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Old 12-30-2011, 09:59 AM
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Default Re: Reel Love, the fly reel thread

Having missed this thread until a few days ago because i usually dont wander down the forums list this far, i would like to open with a reel i just received yesterday.

I got this from my dad who got it from his uncle at his death. The same great uncle to me whose old fly boxes i received a couple years ago when he died that finally got me motivated to learn to fly fish.

My "new" Berkley 510 fly reel....

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Sorry for the poor quality, they are pics from my phone.

So, anyone have any personal experience with this reel? I would love to know just about anything about them. I cant really find any info on them online, just an auction or two. I need to find some line to put on it as well. I am assuming that it is in the 4/5 wt range.

I also recieved an old Eagle Claw spin/fly fish backpack rod(model UPR601) at the same time.
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