The St. Joe classic fly reel is the choice for fly anglers looking for a classic, yet economical fly reel for Headwaters bamboo rods. This reel is engineered to be light, smooth, and tough, using modern machining techniques and materials. The St. Joe click-and-pawl drag system is a nod to fly angling tradition–there is nothing complicated about this reel. These reels will make for great moments on the water. The St. Joe matches perfectly in looks and performance with Headwaters bamboo rods.
The simple click-and-pawl action reel may be used as right- or left-hand retrieve.
The fly reels come in a 2 ½-inch version for 3- and 4-weight line rods and a 3-inch version for 5- and 6-weight line rods.
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"A great way to get into bamboo--affordable and well made."
"I was pleasantly surprised by the smooth, graceful action."
"It greatly improves your accuracy, especially at short distances."
"Allows the fly fisherman to feel good about the renewable, sustainably-sourced rod."
"The natural tone, attractive windings, cork, and fittings; and flawless finish--impressive."