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Blue Charm Angling
5A Waterford Bridge Road
St. John's, NL
A1C 5M3

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Fly Reels

 

Put simply, a fly reel is a mechanical device used to store fly line, backing and leader. Most reels today feature the popular mid to large arbour design which reduce line memory, have a high speed retrieve and have low start up inertia. These reels often have a smooth operating disc drag system. Disc drags are vastly superior to usually smoother than the older click and pawl drag systems but do not provide the exhilarating sound that is such a pleasing part of battling feisty fish. But given that most disc drag systems are sealed and waterproof this type of braking device makes the most sense.

The Blue Charm Angling Co carries the finest reels available. There is little doubt that Waterworks-Lamson makes some of the best reels on the market and there is something here for all budgets.

Orvis reels are indeed similar to the range and choice in quality and application.

We are proud to offer a comprehensive selection of reels from Sage.

At Blue Charm Angling Co, Nautilus has become a leading brand in fly fishing reels.

Hardy reels are here for the traditionalist. 

The shop is St. John's only dealer for WWL, Ovris, Sage, Nautilus, Hardy and Galvan.

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Galvan Waterworks/
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Sage


Evoke
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Featuring a unique modified full frame with exposed dual palming rim, the EVOKE lets you add fingertip or palm pressure from either side of the reel as you feel exactly how much it will take to turn that fish. The EVOKE utilizes the same proven fish-stopping carbon drag design as the Sage 6000 series, with an intuitive drag knob with detents from 1 to 39 so you have twice the finesse when tuning-in desired drag resistance. Stainless steel dowel pins give the reel its staunch rigidity, and also help form a full frame line guard that eliminates any errant line mishaps.
Model Line Capacity Price
Evoke 8
WF7-8 200 yds 20# $750.50

 

 

 

 


6200 Series
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Built around our proven Sealed Carbon System (SCS) Drag, the new 6200 Series is fully machined with cold forged, tempered 6061-T6 aluminum. The large, easy-to-grab One Revolution Drag Knob provides 40 detented drag settings, giving an adjustable and repeatable drag resolution to effectively control the full range of fishing scenarios. The 6200 features a widened palming rim, and the large, vented arbor ensures a high retrieve rate. With a super rigid frame-to-spool connection that delivers full confidence during high-speed runs, 6200 Series is the saltwater and big game angler's go-to reel.
Model Line Capacity Price
6260
WF6-7 100 yds 20# $585.50
6280
WF8-9
200 yds 20# $585.00

 

 

 


4600 Series
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This all-new large arbor reel features a notably larger-diameter spool and arbor for faster line retrieval and consistently smooth drag during battle. Its larger size contributes to added rigidity and strength for overall performance. The inner arbor is concave for greater line and backing capacity. Lightweight and streamlined, the 4600 series has a powerful 3:1 drag ratio that gives it the same performance as a traditional centered disc drag system but in a smaller, lighter drag package. Topped off with a broad palming rim for added control, this one doesn't get by on good looks alone.
Model Line Capacity Price
4660
WF6-7 100 yds 20# $555.50
4680
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200 yds 20# $585.00

 


Domain
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Sage's Domain series reel

is a high-performance full-frame reel. Its line-protecting full frame removes any remote concern about running line or backing ever being pinched, and the one revolution drag adjustment brings added levels of control and stopping power not found on full frame reels from an earlier era. Light, strong and elegant, the DOMAIN is quite literally the best of the past and present. And that makes for one very exciting future on the water.

Model Line Capacity Price
DOMAIN 8
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200 yds 20# $475.00

 


4200
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Sage's 4200 series reel offering brings a sophisticated, high-performance drag system. The one-revolution drag knob offers quick and precise drag settings and provides the kind of power and smoothness you'd expect from a large traditional drag system, only without the bulk or weight.
Model Line Capacity Price
4260
WF6-7
175 yds 20# $400.00
4280
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200 yds 20# $400.00

 


3200
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Introducing the first of two all-new and price-savvy relatives to the 4200, the fully machined 3200. A bit smaller in diameter than the 4200 but still a true large arbor, it has the same concave spool surface as the 4200 for optimal line capacity and drag-assisting smoothness. Lightweight, extremely durable and packed with features you’d expect on higher priced reels, this one just goes out and quietly performs day after day.
Model Line Capacity Price
3250
WF5-6 100 yds 20# $285.00
3280
WF7-8 200 yds 20# $310.00

 


2200
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Further expanding the popularity of the hard-fighting 4200 series with the all-new, value conscious 2200 series. A large arbor with rugged machined die-cast frame, generous concave spool surface, whisper-smooth carbon drag and unexpected finishing touches like its fully machined drag knob and handle, the 2200 gives you more than the fish bargained for.
Model Line Capacity Price
2250
WF5-6 100 yds 20# $180.00
2280
WF7-8 200 yds 20# $195.00

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Orvis

Mirage
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The large arbour Mirage fly reel combines superior performance and a great price to put it in a call all by itself. Using the same principles employed for the brakes of fighter jets, the carbon to stainless drag gives smooth, consistent, and infinitely-adjustable stopping power—from free spooling to a dead stop. Imported. 


