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Home Up Blue Ridge Reels "Blem" Blank Rods Tailwater, Balsam and Caster Series Accelerator, Smoky Mtn and Blue Ridge Series

Blue Ridge Fly Reels are mid arbor reels fully machined from bar stock aluminum, fully anodized, sealed disc drag fly reels that proudly compare to reels costing three times as much.  The reels are machined from solid bar stock T6061 aircraft grade aluminum and precisely milled on state of the art CNC milling machines.  They are finely polished,  anodized, carefully assembled and completely inspected.  The reels are as durable as they are handsome.  You will be proud to own one.

They are available for line weight 3/4, 5/6, 7/8 and 9/10.  See the table below for pricing.

Special purchase programs offered for custom rod builders.  E-mail for details:

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Reel specifications: 

Mid arbor reel specifications

Line Size  Weight-oz Spool Width, inches Spool Diameter, inches Arbor Diameter, inches Price*
3/4 5.80 0.79 2.72 1.57 $97.95
5/6 6.25 0.98 3.11 1.97 $107.95
7/8 6.61 1.00 3.50 2.17 $116.95
9/10 6.79 1.18 3.90 2.36 $124.95

Blue Ridge Reel Benefits:

In other words, this reel has all the features you would expect in a reel costing three times as much.


Check out this 13 lb redfish and 7 lb carp caught on a Balsam Mtn Series  4 piece 8 wt rod and  Blue Ridge 7/8 wt reel.


Complement your new reel with a quality, affordable fly line.

Blue Ridge lines area available in 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 weights.  The lines are 85' long and come with an integral welded front loop and a durable slick surface.  They  float high, load the rod well and shoot like a dream.  Colors are assorted: white, beige, goldenrod and aqua.  You can specify your color choice, but it might not be in stock.

Best of all they are only $16.00

Try a Blue Ridge Line today.

Need a Specialty line for your new reel?

  We still offer Teeny lines.

By being a distributor for Jim Teeny lines, we can offer you a complete package that will take you from Belize to Alaska, or anywhere in between.  Teeny's Flip Pallot series lines will serve you well in the Tropical sun chasing bones or Tarpon.  The Lefty Kreh series will let you shoot line to that scrappy smallmouth.  For spooky trout or freshwater applications, try the Gary LaFontaine Professional series line.  This line will barely ripple the surface of slow moving spring creeks.  Their T series will take your fly down to where the Alaskan Kings lurk or let you shoot the line into the surf for that Barnegat Bay Striper.  Anywhere you want to go and anyway you want to fish, there is a Teeny line to suit your needs.

Check out lines offered by Jim Teeny.


Home Up Blue Ridge Reels "Blem" Blank Rods Tailwater, Balsam and Caster Series Accelerator, Smoky Mtn and Blue Ridge Series

E-mail us:  David Edens, E-mail: Blue Ridge Rods