Wright & McGill Dragon Fly Reel
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- Precision machined from bar stock aluminum
- Large precision graphite disc drag system
- Super-large arbor design
- Includes protective storage case
The Dragon Fly Reel from Wright and McGill features state-of-the-art design and space age materials. The Dragon Fly Reel's incredible lightweight design, superior drag performance, and breathtaking beauty make it a top choice for the discriminating fly fisher. This reel is precision machined from 6061 aluminum bar stock, and features a large precision graphite disc drag system and super-large arbor design. Includes a protective storage case.
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Rated 1 out of 5 by AKsalmonchaser Dragon Fly reel review
The fit and finish of the reel is very nice and impressive. I was astonishingly impressed with the drag system after the first three chum salmon I caught. I couldn't believe how well the reel performed. Then after about the 10th fish straight, the reel started to act up.
First it was the reel handle, the little screw came loose and I about the lost the handle in the river. I had to strip all of the line off the reel just to get to the very small set screw for the handle.
Next, the drag started to have problems, at first it would loosen then after another fish, it just completely quit working. I could tighten it and it would loosen up after the first tug of line.
Then the reel handle loosened up again and again and the drag quit working all together. I was fighting 10-15 lb Chum salmon in a river in the middle of nowhere in Alaska with nothing but the pressure I put against the reel from my palm. This reel is trashed now, its ruined. I will send it back to BPS and request a refund in full. I would highly suggest paying a lot more for a reel and getting something with a much better drag system. That is what I will do.
July 2, 2014
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