For sale here is a Ted Godfrey Paradigm Malleo fly reel. Right-hand retrieve (Ted can convert it to left if desired). The reel is in mint condition. 2 3/4" diameter. Frame width is 1.36". Capacity is DT5 + 25yds. Exclusive 10-position adjustable disc drag system. Reel weighs 4.8 oz. Comes with an Arne Mason leather case. An amazing reel and you can get it here without the wait and for less than the current retail price of $1,995.
From Mr. Godfrey's website: The Paradigm features the powerful, exclusive Godfrey Custom drum drag system with positive 10-position, and lever adjustment that was first introduced in 1986. The basic design has 20 years field testing around the world: Alaskan silvers, Catskill secretive browns, and Icelandic sea run trout - anywhere fine-tippet finesse angling or sheer power is needed. Featuring classic nickel silver fittings, smooth adjustable drag, and massive bearings, the Godfrey Custom Paradigm Reels are the finest trout reels available for the serious angler.
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