In an effort to pre-empt common questions here is a technical specification guide to the big 5 Farlow fly reels of the 1970’s.
The Python, Gordon, Sapphire, Serpent and Cobra reels are as popular today as always. The current growing trend to fish vintage high quality reels with cane and or carbon rods offers excellent value, classic looks and longevity.
When weight, capacity and diameter are all important factors the information here will assist you in making the correct informed choice.
So here is the ultimate maker’s spec. list for the fly reels in what has to be one of the best value reel sets in the market.