 1/4″ Brass Trout Reel

2 1/4″ Brass Trout Reel£ 38.00

This unamed trout reel is undoubtedly by a good maker – its a great little size, with a horn handle, 3 pillar construction, plate wind and constant check mechanism, the reel is in great condition for its age (c. 1900-10).