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Orvis

CFO

CFO

Regular price $298.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $298.00 USD
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The Story

In honor of its 50th anniversary, our USA-made click-and-pawl C.F.O. Reel is inspired by renowned fly reel designer Stan Bogdan’s 1971 revival of the timeless, ventilated-port design first patented by Charles Frederick Orvis in 1874. Worthy of display and even more fun to fish, this classic click-and-pawl is an elegantly simple and effective design with the same black frame and spool with silver accents as Bogdan’s 1971 icon. Features an easy left- to right-hand retrieve conversion.

Made with durable, corrosion-resistant type III anodizing. Neoprene reel case included. Spool is not backwards compatible with previous C.F.O. reels.

3.3 oz. 2.73" reel dia. Line weights 1-3; 50 yards with 3-wt., 20-lb Dacron®.

3.6 oz. 3" reel dia. Line weights 3-5; 50 yards with 5-wt., 20-lb Dacron®.

4.1 oz. 3.23" reel dia. Line weights 5-7; 100 yards with 7-wt., 20-lb Dacron®.

  • USA-made revival of reel designer Stan Bogdan’s iconic 1971 reel
  • Type III anodizing is durable and resists corrosion
  • Converts from left- to right-hand retrieve
  • Line weights 3-5
  • Classic click-and-pawl design is a pleasure to fish
  • Neoprene reel case included
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