Fly reel reviews

Fly reel reviews covering fly fishing reels from many leading brands including Orvis, Sage, Greys, Hardy, Loop, Wychwood, Airflo and Vision. Our impartial fly reel reviews are based on real world fly fishing usage on UK stillwaters and rivers.

Loop Opti fly reel review

The Loop Opti fly reel is arguably one of the most desirable on the market and features...

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Loop Q fly reel review

The Loop Q fly reel is a well made large arbour die-cast aluminium reel which shares...

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How to choose a fly reel

A beginner's guide to choosing your first fly reel to help you pick the right one for...

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Snowbee Onyx Cassette fly reel review

The Snowbee Onyx Cassette fly reel is made from machined die-cast aluminium and is well...

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Guideline Favo fly reel review

The new Guideline Favo fly reel is a stylish die-cast aluminium reel with a strong drag...

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Greys GTS500 fly reel review

The Greys GTS500 fly reel is the cheaper sibling to the GTS700 cassette fly reel. Made...

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Loop Multi fly reel review

The Loop Multi fly reel is beautifully made from die cast aluminium and features a...

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Vision Valu fly reel review

The Vision Valu fly reel is a die cast aluminium fly reel based on a similar design to...

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Greys GTS700 fly reel review

The Greys GTS700 is a machined aluminium fly reel which uses cassette spools, making it...

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Wychwood Truefly SLA fly reel review

The Wychwood Truefly SLA fly reel is described as super large arbour and comes with a...

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Sonik SKS fly reel review

Sonik SKS fly reel's are simple, stylish and well made. They're great value for money...

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Greys GX900 fly reel review

The Greys GX900 fly reel is a very well priced machined aluminium fly reel and can...

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Vision Deep fly reel review

The Vision Deep fly reel has an extra deep spool to allow you to fit on a bigger line,...

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Choosing a fly reel

Fly reels are relatively simple bits of fly fishing gear and it's fairly easy to choose...

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Sage 2200 series fly reel review

If you're looking for a really stylish, well made fly reel and have a mid-range budget...

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Airflo Xceed fly reel review

The Airflo Xceed fly reel is made from machined aluminium and looks and feels pretty...

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Orvis Battenkill fly reel review

The Orvis Battenkill fly reel is based on a classic Orvis design and uses a click pawl...

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Orvis Access Mid Arbor fly reel review

The Orvis Access Mid Arbor Reel is a stunning and beautifully made fly reel and comes...

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Wychwood Flow fly reel review

The Wychwood Flow fly reel is a reasonable choice if you're after a decent low priced...

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