Available in black, gold, black nickel.
Model Line Capacity Price
Mirage III WF6 125 yds/20 $649.00
Mirage IV WF8

200 yds/20

$695.00
Mirage V WF9 250 yds/20 $735.00

 

Hydros
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The new Hydros® Reel Series features a sealed drag surface that increases total drag surface by model: The larger the reel, the larger the drag surface and the more resistance available to handle larger fish. Using stacked carbon washers, controlled by a positive click adjustment system, the Hydros can be fine-tuned to handle any fish from a trout to a tuna with sustained and infinitely durable drag pressure.

HYDROS III-V have a four carbon washer drag system.

Available in gold, black, titanium.

Model Line Capacity Price
Hydros III WF5-6 125 yds/20 $299.95
Hydros IV WF7-8 200 yds/20 $329.95
Hydros V WF9-10 225 yds/30 $375.00

 

 

Access
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The new Access Mid-Arbor fly fishing reels take the mid-arbor concept to a new level of performance and does it at a price that makes it accessible to everyone. The Access Reel Series offers a full-range of performance features from machined 6061 aircraft aluminum to a totally sealed carbon and stainless-steel drag surface. From the diminutive I to the big-game V, the Access offers the angler the benefits of large arbor; faster retrieve, less coiling, but at a diameter size that isn't quite as overwhelming as some large arbors.


Available in New Gold, Black, Titanium

Model Line Capacity Price
Access I WF1-3 75 yds #20 $277.00
Access II WF3-5 125 yds #20 $299.00
Access III WF5-7 125 yds #20 $329.00
Access IV WF7-9 200 yds #20 $359.00
Access V WF9-11 225 yds #30 $379.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clearwater® Large Arbor

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Finally a cast aluminum large arbor fly fishing reel that's lightweight enough to balance properly with your favorite fly rod. Two years in design and development and with a powerful inline, Rulon® to stainless, stacked disc drag that can hold its own with high-performance machined reels, the all new Clearwater Large Arbor costs significantly less than its machined cousins, but has not only the looks, but the guts of a higher-priced version.

 

Model Line Capacity Price
Clearwater LA II WF4-6 100 yds /20 $124.95
Clearwater LA IV WF7-9 200 yds /20 $139.95

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Nautilus

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The newest addition to the Nautilus Family: Dual action CCF-X2 drag system with twice the drag strength (20lbs+), twice the smoothness and half the startup inertia.

Fully Sealed, loaded with hybrid ceramic bearings, TPX bushing and oversized drag knob with infinadjust range settings.
Model Line Capacity Price
CCF-X2 6/8 WF8 175 yds $565.00
CCF-X2 8/10 WF10 300 yds $675.00

 

 

X
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The Nautilus X-Series is an open-frame reel designed for lightness, strength, drag smoothness, and fast line pick up. The X-Series design has strong beams that extend from the center to a wide line guard. These angles allow for rear spool rim protection where the reel typically contacts the ground when the rod is leaned up against a wall or a car.

The totally new SCF-X drag is a sealed Teflon® and carbon fiber disc drag system. It is adjusted with a generous drag knob that offers superior gripping surface and texture for wet and cold fingers.

Model Line Capacity Price
XS WF4 75 yds $355.00
XM WF5 110 yds $370.00
XL WF7 150 yds $445.00
XL Max WF8 175 yds $499.00

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Galvan

Torque
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The unique Torque reel, was the first reel released with the Torque drag system. Its original style and unique porting has solidified Galvan’s reputation as a leading innovator in the industry. 

The visually striking appearance of the Torque is a result of the unique cutouts on the frame, spool, drag knob and foot. This design is not only aesthetic but also structural as it significantly reduces the weight of the reel while maintaining strength and increasing rigidity. The rounded rims on both spool and frame enhance durability to better withstand impact during extreme angling conditions.

