WTB Looking For A Lightweight 4wt Reel

Discussion in 'Classifieds' started by vinestbrew, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. vinestbrew

    vinestbrew Member

    I am looking to buy a nice lightweight 4wt reel
    I have been considering a Lamson Force, Nautilus, Tibor, Abel what do you have?
    4wt Line would be a bonus
    Thanks
    Matt
     
  2. NewTyer1

    NewTyer1 Banned or Parked

    I have a like new Lamson Konic and I also think I have a brand new 4wt still in box. PM me and we can talk about price
     
  3. speyfisher

    speyfisher Active Member

    Lamson Force, Nautilus, Tibor, Abel? For cryin out loud, 4 wt doesn't have to stop a freight train. Go buy an Airflo or sumpin and be done with it.
     
  4. vinestbrew

    vinestbrew Member

    I like quality buy once and never feel the need to replace it!! That and I want to catch a steelhead on my 4wt
     
  5. South Fork

    South Fork Active Member

    I beg to differ, many a Coho have been landed on my 4wt Z-Axis on Pollywogs, I have a Galvan T-5 on it and you needed the drag. Throw in a few rainbows over 24" and its nice to have the quality. Alaska tends to redefine capabilities of a rod.

    Vinest,

    I think I have an extra Galvan T floating around, I will find it and send you a PM.
     
  6. vinestbrew

    vinestbrew Member

    still looking
     
  7. Ed Call

    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

    Get a sage 3200 or Click for lightweight. Get a Redington CD 3/4 if you need a drag.
     
  8. NewTyer1

    NewTyer1 Banned or Parked

    Did you get my PM? I have a Redington drift with new line and backing and a J A Forbes Magnesium also with new line and backing. Never fished $75 each plus shipping.
     
  9. crislev

    crislev New Member

    I have a Nautilus FW 5 and spare spool that I was getting ready to list. PM me if interested!
     
  10. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

    You also don't need an Abel to land a steelhead. I landed one on a Maryat reel and a Sage LL 4 wt. and it worked fine. The drag on that reel is nothing to write home about but it handled it just as well as my Billy Pate. If you want more than a servicable reel, that's cool but on a 4 wt., you don't need anything special unless you want the high end stuff. There nothing wrong with buying quality stuff.
     
  11. Mark Walker

    Mark Walker Active Member

    It might be a plus to give some definition to your term "light weight", whether you plan to use it with bamboo, glass or graphite and rod length.
    Are you "budget minded" or do you have a little more than average capital?
     
  12. estuaryboy

    estuaryboy Member

    PM sent ...........
     
  13. Rich Morrison

    Rich Morrison Member

    PM sent. I've got a used green Galvan OB-4 and a new in the box Lamson Guru 1.5 plus a couple of lawn cast Orvis Wonderline WF-4F lines.
    Rich
     
  14. vinestbrew

    vinestbrew Member

    Wow! I have gotten a lot of responses, thanks!! I have to look them all over tonight and get back to everyone.

    I am trying to find a light reel to balance out a Orvis Helios 4wt 9' my budget depends on what comes up that I like, but for a reel that is going to be for mainly Trout/smallies reel maybe $300
     
  15. vinestbrew

    vinestbrew Member

    Thank you, but I found what I was looking for a Force ULA I think your reel will sell quick they are very nice reels