"Best New Saltwater Reel" at the 2016 International Fly Fishing Show
The Sealed Drag Salt (SDS) is a marvel. It is powerful, reliable, smooth, and capable of taking on saltwater gamefish of all sizes. It is perfect for fighting big bones on light tippet and has all the power needed to halt a hard-fighting tarpon in it's tracks.
Abel is adding to its reputation with this new model and new drag system. The unique, completely sealed, multi-disc drag system has the top braking power int he world of fly reels.
The SDS promises a lifetime of fail-free use and durability.
- 6061-T651 Aerospcae grade aluminum
- Alternating stacked fluorocarbon polymer composite and stainless steel disc drag
- Quick change spool option
- User convertible retrieval direction
- Large arbor, maximum capacity spool
- Guaranteed to last a lifetime
- Made in the USA
Fish Graphic Abstract Reels are each created individually by the Abel art department. The reels resemble the markings of fish species and captures the essence of our sport. Each reel is anodized individually by hand, using Abel's unique artistic metallurgical process.
Solid color reels, spare spools and custom fish finishes are available. Each is slightly unique and every order is special. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.
- Solid Colors are an additional $100 (Blue III, Bronze, Deep Blue, Deep Green, Olive, Pink, Platinum, Purple, Red, Slate, Teal, Satin Black, Satin Blue III, Satin Olive and Satin Slate)
- Tier 1 Graphics are an additional $250 (Atlantic Salmon, Chinook, Chrome Steelhead, Dorado, Rainbow Trout, Redfish, Tarpon and Wild Trout)
- Tier 2 Graphics are an additional $400 (Native Brook Trout, Native Brown Trout, Native Rainbow Trout, Bonefish, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, and Yamame)
- Signature/Legacy Graphics are an additional $700 (DeYoung Brook Flank, DeYoung Brown Flank, DeYoung Carp Flank, DeYoung Cutthroat Flank, DeYoung Montana Brown, and DeYoung Rainbow Flank)
- Graphic cost is for spool and frame only. Additional options for drag knob, reel foot & spool cap can be purchased for an additional charge - Give us a call toll-free at 800-669-3474
||Tier 1 Graphics||Tier 2 Graphics||Signature/Legacy Graphics|
|SDS 7/8||7 - 8||9.07 oz||$895.00||$995.00||$1,145.00||$1,295.00||$1,595.00|
|SDS 9/10||9 - 10||9.48 oz||$995.00||$1,095.00||$1,245.00||$1,395.00||$1,695.00|
|SDS 11/12||11 - 12||9.95 oz||$1,095.00||$1,195.00||$1,345.00||$1,495.00||$1,795.00|