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Old 11-02-2013, 06:02 AM
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Not the most exotic of reels, this Lamson Guru, but I like the shot. Taking a bonefish break.

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Sep, you need to sell that shot to Lamson for their website!!


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Not the most exotic of reels, this Lamson Guru, but I like the shot. Taking a bonefish break.

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Sep,

That could be the cover of a vacation brochure for a warm and beautiful place, or the cover of the Lamson catalog.

That looks like one of those "wish you were here" moments.

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more beauties on here or sure!!


here's an old sportking 150 i recently picked up.

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cool old utilitarian fly reel

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For my sub 6wts. I have fallen in love with click/pawl reels and in particular the new Orvis Battenkill II and III's. Pictured here is ONE of my III's on my birthday gift from this weekend its a 9' Mystic Reaper 4wt.

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That looks like one of those "wish you were here" moments.

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bmbailes, that's yet another artful photo for this thread.
I'm also a fan of the classic looks of Orvis's new Battenkill reels plus it's a good value. I own that Mystic rod as well (another great fly fishing value) and found I needed a heavier real to balance it to my liking. But the Battenkill III is perfect for my 8' 3 wt. rod.


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MAD777- i thought i would want a heavier reel but i'm really liking the overall feel of it. and yes, these new battenkills just seem to be what i picture in a classic trout reel.
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Here's my latest aquisition, a black Ari't Hart ARAS with ported frame.
I'm told it's the only one of its kind in existence......

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