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Graves Mill Shopping Center
Forest, VA 24551

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Hatch Reels at Anglers Lane Hatch Finatic at Angler's Lane
Hatch Finatic Gen 2 Fly Reels

Hatch reels offer consistently smooth performance with superb reel design and construction.  In addition to a strong, light frame, their superb sealed drag system is second to none.  We have used the first Generation Finatics for years with nothing but consistent performance.  The second generation or Gen 2 Finatics offer a handful of improvements still, including:

  • Bombproof frame-to-spool connection is essential for maintaining strength, and true-spin consistency.
  • Multi-disc drag cassette comprised of Rulon® and precision stamped stainless steel discs applies braking pressure and heat dispersion over several surfaces. This virtually eliminates start up inertia and stick-slip problems.
  • Machined reel seat is solid--always stronger than two parts attached by screws, and this eliminates the common problem of corrosion at these points.
  • Ultraflon sleeve that covers the aluminum shaft and separates it from the aluminum crank handle, eliminating the chance for galvanic corrosion.
  • Gen 2 includes lip seals and sealed bearings as a one-two punch to protect against the elements and a whole new level of water protection.
  • Nine windows in Gen 2 allows us to eliminate weight without sacrificing strength.
  • Gen 2 incorporates an Ultraflon sleeve that covers the aluminum shaft and separates it from the aluminum crank handle, eliminating the chance for galvanic corrosion.
  • Per Hatch, the Mist finish on Gen 2 creates smoother edges and provides for a more consistent non-reflective finish throughout.

Finatic Gen 2 model linee
diameter width weight

backing capacity **

spools available price
2 Plus
0-2 2.9" .85" 2.8oz 20# Dacron 
(MA Spool Only: WF0F-80, WF1F-70, WF2F-60, WF3F-50)
Mid Arbor Only $430 / $158
3 Plus
3-5 3.25" .8250" 4.8oz 20# Dacron 
(LA Spool: WF3F-110, Wf4F-100, WF5F-80) 
(MA Spool: WF4F-130, WF5F-115)
Large and Mid Arbor $450 / $175
4 Plus
4-6 3.425" .90" 5.2oz 20# Dacron 
(LA Spool: WF5F-100, WF6F-80) 
(MA Spool: WF5F-160, WF6F-130)
Large and Mid Arbor $500 / $190
5 Plus
5-7 3.625" .9375" 6.5oz 20# Dacron 
(LA Spool: WF5F-130, WF6F-110, WF7F-100) 
(MA Spool: WF5F-200, WF6F-180, WF7F-160)
Large and Mid Arbor $550 / $205
7 Plus
7-9 4.0" 1.125" 8.6oz 20# Dacron 
(LA Spool: WF7F-220, WF8F-210, WF9F-200) 
(MA Spool: WF7F-280, WF8F-270, WF9F-260)
Capacity: 30# Gel Spun 
(LA Spool: WF7F-385, WF6F-350, WF7F-315) 
(MA Spool: WF7F-440, WF8F-405, WF9F-370)
Large and Mid Arbor $650 / $225
9 Plus
9-12 4.25" 1.375" 10.6oz 30# Dacron 
(LA Spool: WF9F-285, WF10F-240, WF11F-205, WF12F-180) 
(MA Spool: WF9F-360, WF10F-335, WF11F-300, WF12F-265)
Capacity: 50# Gel Spun 
(LA Spool: WF9F-525, WF10F-435, WF11F-350, WF12F-315) 
(MA Spool: WF10F-700, WF11F-650, WF12F-610)
Large and Mid Arbor $800 / $350
11 Plus
11-12 4.625" 1.5" 11.1oz 30# Dacron 
(LA Spool: WF11F-275, WF12F-250) 
(MA Spool: WF11F-425, WF12F-400)
Capacity: 50# Gel Spun 
(LA Spool: WF11F-400, WF12F-350) 
(MA Spool: WF11F-700, WF12F-660)
Large and Mid Arbor $875 / $375
12 Plus
12-16 5.000" 1.6875" 15.6oz 55# Daiwa Saltiga Boat Braid (.014"/.36mm Diameter) 
(LA Spool: WF12F-450) (MA Spool: WF12F-1000)) 
Large and Mid Arbor $950/400

*** The capacity information above is a minimum baseline standard only.  Check the diameter of your backing of choice to estimate actual capacity.
Black/Silver Clear/Green Clear/Black 
Clear/Blue Clear/Red Clear/Blue- Drag side

Hatch Fly Reels

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Graves Mill Center at Route 221, P O Box 1265, Forest (Lynchburg), Virginia 24551-5265
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