Shilton Fly Reels

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Shilton Fly Reels

By |2018-10-10T18:30:12+00:00October 10th, 2018|Skills & Kit|0 Comments

Shilton Fly Reels

I’m always on the lookout for a reel which will standup to the riggers of saltwater battering. A good mate mentions that I should have a look at a South African company called Shilton. Like most Fly Reel companies, Shilton are an engineering outfit that have been operating since 1988 and have developed the Shilton Fly Reels branch which has been going strong for a while now and have 8 models in the freshwater and saltwater range. The great thing about these reels is the quality and price. Compared to it’s direct competition, the quality is as good if not better and some of the Shilton reel models are about 40 percent less costly.

Shilton SL Series

When the very first saltwater SL reels were introduced to the market, they were an instant success. All major guiding operations and their guides, retail stores and the general fly fishing public began talking about a new reel designed and manufactured in South Africa at a very competitive price that was up to the task of handling harsh salt water environments and busting fish.

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