The CLA™ has become one of the most respected fly reels on the market due to its strong, super-smooth drag system, tough-as-nails reputation, and refreshingly reasonable price. This is not a “compromise reel” by any stretch. Machined to precise tolerances from a proprietary 6061-T6 aluminum alloy, and anodized with a type-II finish, the CLA™ is a perennial favorite of outfitters and professional guides worldwide. The durable CLA™ is a true workhorse that will provide years of reliable service. From top to bottom, this reel is designed to take the type of abuse only anglers can dish out – and come back for more!
6061-T6 proprietary aluminum alloy
Fully machined, 1 piece frame, 1 piece spool with a Delrin pressed hub
Delrin 500AF with impregnated Teflon - space-age polymer that is durable, heat resistant, self-lubricating and maintenance free
Delrin 500AF to anodized aluminum interface - push frame friction disc drag system with redundancy radial pawl engagement and seamless transition between line-in and drag engagement (no startup inertia)
SPOOL ROTATION, CONNECTION AND CONVERSION
Delrin hub rotating on a stainless steel spindle on sizes 1-3, oil impregnated bronze bushing rotating on a stainless steel spindle on sizes 4-7. Quick release locking spool, easy left-hand to right-hand retrieve conversion
Type II Anodized for the perfect balance of hardness and color