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Old 02-04-2010, 08:29 AM
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Default Re: The Fly Shop Reels? Looking for a Saltwater reel

Originally Posted by mrfzx View Post
I loved the Teton Tiogas. Inexpensive, but a fantatsic drag system. I have no experience with new Tetons, but they seem promising if they start to build some beefier models. I have a TFO 325 and also a 425. The drag is.....well I think I could stop my Tahoe with it. Its made of a huge graphite disc and a drawbar. The whole reel is black anodized. however they are a bit over your $250 maximum, look at the machined Prism reels from TFO. Very smooth and solid....and inexpensive.
I'm confused. So you're saying the TFO LA model is the one with the great drag but the Prism machined is more affordable?

LA - $289
Prism - $149

Just curious.
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