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by Bill de Brooklyn
Mon May 18, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: The New Semi Automatic Fly Reels
Replies: 10
Views: 578

Re: The New Semi Automatic Fly Reels

I fish for carp. There are double digit carp in my area ; so I put all carp on the reel A S A P! It seems that Vivarelli is updating their website now. but all companies are in a tail spin now due to the virus. the most current info about any reel can be found on the site "fly reel mania".
by Bill de Brooklyn
Sun May 17, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: The New Semi Automatic Fly Reels
Replies: 10
Views: 578

Re: The New Semi Automatic Fly Reels

Well the Vivarelli Goldstar is a fresh and salt water reel. I've caught stripe bass, large mouth and small bass; pike and big carp with that reel. I also like the semi automatic reels that are not copies of the Franco Vivarelli, such as the JMC ozone from france and the peux from the swiss. The reel...
by Bill de Brooklyn
Sat May 16, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Maxcatch automatic reel shoot out with Franco Vivarelli Goldstar semi automatic fly reel
Replies: 0
Views: 174

Maxcatch automatic reel shoot out with Franco Vivarelli Goldstar semi automatic fly reel

Here is the link to the new Maxcatch automatic fly reel and the Franco Vivarelli Goldstar semi automatic fly reel. The Maxcatch lacks backing room but I was able to catch numerous carp with this Vivarelli knock off. https://thegreatlakesofnyc.blogspot.com/2019/09/side-by-side-franco-vivarelli-goldst...
by Bill de Brooklyn
Sat May 16, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: The New Semi Automatic Fly Reels
Replies: 10
Views: 578

The New Semi Automatic Fly Reels

Here is a link to my blog: The Great Lakes of NYC I have fished most of the semi automatic fly reels on the market. They work. They are light. and have drags which the old automatic reels do not have. I fish mostly for carp. They will take you into your backing but I have never been spooled complete...
by Bill de Brooklyn
Thu May 15, 2014 3:57 am
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Carp
Replies: 0
Views: 1318

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post spawn carp with battle scars
by Bill de Brooklyn
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:42 pm
Forum: Flyfishing
Topic: Peux Fulgor Fly Reel
Replies: 1
Views: 2771

Peux Fulgor Fly Reel

Ed, I saw your post and joined your board. I have used the Fulgor for one season and I have only favorable things to say. It is as good a reel as the Goldstar made by Vivarelli. It is a solid semi automatic fly reel. What makes the reel unique is it's silence as a big fish pulls line from the reel. ...

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