Sign Up. Watch; Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel Guide In Description 1929-1981. C $318.50. Relaunching America's most iconic fly reel. I see more use for the Pflueger disc drag in larger sizes starting with 7 weights or maybe 6 weights. EUR 53,38 Versand. Pflueger Medalist 1494-1/2 fly reel EXcellent in box = a BEAUTY! Moderator. Let’s check out why you should buy a spinning reel over others! 4 product ratings - Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel Model 1494 Sculpted Pillars, Chain Link Guide . I'd have to spool 5wt fly line with smth about 50yds of 12lbs backing. Satisfaction guaranteed. I use a weight forward 6 now and will stay with it. I was just wondering about the 1494 1/2DA for this rod as well. ↳   Information About Makers and Manufacturers, ↳   Appraisals & Identification of Bamboo Fly Rods. 4.5 out of 5 stars. 12 people found this helpful. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. OnePfoot also produces a new reel foot for the older reels. Am I right? Home; Categories; Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel 1494 1 2; BEST . You may also like. Example Shown 1494 "Made in Akron" 1959 was a year of great changes. Have put 100 yards of 20lb. £13.49 postage . Payment MUST reach me before I weighs anchor. I will be on the road Jan. 8-19. The purpose of this board is to discuss, ask questions about, and give answers concerning fly reels, their makers and their history. I realize that the size depends on what line you're using and what you're fishing for, but if you had to chose a favorite to say "this is the peak of the line" which size would you point to? Have 5 of them from the 50s and early 60s. What is the diameter of this Medalist? 10/10. If I could only have two sizes, the 1494 and 1495 would be my choice. item 8 4 complete Pflueger Medalist No.1495 fly reel with line 8 - 4 complete Pflueger Medalist No.1495 fly reel with line. Top reviews. Aus Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika. The foot on the older reels was thicker and did not fit the new rods very well. Penn Pursuit III Spinning Fishing Reel, Black/Silver, 2500 . This reel uses a smart click-and-pawl drag instead of the old-style carbon drag. EUR 105,55. Ifig BZH Member Posts: 2 Joined: 01/26/14 10:36. by aged_sage » 03/19/15 09:20, Post or Buy it now. Diminutive Pflueger Medalist#1494 CJ Fly Reel is probably best suited to Trout or Pan Fish species, possibly small Bass even, with either a 4WT or 5WT floating fly line we'd guess, depending upon your skill level with a Fly Fishing Rod& Reel of course.See Photos) This Pflueger Medalist Reel features a dial drag knob on frame sideplate at back end for convenient access with either hand. or Best Offer. EUR 106,05. If I only get one, it's a pre-'35 1494 - they're solid, have a great alloy foot, and a silky, soapy lead finish. I thought it would be interesting to see what your favorite size of Pflueger Medalist is. Joined: 2006/9/11 8:26. Angelart: Fliegenfischen. To put it into perspective, in 1959 the unemployment rate dropped to 5.5%,and popular TV programs included "Rawhide", "Bonanza" and "The Twilight Zone". Not sure I would have bothered if it were corroded, etc. We researched and found the easiest for beginners. Thank you for your help, I'll go for a 1494; if I feel it a bit too big for my 7' FE Thomas (reproduction), I'll return to my Hardy Golden Prince, and put the Pflueger on a 8' Palakona. I've been ordering drag plates/hold down bearings for my Pflueger fly reels (models 1495 1/2, 1498) and am impressed with the service, so far. Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests. Any suggestions? Free shipping. PFLUEGER MEDALIST FLY REEL 1494 AK Operating Instructions ca: 1965 Marked: Pflueger Medalist by Shakespeare, 1494 AK Appears to be in good operating condition, well used, scratches and paint chips (please see photos) Thank you. If anyone out there has any older Pflueger Medalist fly reels and need parts to repair/replace, take a look at: www.onepfoot.com Dan Hill is the proprietor and machines parts for repair/placement/upgrade of Pflueger fly reels. I like the 1494.5 and the 1495 for 6 and 7 weight lines in fresh water. All 3 reels are in good condition but the 1494 shows its age with some rash and some paint missing from the spool. Vintage Pflueger Medalist USA Fliegenfischen Rolle No 1495 Bakelit? Learn More Stay Updated Sign up to get the latest news and updates sent straight to your inbox. Free shipping. A modern classic. Vintage Pflueger Hawkeye 60-Yard Fly Fishing Reel. or Best Offer. Pflueger Medalist 7/8 November 08, 2017 New Pflueger Medalist 7/8: I picked up a new Pflueger Medalist 7/8 for $90... My intent was to use for trout spey. ↳   Ephemera, empherma and Ephemerella..... ↳   Photos, paintings, written stories and talents. Post A modern classic. Actually we don’t sell them anymore but you can get very nice old ones on eBay, fly fishing classifieds and at garage sales. Time left 6d 13h left. by Ifig BZH » 03/19/15 04:04, Post Simply put, Pflueger Products Perform. 0 Comment Report abuse Jared O'Connor. Mostly fish for small stream trout and river smallmouth. I need one for my Lami #5. Check out our pflueger 1535 reel selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. Saw my first 1592 on eBay about 2-3 months ago. I'm content with click pawls in the trout sizes. For the size fish you are going after, I would recommend the 1494 reel. Buy It Now. Aus Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika. Alaska and Hawaii were admitted to the the Union and became the 49th and 50th States, respectively. Content with click pawls in the trout sizes does the 1494 until gits. See, your abillity to operate the googlemachine is why 3 more than a line holder mostly fish small... 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