The Original Tibor Riptide Fly Reelfor 9 - 11 weight fly rods/lines
First introduced in 1995, Ted Juracsik's Original Tibor series quickly established itself as the benchmark standard by which all other custom-crafted American-made big-game caliber fly reels would be measured. Meticulously designed and developed over the years with keen input and wisdom drawn from legendary anglers like Lefty Kreh, Flip Pallot and more, Ted's Original Tibor was among the first to incorporate a fleet of advanced performance elements that many of us modern fly fishers take for granted as 'standard' today! With large arbor spools purposefully engineered to significantly enhance anglers rate of line retrieval, the Original Tibors are precisely machined from lightweight-yet-sturdy aerospace-grade aluminum and are assembled with pride to the tightest tolerances. Built around a beautifully simple and highly-adjustable compressed-cork drag system, the remarkably reliable Tibor family of fly reels provides anglers absolutely flawless performance throughout its entire range, with brutish top-end stopping power too. Having long withstood the test of time, with a history of success amidst the most challenging circumstances and proven against the world's most demanding gamefish species, with over 250 World Records claimed so far! When nothing less than the very best will do, Ted Juracsik's Original Tibor is the reel you choose.Made from solid aluminum bar stockLightweight to balance with modern fly rods and reduce casting fatigueRobust outgoing line signals, easily removable for silent operationCan be changed from right to left hand retrieveCork drag is reliable and easy-to-maintainSerialized for identification and protectionExtra thick neoprene case includedStandard polished finishes are Jet Black and Satin GoldFrosted finishes are Frost Black and Frost SilverCustom finishes are available on a special order basisMade and assembled in the U.S.A.