For sale here is a Charlton 8600A fly reel. Right hand retrieve only. Extremely scarce as only ~ fifty 8600A models were ever made. Excellent used condition with some water marks in the anodized finish. Mechanically flawless. Serial SS9233.
Diameter: 4 3/4"
Spool Width: 1.2"
Weight: 16 oz.
This reel was made for legendary fly fisherman, Ed Rice. Mr. Rice has caught over 240 species of sport fish on a fly rod, a truly amazing accomplishment. This reel comes with a scanned copy of his IGFA Hall of Fame nomination book. The book is filled with letters of support from industry luminaries such as Joan Wulff, Lefty Kreh, Gary Borger, Trey Combs, and others.