Zwarg, Otto - Model 400 Laurentian Fly Reel - Size 2/0

For sale here is an Otto Zwarg Model 400 Laurentian salmon fly reel - size 2/0. Made in St. Petersburg, FL. There is no serial number on the reel foot, which is a well made replacement. Right hand retrieve. Excellent overall condition. No cracks in the hard rubber. Model 400s were made with a multiplying gear. The drag is still perfectly strong and smooth. The reel comes with a leather case.

Zwarg reels were first made in Brooklyn, before moving to St. Petersburg, FL where the bulk of his reels were made. As head of reel making for Vom Hofe, Zwarg worked with the world class fisherman who followed him when he was granted the right to make the Vom Hofe style reels under his own name. Only Zwarg made his reels even tougher.