Thursday, July 23, 2015

Fly Products...Redington's New BEHEMOTH and Zero Reels

Via Pitch Engine:

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. (June 11, 2015) – Redington continues to advance design innovation in its quality fly rods, waders, apparel and more, and that has never been truer than in its two new reel models, the BEHEMOTH and the Zero. 

“We set out to push and challenge the traditional boundaries of reel design with both the BEHEMOTH and Zero reels, achieving some incredible performance levels,” comments Redington reel designer Paul Richardson. “The Behemoth combines the most powerful drag in its class with visually stunning and harmonious aesthetics, whilst the Zero sets a new standard for supreme lightweight performance within trout fishing.”

The Behemoth reels are the most powerful drag system fly reels in their class, offering over 30lbs of torque. They feature a diecast construction that is impossible to CNC machine, offering unrivalled strength and durability as well as a large arbor design to speed retrieve times and reduce line memory. The drag package features super-heavy duty carbon fiber and stainless steel braking discs for the utmost in reliability and power, and the oversized drag adjustment knob makes it very simple to access and adjust. The deep v-spool increases backing capacity for epic fish battles and a new twin molded handle improves grip and comfort. These reels are supplied with a nylon reel case and a lifetime warranty. Available in August 2015 for a retail price of $109.95 for the 5/6 and 7/8 and $129.95 for the 9/10 and 11/12 models. 

The Zero reels are the lightest aluminum diecast reels available on the global market thanks to distinctive, unmachinable die-cast construction and skeletonized design. The spring-loaded clicker drag system is constructed with minimal moving components to improve durability and ease of function and easily switches retrieve direction. The large arbor design reduces line memory and quickens retrieval times when fighting fish, and the new twin molded, soft-touch ergonomic handles improve comfort and ergonomics. These reels are supplied with a nylon reel case and a lifetime warranty. Available August 2015 for a retail price of $89.95.


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