American Made Fishing Reels

We are compiling an ever growing list of fishing reel manufacturers & brands, which might include large corporations, local companies or individuals.

There are currently 10 businesses in this list, which might include products made from goods & materials 100% produced here in America, but some may also contain a percentage sourced outside the United States.

We've included a few words from the companies about themselves and the reels they make, along with direct links to both the businesses & on-line retailers where you can get the latest prices, shipping costs, special deals, ect, if available.

This list was last reviewed 12/28/2017 by

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US Fishing Reel Brand & Manufacturers List


Abel Fishing Reels
Abel Fly Reels are consistently praised as the best. If you're looking for a top quality, custom Fly Fishing Reel, contact us today. We have some of the finest reels for fly fishing available.

All Abel products are 100% hand-crafted in their Camarillo, California factory by highly skilled technicians using only the finest materials. Our products are collector quality and built to withstand years of abuse. Abel Fly Fishing reels and equipment are produced using the highest quality materials and craftsmanship. They've been making the best Freshwater & Saltwater Sport Fishing Reels for over 27 years.


Aspen Fishing Reels
Aspen Fly Reels are manufactured by Barrel Service Company, a family owned and operated machine shop located in San Marcos, CA. What started as a one man shop with a manual Axelson lathe is now a contract manufacturer with sixteen CNC lathes, four machining centers, and numerous horizontal and vertical mills. The company employs over forty machinists, operators, and support personnel in a 22,000 square foot facility.


Avet Fishing Reels
All Avet Reels feature components precision machined in the USA from solid 6061-T6 marine grade aluminum, and solid stainless steel stock, with incredible strength and corrosion resistance engineered into their design. All Aluminum components are anodized for superior corrosion resistance, as well as beautiful finishes.


GRProto Fishing Reels
Made in USA. Built tough on our patent pending drag system. Feature packed, functional reels backed by a Lifetime Warranty and Money Back Guarantee. Everything we sell is engineered and designed by us, and inspired by time on the water. Everything we put our name behind must work at least as well if not better than anything else on the market, and most importantly should be reasonably priced.

Innovative Reel Technologies

Innovative Reel Technologies Fishing Reels
IRT Reels are Made In the U.S.A. Our dedicated production and development teams will work with you to provide the highest quality customer and product service in the industry today. Depending on the yearly use of your reel, IRT recommends it be sent to our home office in Pine Grove, Pennsylvania for an annual service.


Nautilus Fishing Reels
Nautilus fly reels are the finest reels made and are the fruit of 180 years of family tradition, innovation, and excellence. When you visit the Nautilus Reels factory in Miami, you encounter dedication amplified by passion, diligence fueled by tradition, and generations of experience with machinery.


Penn Fishing Reels
Since Otto Henze founded the PENN Fishing Tackle Company in 1932, we've been at the forefront of modern reel design and production. We pride ourselves on the fact that millions of experienced anglers around the world put their faith in PENN products every day. That's what inspires us to continue our founder's dream of manufacturing the world's highest quality fishing tackle.

Productive Alternatives, Inc.

Productive Alternatives, Inc. Fishing Reels
The Fish Alert buzzes when you've got a bite - don't miss another fish with this battery operated reel alarm! Productive Alternatives, Inc

Ross Reels

Ross Reels Fishing Reels
Ross Reels and Fly Rods are recognized as some of the best in the world. Our fly reels dominate saltwater conditions and our fly fishing rods are built to handle some of the toughest fish out there.

Tibor Reel Corporation

Tibor Reel Corporation Fishing Reels
2011 marked the 35th Anniversary of Tibor Reel Corporation, and to celebrate, Tibor introduced a revolutionary new line of reels that are the pinnacle of 35 years of designing and manufacturing the world’s finest fly fishing reels. Tibor reels are made “by fishermen for fishermen,” and the Juracsik family is proud their products are 100% made in the USA.

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Some of the companies listed in this directory that produce outdoor products here in America may also have them manufactured in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices and product designs with little or no notice, so if there are questions that still remain, we suggest you contact the manufacturer directly.

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