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Billy Pate Tarpon

Billy Pate Tarpon

Product #: tibor-bp-tarpon
Line Weight: 10-11-12 WT
Best for: Tarpon, Stripers, King Salmon, Dorado, Shark
Capacity: 350 yds. with WF10F, 320 yds. with WF11F, 300 yds. with WF12F.
Handle: Anti-Reverse

The Billy Pate Tarpon fly reel is a classsic anti-reverse design with a satin gold frame and a jet black spool.

  • Weight: 13 oz.
  • Rod Weights: 10-12
  • Frame Size: 3-3/4" x 2"
  • Capacity: 350 yards of 30lb with WF10F / 320 yards of 30lb with WF11F / 300 yards of 30lb with WF12F

Billy Pate Reels

If you know your fly fishing history, then you know this is the reel that set the hook. When Ted Juracsik unveiled the first Billy Pate Anti-Reverse Tarpon Reel in 1976, fly fishing was forever changed. Day in day out, year after year, no matter the conditions, locale, or species, this precision piece of equipment is designed and constructed to perform flawlessly.

  • Classic Anti-Reverse design with Satin Gold frame and Jet Black spool.
  • One-piece spool and frame; precision machined from the finest bar stock aluminum alloy.
  • Large diameter impregnated main drag insures ultra-smooth and long wearing performance.
  • Each reel is serialized for identification and protection.
  • Backing Groove on the spool helps the angler to accurately determine backing capacity.
  • Comes with an extra thick neoprene case for convenient storage and transportation.

Call Schmidt Outfitters today to order your Billy Pate Tarpon reel at 231-848-4191.