Model Line Capacity Price
T-4 (3.25") WF4-5 100 yds #20 $374.00
T-5 (3.5") WF5-6 125 yds #20 $396.00
T-6 (3.75") WF6-7 150 yds #20 $418.00
T-8 (4.0") WF8 200 yds #20 $440.00
T-10 (4.25") WF10 225 yds #30 $495.00

 

 

 

 

 


Rush Light
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The Rush Light’s quality, ruggedness and ultra-smooth, state of the art, Torque drag system does not disappoint. This high value, mid-price, large arbor reel has all the technological hallmarks of its counterpart the Torque, while capturing the essence of the original Rush.

Built with the same inner components, technical features and materials the Torque has been recognized for, the Rush Light offers top of the line performance and reliability at a mid-line price.

The ruggedness and durable construction are the most prominent feature of the Rush Light. It can take one beating after another and continue to perform with flawless reliability. Whether its the one reel you buy for life, the reel you use to guide clients or in the quiver of the hardest core anglers the Rush light does not disappoint in form or function.

Model Line Capacity Price
R-4 LT (3.25") WF4-5 100 yds #20 $264.00
R-5 LT (3.5") WF3-5 125 yds #20 $286.00
R-6 LT (3.75") WF5-7 150 yds #20 $308.00
R-8 LT (4.0") WF7-9 200 yds #20 $352.00
R-10 LT (4.25") WF9-11 230 yds #30 $379.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brookie
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The ultra-lightweight Brookie Series from Galvan is an entirely new kind of fly reel. The difference lies in Galvan’s new Click-Ball Tension System, a foolproof departure from traditional click pawl reels. Delivering customizable spool tension with minimal moving parts, the Click-Ball System strikes the perfect balance between simplicity and versatility. 

On the exterior, the Brookie features distinct porting and a weatherproof finish. Aside from giving it a unique style, this precision machining process eliminates virtually all excess weight from the fly reel making it one of the lightest fully machined American-made reels available. This reduced weight combined with the superior dependability of 6061 bar stock aluminum, provides a reel that is as bulletproof as it is light. 

Model Line Capacity Price
B 4-5 (3.45") WF4-5 90 yds #20 $253.00

 

 

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Waterworks/Lamson


Arx
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Arx has a full cage frame that encapsulates the spool to prevent line from escaping or snagging in critical areas. Normally a configuration like this would do a good job at preventing line fouling, but would preclude palming the reel.  Arx is carefully milled on the bottom third of the reel to expose a functional palming section. Even the drag knob has been designed to provide optimal grip without exposing a portion of the reel to line fouling.
Model Line Capacity Price
Arx 3+
WF9 200 yds 30# $439.95
Arx 3.5+
WF11 200 yds 30# $469.95

 


Force SL
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Force SL (Super Light) fly fishing reels utilize a combination of subtle space-frame and complex CNC carved cross sections. The vanquish-style integrated foot/frame raises the reels’s center of mass making casting smoother and contributing to both a reduction in weight and greater rigidity. The high-grip drag knob makes fine-tuning the world’s smoothest drag system even easier. SL fishing reels are finished in a unique clear Hard Alox.
Model Line Capacity Price
Force SL 3X
WF8 150 yds 20# $549.95

 


Litespeed Series IV
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2014 is Litespeed re-loaded. Narrower drag geometry has translated into a flatter spool surface for less knuckle dragging. A more aggressive drag knob and structural refinements such as the curved arbor have made a light reel even lighter, and this curved arbor stores backing into a “diameter well” and keeps “working line” at a maximum radius to optimize everything we love about large arbor reels. Most notably, the spool/stripping arm geometry  has been changed to do a better job of preventing snags and line damage.

Model Line Capacity Price
Litespeed 2 WF6 100 yds 20# $359.95
Litespeed 3 WF8 225 yds 20# $379.95
Litespeed 3.5 WF9 250 yds 30# $399.95
Litespeed 4
WF10 250 yds 30# $439.95

 


Speedster
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The Speedster is a super-high retrieve rate reel with a narrower spool, inboard mounted handle and an outer diameter significantly larger than our highest performing reels. The narrow spool prevents line barreling, the added circumference and inboard handle improve retrieve rate. Mate these features with our time tested smooth as silk, maintenance free drag system, Classic Waterworks Lamson styling and attention to detail, and you have what the name implies: A Hotrod of a reel.

Model Line Capacity Price
Speedster 2
WF6 100 yds 20# $299.95
Speedster 3
WF7 150 yds 20#
$329.95
Speedster 3.5 WF9 150 yds 20# $349.95

 


Guru
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The Guru is a fully machined reel. The signature arm-style element on the frame combines with open spokes to maximize structural strength and minimize weight. As with Lamson's other reels, Guru features true large arbor ratios. Guru is available in 4 weight through 10 weight, and shares identical drag design and components with the more expensive reels. Guru is finished with a clear type 2 anodize.

