Day: February 28, 2016

Loop Cross S1

Product Review: Loop Cross S1 5wt Rod

The Loop Cross S1 in 5wt is my workhorse setup. I have it paired with an Allen Kraken II reel, which I have reviewed separately here. I use this rod in a variety of ways. I throw poppers and streamers in warm water, and everything from dry flies to streamers and indicators for trout. Here […]

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allen kraken reel

Product Review: Allen Kraken II Reel

The Allen Kraken fly reel is another great product from this company. With a mid range price starting at $209 for the size II (line weight 5/6) it fishes like a much more expensive reel. I bought this reel to accompany my Loop Cross S1 5wt and it balances like a dream. It’s not the […]

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Product Review: Allen Kraken XLA Reel

It is time for another review of a great reel from Allen Fly Fishing. These guys continue to put out premium products at half the price of their competitors. I reviewed the Kraken reel in size II (5-6wt) already, which is a fantastic product with sizes to cover pretty much any big game water. But […]

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