Abel SDF Fly Reels with custom Casey Underwood art combine function and fine art to create one of the most beautiful fly reels available.
SDF means Sealed Drag Freshwater. SDF reels are scaled down versions of the SDS Sealed Drag Saltwater reels. SDF reels feature a stainless steel / carbon fluoropolymer drag system. SDF reels feature a massive drag adjustment range and almost zero start up inertia.
SDF reels are easy to convert from right to left hand retrieve, have a large arbor, have a drag range from zero t0 10lbs, and employ a quick change spool. All Abel reels are designed and machined in the USA. SDF 4/5 reels weigh 5.02oz and hold a 5wt line and 75 yards of backing. SDF 5/6 reels weigh 5.42oz and hold a 6wt line and 100 yards of backing. SDF 7/8 reels weigh 5.63oz and hold a 7wt line and 145 yards of backing.
In stock today custom SDF 5/6 Casey Underwood Ridge Risers with Slate Gray Finish, Ridge Risers Art, Slate Gray Drog knob and aluminum black handle. We designed this custom reel to match a Scott Centric rod beautifully but of course it will go with any rod you choose.