Reel Stories

Kat's Permit

 Kat's Permit   By Hilary Parker      Kat Vallilee of Florida caught a record-breaking permit – a whopping 21-pounder – on 6-pound test on ...

In Pursuit of Tarpon On-Fly

In Pursuit of Tarpon on-Fly, Gabon, Africa By Christiaan Pretorius         It’s not often I get nervous fighting a fish, but rather try to stay coo...

Billfish Royal Slam

Billfish Royal Slam                                               In February 2018, Roy Cronacher achieved something only one other angler has man...

Ugly Betty

Want to know how durable a Mako reel REALLY is!? Here's a  true story about one at the bottom of the ocean!