Bogdan Trout Fly Reel - LHW Mint (1st Model)


For sale here is a scarce early model Bogdan Trout fly reel - AS NEW / UNUSED condition. Capacity is WF5 plus 20 yds. Set up for left-hand wind. Comes with original suede case. This reel has never been lined or mounted on a rod.

According to a provenance letter from Carmine Lisella of the Jordan Mills Rod Company, this is one of the first ten trout reels Stan made, which were initially delivered by Harry Darbee to members of the Theodore Gordon Fly Fishers organization. The gears in this first batch of ten reels have 24 teeth unlike the later models which have 36.

Don't miss out on this one!

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