The name Pflueger has been around for some time. My first fly reel was a Pflueger although I do no remember the model it served me well over the years. However it finally gave out and I had to purchase a new reel recently I purchased one of the 7-8 weight Summit Series Fly reels and I must say that I am impressed with this new reel by Pflueger. While fighting steelhead here in Idaho I have enjoy the way the Summit Series is capable of handling these often aggressive fish.
This large arbor reel has two ball bearings and a one-way clutch bearing for especially smooth operation. Both the aluminum frame and spool are forged, machined, and anodized for improved strength, and they are also corrosion-resistant. The drag is a center disk system and delivers superior control to the line drag. The spool has is equipped with an easy-release switch and can be swapped out with a spare spool quickly if a line change is needed. It has a large rubber on the retrieve arm allowing for a secure grip while retrieving your line. This reel is also able to convert between right and left hand retrieve features.
If you wanting a good looking and performing reel for less than 100 bucks, I recommend choosing this one. It works very well, It is a bit wider than I imagined it would be yet it does seem to handle exceptionally well. Pflueger is a name that I believe and trust in and is also sold on my personal website. The newer series of Pflueger fly reels, meaning the Summit and Trion series are just great reel values for your money. I have gotten a lot of budding fly fisherman started using Pflueger fly reels. Pflueger has now made it possible to own a top end fly reel without the inflated price tag.
You owe it to yourself to take the time and look at one of these reels give one of them a try. The history and appeal of a Pflueger fly reel makes it a great reel to own and use.
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