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Hardy Ultralite CA DD Fly Reel

$275.00 - $349.00

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    4 Reviews



    No, that's not the sound of your fishing partner catching some Zs on the riverbank—that's the sound of the Hardy Ultralite CA DD Fly Reel's drag screaming as that big rainbow you tighten your line on runs up river. Being a member of Hardy's ultralite series of reels, the Ultralite CA DD is machined from a bar stock 6061 aluminum and seated with a velvety smooth conical arbor disc drag system (CA DD) that can be quickly tuned to match the fight in the fish you have on the end of your line. The ultra large arbor picks up line blisteringly fast, while reducing drag gain as a fish turns head and makes a last- ditch run— this means you won't have to dial your drag back as a fish gets further away from you. Hardy's unique color coded drag allows you to quickly see where the drag is set, and it can be set between its highest and lowest settings in less than a full turn. Left-handed anglers will appreciate the quick and easy right to left handed retrieve conversion, and both dexterities of anglers will love the captive spool release, which allows you to easily attach different spool.

    • Bar stock 6061 aluminum
    • Two-tone anodizing
    • 360-degree color coded drag settings
    • Captive spool release
    • Ultra large arbor
    • Item #HDY000S

    Tech Specs

    6061 bar-stock aluminum
    Drag System
    360° colour coded system
    Backing Capacity
    [3000] WF4 +45 m, [4000] WF5 +75 m, [5000] WF6 +80 m, [6000] WF7 +100 m, [7000] WF8 +115 m, [8000] WF9 +150 m
    [3000] 3.54in, [4000] 3.74in, [5000] 3.93in, [6000] 4.11in, [7000] 4.29in, [8000] 4.48in
    Left and Right Handed Operation
    Claimed Weight
    [3000] 4.6 oz, [4000] 5.0 oz, [5000] 5.3 oz, [6000] 5.7 oz, [7000] 6.1 oz, [8000] 9.0 oz
    Recommended Use
    fly fishing
    Manufacturer Warranty
    5 years

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    Big Fish Slayer

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I spent a week on Reindeer Lake in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada with this reel and a 10 wt Zephrus rod hunting Northern Pike. Its quick adjustable drag and ability to hold large amounts backing & line made it a key tool of efficiency when my average fish range from 25" to 40"+ . The CA DD is a versatile and easy to use reel i would suggest it to any angler.

    Big Fish Slayer

    They don't stand a chance

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    This reel is amazing super light weight and very tough. Fish don't stand a chance, very responsive reel. Good prize for an awesome reel!