Abel’s mission statement is simple: To design and build the best, most dependable gear in the world.
Founded in 1980 as an aerospace machine shop, Abel quickly built their reputation on quality. Since 1988, they have been 100% dedicated to crafting fly fishing products. Abel is a premium, American, fishing company. It employs approximately 50 people worldwide and is headquartered in Montrose, Colorado, home to its precision manufacturing facility and research & development lab. Abel products meet the highest standards in quality, design and manufacturing and the company invests heavily in research and development to continue to improve its designs and technologies. Abel has written its way into history by making gear for the world’s top guides and fishing lodges, winning more IGFA world records and industry design awards than any other fly tackle manufacturer in the world.
Abel is also 100% committed to customer satisfaction and service. This means that each and every product that leaves their shop must be the absolute best they can make it. Along with their Super Series Abel has led the way in creating a variety of reels that hold up to the conditions and environments anglers throw their way. If you’re looking for a classic click and pawl reel look no further than the Abel TR series. Winner of the best new freshwater reel for 2018 by Fly Fisherman Magazine and Best of Show at the 2017 ICAST/IFTD industry trade show, the Abel SDF series comes on the heels of their move to Colorado: the trout-based surroundings inspired them to take it up a notch. For 2019, they are proud to introduce the Vaya series. The Vaya debuts an all-new technical look and feel paired with outstanding performance. The partially-ported frame offers the unique combination of minimized weight, incredible rigidity, and just enough surface area to highlight Abel’s hand-anodized finishes.
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