Originally Posted by fishiowa
Just saw (in a catalog) a redesigned for 2013 Battenkill with internally adjustable click and pawl drag, machined bar stock aluminum and weighs from 2.8 to 3.2 oz. $98, looks like a contender for light rods. I couldn't find it on the Orvis site yet. Anyone see one in person?
It looks like a nice reel. Supposedly ships late March 2013 and available first week of April.
You need a very light or short rod to balance with this light reel.