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Abel Reel Case New for 2018

Abel Reel Cases Available Now in Two Sizes (M & L) MSRP $50 The humble reel case is an important piece of gear that often goes overlooked, but is vital in protecting your valuable reels. To that end, we have developed a new reel case that not only protects your investment, but also sports great […]

New Iconic Flag Abel Nipper Designs

Iconic Flag Nippers Available Now MSRP $165 We’re happy to introduce three new designs for 2018 made available exclusively on Abel® Nippers: Colorado, USA, and Texas flags. Abel once again raised the level of what a fishing tool could by taking one of the most basic accessories, and re-envisioning it with high quality parts, and perfected […]

Abel Pliers Newly Redesigned With Sheath

Redesigned Abel Pliers Available 10/1/17 Starting at $300 The Abel pliers now feature a more ergonomic shape which adds grip and keeps your hands away from the fish’s bitey parts. A new machined-in loop tightener has also been added to help with rigging those hard-to-tie knots. A machined, stainless pivot bushing that highlights the Abel […]

Abel SDF Fly Reel

Available Now Starting at $695 Winner of the best new freshwater reel at the 2017 ICAST/IFTD show, the SDF comes on the heels of our move to Colorado: the trout-based surroundings inspired us to take it up a notch. Based on the SDS (Sealed Drag Salt), the SDF (Sealed Drag Fresh) is a scaled-down version of […]

Video: Abel Reels Anodizing & Graphics

Without divulging too much proprietary information, Jeff Patterson explains the Abel anodizing process and the various tiers of graphics available from Abel. Solid/Satin Finishes +100 In addition to our world famous high gloss black coral (™) anodized reels we offer 11 different solid color anodized finishes to compliment your preferred fly rod, share with pride […]

Video: Abel SDS (Sealed Drag Salt)

Jeff Patterson of Abel Reels explains the features of the New Abel SDS. Winner of the best new saltwater reel at the 2016 ICAST/IFTD show, the Abel SDS (Sealed Drag Salt) takes all the power, reliability, and smoothness of its smaller counterpart and combines them in a larger package capable of taking on saltwater gamefish […]


Novemeber 22, 2016 For: Abel Reels 165 Aviador Street For Information Contact: Jeff Patterson, Abel Reels EVP & Dir. of Sales jeff@abelreels.com 805-484-8789 ABEL SDS FEATURED ON COVER OF ANGLING INTERNATIONAL (Click here to view .pdf)   MONTROSE, Colo – Abel, known for its legendary performance and finishes, unveiled its latest invention: the model SDS. […]


  ABEL AUTOMATICS TAKES HOME 2016 IFTD AWARD ORLANDO, Florida – Over 255 industry attendees at the International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) cast their vote on favorite new products debuting in 2016. It was fly reel manufacturer Abel Automatics, Inc. who took top prize in its respective class. Abel, known for its legendary reliability and […]