Abel Reels and Fly Fishers International Partner on Learning


From Fly Fishers International:

Limited Edition FFI Abel Rove Reel to Support Fly Fishing Education

Last week week Abel Reels and Fly Fishers International (FFI) announced the unveiling of a limited edition FFI Abel Rove Reel, a must-have item for anglers who value high performance, share a commitment to future of fly fishing, and appreciate gear with a creative flair. Featuring artwork by acclaimed artist Casey Underwood and engraved by Abel, a portion of proceeds from each sale will support FFI’s mission to provide fly fishing education to youth and adult anglers. The original imagery depicts the spirit of mentoring the next generation fly fishing enthusiasts.

“FFI continues to deliver on their commitment to provide engaging learning opportunities for fly fishers of all skill levels, and this partnership underscores our shared commitment to the sport we love,” said Jeff Wagner, President & CEO of Mayfly Outdoors. “I’m delighted we can offer a custom reel that is designed to both elevate the fly fishing experience and support the future and growth of fly fishing.”

Mayfly is the parent company of Abel Reels, Ross Reels, and the North American distributor of Airflo fly lines.

Patrick Berry, President and CEO of Fly Fishers International, believes this partnership showcases a new dimension in the future of fly fishing education. “As we continue to expand our reach to inspire fly fishers around the world, FFI counts on the support of industry leaders like Abel and Mayfly Outdoors. Abel represents the gold standard for high performance fly fishing reels, and it is an honor to collaborate on our joint commitment to the future of our sport.”

The Limited Edition FFI Abel Rove is available in sizes 4 through 12 and can be purchased through Abel dealers and abelreels.com. The Rove 4/6 will be available in black November 1st, with other sizes and colors available for pre-order.

Abel designs and builds the best, most dependable gear in the world and provides world class customer service. Headquartered in Montrose, Colorado, Abel invests heavily in research and development to continue to improve its designs and technologies.

 Fly Fishers International has the distinctive mission to preserve the legacy and future of fly fishing for all fish in all waters. Founded by some of the most influential luminaries in the world of fly fishing and conservation in 1964, FFI is dedicated to innovative strategies to engage, teach, and inspire the global fly fishing community.


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