Featuring a fully enclosed frame and Abel's
time-tested external pawl-click drag, the reel is
styled in an "old school" fashion, reminiscent of
classic European spey reels, but with a
craftsmanship only possible in a made-in-the-USA
Abel Spey Fly Reel
6061-T651 cold finished
aerospace grade aluminum
Fully Enclosed classically
Adjustable pawl-click drag.
Quick change spool.
Made in the USA
The Abel Classic brings back
the traditional look and feel of
an ultra-lightweight Spey reel,
but with the perfect modern fit
and finish expected of an Abel.
Reel frame, spool, drag knob
Made of 6061-T651 cold
finished Aerospace grade
Available with either a solid or
Quick release spool
Externally adjustable pawl click
drag to prevent line overrun
Stainless steel internals
designed for both fresh and
Finishes – All Abel Reels come in many available
finishes. Standard is Black and Black Matte. Also
available is many different solid color finishes, (see
image for details), But the true enthusiasts will want
one of the many fish graphics available. Fish
Graphic reels are real pieces of art. Solid and Fish
Graphics options are generally special order and
built to order by Abel Reels so expect a little wait
time for that one of a kind finish.
Reel Specs -
Weight: 5.9 oz.
Capacity: 4/5/6 weight fly lines
Abel Classic Series Reels - Abel is producing 3
sizes of a classic looking, enclosed cage design,
click and pawl reels. The "Classic", the "Switch"
and the "Spey". These are perfect for those
looking for traditional and or spey/switch style
reels of the highest quality!!* Reel frame, spool,
drag knob and foot made of 6061-T651 cold
finished Aerospace grade aluminum*
Fully-enclosed classically designed frame* Our
offerings have a ventilated spool Quick release
spool* Externally adjustable pawl click drag to
prevent line overrun* Stainless steel internals
designed for both fresh and saltwater applications
Abel fly fishing reel parts for a perfect fit for those
on big water throwing Spey and Skagit lines in the
8/9/10 category. The standard arbor gives plenty
of room for the thickest of lines, making it large in
capacity and light on weight.
To meet the demands of steelhead, salmon and
other big water anglers using Spey techniques,
we’ve come up with the definitive tool: the Abel
Spey Reel. It has been engineered, machined and
anodized meticulously as you would expect, but
also created with a specific design and capacity
aimed at long-rod anglers.
Featuring a fully enclosed frame and Abel’s time-
tested adjustable pawl-click drag, the reel is styled
in an “old school” fashion, reminiscent of classic
European spey reels, but with a craftsmanship
only possible in a made-in-the-USA version.
But more than just being a “good looker,” it’s the
perfect instrument for Pacific Northwest
steelheading or classic Atlantic salmon, with a
drag capable of putting a big hurt on these hard-
Abel fly reel parts list