Tag: Abel Reels

New Abel Nipper Wins Best Accessory Award at IFTD Show

Abel set the bar for high-end nippers when the original model debuted back in 2007. 

Abel set the bar for high-end nippers when the original model debuted back in 2007.  The new Abel Nipper features updated ergonomics, type III anodized bodies, as well as a brand new magnetic “spring”. Two sets of rare earth magnets keep the jaws open without a hinge that can be subject to corrosion issues while also acting as […]

Abel ROVE Wins Best of Show Saltwater Fly Reel at IFTD

Built to fish anywhere and everywhere, the ROVE series of reels was created to give anglers the ultimate peace of mind on the water regardless of conditions or location. 

ROVE: /rōv/ – travel constantly without a fixed destination; wander. Built to fish anywhere and everywhere, the ROVE series of reels was created to give anglers the ultimate peace of mind on the water regardless of conditions or location.  The field-serviceable, proven Abel cork drag system along with the simplified design approach from our engineering […]

Abel + Casey Underwood Edition Reels

Every now and then, we come across an artist whose work naturally fits Abel's palette of custom finishes.

Every now and then, we come across an artist whose work naturally fits Abel’s palette of custom finishes. This time, we’re proud to collaborate with outdoor artist Casey Underwood.  Check out all the details below.   • Six original Casey Underwood designs created to correspond with a specific model in the Abel lineup • Each reel is individually […]

Mayfly Outdoors promotes Baker to President and CEO

Mayfly Outdoors, the parent company of Abel Reels, Ross Reels and Airflo, has promoted Craig Baker to President and CEO.

Mayfly Outdoors, the parent company of Abel Reels, Ross Reels and Airflo, has promoted Craig Baker to President and CEO. SGB Update reports that Baker, Mayfly’s VP of Business Development since 2015, will assume the role effective immediately. Prior to Mayfly, Baker was the Category Manager of Polaris Industries’ RZR Accessories business. During his graduate […]

Mayfly Outdoors acquires Airflo Fishing

The acquisition of UK-based Airflo Fishing by Mayfly Outdoors, owner of the Ross and Abel fly reel brands, was announced this week, although there were rumours regarding the deal at the IFTD Show already.

Award-winning U.S.-based Mayfly Outdoors, owner of the Ross and Abel fly reel brands, has acquired the international fly line manufacturer, Airflo Fishing. Based in the UK, Airflo is a leader in fly line technology, including industry standard loops and tungsten line materials. “Working with like-minded people who are dedicated to the industry bodes well for […]

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