J. Austin Forbes Disc Drag Salt-water Tarpon Reel

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ITEM#: 460504

You'll be ready to hook into the big ones with the J. Austin Forbes tarpon reel.

The salt-water reel uses a space-age carbon fiber disc drag system that has been proven worldwide. From Alaska to Brazil, the Tarpon's six-disc drag system has reeled in the big ones without skipping a beat.

Ultra-light yet tough, the reel is salt-resistant. Fly Fish America ranks it among the top salt-water reels in the world.

Hook into a bargain when you buy this reel from our online store.

Features include:
  • Ultra-light 8.6-ounce weight
  • Interchangeable spools
  • Stable grip drag knob
  • Variable drag range adjustment
  • Salt-resistant
  • Pillar line guards
  • Dovetailed reel foot
  • Leader lock
  • Quality bar stock aluminum construction
  • Non-glare anodized finish
  • 350 yds of 20 lb. micron line capacity


Dimensions 4 in. diameter x 1 in. wide, rated 10 wt.
Model Number 6840JAF
Country of Origin United Kingdom

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