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Gatti Fly Reels


At Gatti, we create out fly reels with the same performance standard, we apply to our fly rods. They must be lightweight, offer flawless performance, and distinguish themselves as a product that is a step above the rest of the market. Through a combination of material choices, precision engineering and careful craftmanship, we are able to offer reels that do just that.

Every Gatti reel is machined from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminium, using state-of-the-art machinery for a flawless fit. All aluminium parts are hard anodized to a 50 micron depth and to a 62 Rockwell hardness to create a finish that is comparable to tempered steel in hardness and abrasion resistance. Through this process, we are able to create the toughest, lightest precision anti-reverse reel available in today's market.

Screws and other components are made from stainless steel and brass, making our reels saltwater resistant. The smooth disc drag is made from a combination of teflon and vulcolan, and is resistant to temperatures up to 300 C. This superior drag allows the fisherman the opportunity to chase fish many times larger than other reels could handle, and to do with the confidence that his or her reel will live up to the task.

When you look at a Gatti fly reel, you may think it looks simple compared to many other reels on the market. In some ways this is true. It does have fewer components than many reels, but fewer components have fewer chances to fail. You will not find jewels or heavy attachments on the reel to add to the weight, but you will experience jewel-like precision performance. No banners, no lights, no glowing additions, just pure, smooth, tough, flawless performance

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