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Ross Reel San Miguel on a PJ's Fine Bamboo Rod

PJ's Fine Bamboo Rods Custom & Retail Products

The SDF (Sealed Drag Fresh) is a scaled-down version of the award-winning saltwater titan featuring similar porting and a stainless steel/carbon fluoropolymer drag system. The SDF boasts an enormous amount of drag, an adjustment range almost three times greater than its predecessor, and virtually zero start-up inertia.


  • User convertible retrieval system
  • Large arbor increases line retrieval rate and reduces line memory
  • Almost a full ounce lighter than the original SD
  • Drag pressure ranges from zero to an amazing 10 pounds
  • Incredibly wide range of drag adjustment from zero to max
  • Designed & machined by trout junkies in Colorado
  • Quick change spool
  • Made in USA
  • Model SDF

  • Style (Select style below to see finish options) Ported

  • Finish DeYoung Brook Flank

  • Drag Knob DeYoung Brook Flank

  • Handle Roseweood

  • Size 4 | 5

Abel SDF 4/5 Ported De Young Brook Flank Fly Reel

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