Fly-fishing can be really an expensive hobby for a novice. However, you will be able to find out affordable and quality fishing equipment. Okuma SLV Fly Reels fall in this category of the affordable fly reels. They are known for manufacturing good quality equipment that has features comparable with many expensive reels.
Okuma SLV Fly Reels are high performance and high end reels available at significantly lower prices. Their fly reels have been always rated as excellent by all types of fly anglers. You can use them for fresh or salt-water fishing. They have sturdy construction that permits them to be used even for the larger varieties of fish.
Okuma SLV fly reels
come with extra-large arbor spool design. They have very fast line retrieval. These reels are even suitable for hauling the fastest species of fish. Okuma SLV reels have a strong die-cast aluminum frame. The stainless steel spool shaft is precision machined and there is a drive system provided with precision-machined bushing.
SLV is a perfect blending of quality and value. The Okuma SLV reels are made rigid with their die-cast aluminum construction. They are provided with a strong one-way roller bearing and a multi-disc cork drag system that can slow down any hardest charging fish. Roller bearing permits the drag to engage only in one direction. The reel has positive grip rubberized handle knobs that make it easier to hold firmly and do not allow slipping with wet hands or in cold weather.
The drag is impressive and it can be adjusted bit-by-bit from the extremely light to full stop position. You can easily palm the rim of this spool whenever it is needed in the middle of a fight. It is easier to convert Okuma SLV reel from LH to RH retrieval. Okuma SLV range from 2/3 model 10/11. You can also buy its easily affordable extra spools.
Okuma SLV Fly Reel Specifications
Model SLV-23 SLV-45 SLV-56 SLV-78 SLV-89 SLV-1011
Line Weight 2/3 4/5 5/6 7/8 8/9 . 10/11
Weight 4.5 4.8 5.3 5.5 6.1 9.7
Line Retrieve 8″ 9″ 10″ 11″ 12″ 13″
Fly Lin WF2, WF4 WF5 WF7 WF8 WF10
50 yds./ 95yds/ 140/yds. 145yds/ 150yds./ 520yds/
12 lbs. 12 lbs. 20lbs 20lbs 30lbs 30lbs
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