The perfect crossover reel for both salt and fresh water fly fishing. If I was stranded on a desert island and had only one reel to bring, it would be the 7 Plus.
Hatch Finatic 9 Plus is capable of running 9–12 weight lines and your choice of mid or large arbor spools.
The Hatch Finatic 11 Plus bridges the gap between the 9 and 12 Plus models but also has an over sized handle for greater grip control.
Hatch had one thing in mind when designing this reel – Tarpon. The goal was to create a larger reel that bridged the gap between the 9 and 12 Plus models.
The 2 Plus is rated for 2 through 4 weight lines, weighs only 3.2 oz. without line, and measures 3” in diameter.
The 3 Plus is capable of running 3–5 weight lines with ample backing capacity for the occasional whopper that might come along
Designed to be the perfect 5 weight reel — but feels equally balanced with 4-6 weight lines as well.
They have used this workhorse fly reel for surf fishing in So Cal, light steelheading in Oregon, chucking nasty streamers to ravenous browns in Montana, and stalking bones on the flats in Belize.
Where the rubber meets the road my friends! If you’ve been dreaming of a reel that has the look, feel and performance of a Ferrari, then look no further.
When you’re tackling big fish like the ones this reel was designed for, then I think that’s really sound advice.