Reel Stories

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...

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 ...

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!