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Abel Classic Fly Reel Solid Colors


Introduced to meet the demands of silver-chasing, long-rod casting fanatics of the Pacific Northwest and beyond, the Classic series was created with the "classic" steelhead/salmon reel in mind.  As is every other Abel reel they are machined from lightweight aluminum, but differ from the Super Series in that they fitted with a stong, beautiful sounding click-and-pawl drag system, and capacities for any two-handed casting application.

CLASSIC - The Abel Classic brings back the traditional look and feel of an ultra-lightweight Spey reel, but with the perfect modern fit and finish expected of an Abel.

 Solid or Ventilated
3/4/5 Weight Lines


SWITCH - Lighter and slightly smaller than its big brother, the Abel Switch reel was introduced to be the perfect tool for the burgeoning switch rod community. It will easily hold 5/6/7 weight Switch or Spey lines with plenty of room for backing, without adding excess weight.

 Solid or Ventilated
5/6/7 Weight Spey Lines


SPEY - A perfect fit for those on big water throwing Spey and Skagit lines in the 8/9/10 category. The standard arbor gives plenty of room for the thickest of lines, making it large in capacity and light on weight.


 Solid or Ventilated

8-9/10 Weight Spey Lines
  • Reel frame, spool, drag knob and foot
    Made of 6061-T651 cold finished Aerospace grade aluminum
  • Fully-enclosed classically designed frame
  • Available with either a solid or ventilated spool
  • Quick release spool
  • Externally adjustable pawl click drag to prevent line overrun
  • Stainless steel internals designed for both fresh and saltwater applications
  • Made in the USA