Model Line Capacity Price
Guru 1.5 WF4 100 yds 20# $219.95
Guru 2 WF6 100 yds 20#
$219.95
Guru 3 WF7 150 yds 20# $249.95
Guru 3.5 WF9 200 yds 20# $259.95
Guru 4 WF10 250 yds 20# $269.95

 


Guru HD
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This new  reel  stands for “heavy duty” and this version of Guru, unlike the standard Guru, has both a complete cage design (like    ARX ) and type II finish in a pewter-tan color.  Guru HD is a great affordable Saltwater and Spey reel. *HD Spools are not compatible with standard Guru.

Model Line Capacity Price
Guru 3 WF7 150 yds 20# $259.95
Guru HD 3.5 WF9 200 yds 20# $279.95

 

Remix
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A fusion between the free-form structures of a cast spool and the mechanical integrity of a CNC-machined case, Remix is a hybrid.The case, CNC-machined here in the U.S. from 6061 bar-stock aluminum, delivers maximum structural rigidity and durability all wrapped in a harder, brighter finish.  The spool, pressure cast with radiused compound curves, near zero-radius inside corners and a precise fit and finish, delivers both value and sex appeal. Remix brings together the best of CNC machining and pressure-cast technologies.  In addition to the US-made case, all critical drag components are CNC-machined here in the U.S.

Model Line Capacity Price
Remix 3.5 WF8 200 yds 30# $179.95
Remix 4 WF10 200 yds 30# $199.95
Remix 3.5 HD WF8 200 yds 20# $199.95
Remix 4 HD WF10 200 yds 30# $219.95

 

Liquid
liquid_case The Liquid is focused purely on the virtues and advantages a pressure-cast process can offer.  Structurally you can do things with casting that you can’t machine, such as full radiused compound curves, near zero-radius inside corners, and for precise fit and finish you can go back and machine the cast part in critical areas amplifying the best aspects of the process
Model Line Capacity Price
Liquid 2 WF6 100 yds $99.95
Liquid 3.5 WF8 200 yds $109.95
Liquid 4 WF10 250 yds $129.95

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Hardys

 


Bougle Mk VII Reels

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  • Frame, spool and plate constructed from high grade aluminium 
  • Polished before anodising for maximum durability 
  • Ground stainless steel spindle 
  • Stainless steel ball race 
  • Wide ranging adjustable click-check system 
  • Revolving nickel-silver lineguard 
  • Easily converted from left- to right-hand wind 
  • Dovetailed reel back with stainless steel screws 
  • Ivorine handle
Model Line Capacity Price
Bougle Mk VII3 WF6 130 yds $719.00

 


Marquis

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  • Frame and spools fully interchangeable with the originals All-aluminium frame for strength 

  • Polished silver rim for classic look 

  • In three sizes to cover every salmon fishing situation

Model Line Capacity Price
Marquis No1 WF8F 200 yds $519.00
Marquis No2 WF10F 300 yds $589.00

 

Ultralite DD
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The Ultralite DD range of fly reels infuses the legendary strength of Hardy fly reel design into an ultra large arbour, lightweight design that is both supremely practical and aesthetically stunning.
  • Strong yet lightweight design
  • Reel back up-screwed through frame for maximum security
  • Wide ranging advanced fibre composite drag system
  • 6061 bar stock aluminum construction
  • Tool-less conversion from left to right hand wind
  • Ultra large arbour / narrow width spool design
  • Quick release captive spool system
  • Supplied with neoprene pouch

Model Line Capacity Price
Ultralite 5000DD WF6 125 yds $359.00
Ultralite 6000DD WF7 150 yds $399.00
Ultralite 7000DD WF8 200 yds $399.00

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Redington


Rise
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This fully machined 6061 T6 aluminum Mid-arbor construction reel features a cork on Teflon center drag design, a Koyo one-way clutch and ceramic coated bearings for smoothness and durability. The CD makes a great reel for both fresh and salt applications.
Model Line Capacity Price
Rise 5/6 WF5 100 yds $274.95
Rise 7/8 WF8 200 yds $289.95

 


PATH
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A reel with lightweight construction and aluminum frame for durability.

FEATURES:
  • Large arbor design for easier and quicker retrieve
  • Durable aluminum frame construction and easy to change spool
  • Easily converts to right or left hand retrieve
  • Strong disc drag system for great fish stopping power
  • Color: Matte Charcoal
  • Comes with cloth reel bag
Model Line Capacity Price
PATH 4/5/6 WF5 100 yds $89.95
PATH 7/8/9 WF8 175 yds $89.95

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