Hatch has created the world's finest fly reels. From small trout on a 0wt to Marlin on the Finatic 12, their hardcore sealed drags keep pressure on the fish and salt out of your reel!
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1 Plus - The smallest reel in the Hatch lineup. This reel is designed for the smallest mountain streams and spring creeks where bringing a 3 weight feels like overkill. Just enough drag, but drastically reduced weight to balance ultralight rods.
3 Plus - Hatch's quintessential trout reel. The 3 plus was designed for 3-5 weight lines, but still has the awesome Hatch feel we've grown to love. Want to do some ultralight saltwater fishing? Choose the mid-arbor spool for a little extra backing
4 Plus - We think of this as Hatch's "big trout reel". It's got enough room for a 200 grain sink tip for chucking streamers to big browns, but also balances a 10' 4-weight nymphing rod really well. Take it to your local stream or when hunting for 30" fish in New Zealand.
5 Plus - Do it all with the 5 Plus. Bonefish in Belize, summer stealhead, small stripers and baby tarpon - this is the reel for you. Lot's of buttery smooth drag to bring bringing a 3 weight feels like overkill. Just enough drag, but drastically reduced weight to balance ultralight rods.
7 Plus - The ultimate in versatility, the 7 Plus is the ideal pairing for any 8-weight rod. With a large arbor spool it's ideal for everything from snook to redfish to bones. Add a mid-arbor spool and you've got a great 9-weight reel for permit and stripers. Add Gel Spun and you've got enough backing for smaller tarpon.
9 Plus - Going tarpon fishing in the keys? Spey casting for Atlantic salmon on the Miramichi? The 9 Plus is your reel. It's massive drag will slow even the biggest quarry.
11 Plus - Big Tarpon. This is your reel. Enough said.
12 Plus - This reel was designed to take fly fishing to places where we don't necessarily think about fly fishing. I'm talking about true bluewater situations: Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna
The first comprehensive and scientific fly reel test ever performed. Throughout the years a lot has been written about fly fishing equipment. Blogs, forums, magazines,manufacturers are full of information ...
One of the most interesting parts of our 8-Weight Challenge was the great data we got from Admet - which we translated into easily readable graphs. Here's a quick guide to help interpret the graphs....