Originally Posted by Rip Tide
Not a click/ pawl, but I used a Medalist in the salt 18 years before I broke down and got my first disk drag. And that was only because I was tired of the constant maintenance. The lack of a machine drag didn't bother me one bit.
Disk drags are overrated in my book and in most cases not needed. It's a shame there's not more click/pawls on the market.
I'm sure you'll grumble at the price, but I was quite pleased to see these new click reels come out-
Hardy Ultralite CC Series Fly Reel : Fishwest Online Fly Shop
A heavily machined Hardy for under $200? Nice.