Van Staal VF5LW VF Series Fly Fishing Reel 5wt

Van Staal VF5LW VF Series Fly Fishing Reel 5wt

Price: $299.99
TD Code
DescriptionSizeGear RatioRetrieveModel TypeColorPrice
VF Series Fly Fishing Reel5wt1:1Dual RetrieveLight WeightGunmetal$299.99 USD

Introducing the all new Van Staal VF Series Fly Reels, engineered to be the lightest yet strongest fly reels with 6 models ranging from a 3WT capable of targeting trout on your favorite stream to a 12WT able of taking down tarpon, sailfish, and monster GTs.
VF Fly Reels are based on the same foundation as all Van Staal Reels, machined from 6061-T6 aluminum and fully sealed and waterproof, creating an incredibly durable and reliable product. Van Staal purposely engineered the strength into each reel and then machined the weight out by using a unique pentagon shape and machining the drag cartridge into the frame. The sealed drag is uniquely supported by two radial bearings top and bottom with an additional anti-reverse bearing resulting in a reel that is incredibly rigid. Available in 3 freshwater models VF3LW, VF5LW and the VF7LW and 3 saltwater models VF8HD, VF10HD and VF12HD, there is a Van Staal VF Fly Reel to suit any of your fly fishing needs.

5 Stars based on 1 reviews
By Mark R.
Clearwater, FL
New Van Staal 5w
January 22, 2019
I own lots of reels, both casting and fly. This is my second Van Staal reel and my first Van Staal fly reel. The quality does not disappoint. Compared to some of my more expensive fly reels it matches up just fine.
  • Weight
  • Drag
  • Quality
  • Price
  • Lack of color options
  • Not made in the US
2 Questions & 2 Answers
James Marshall
from Chipley Florida asked:
April 26, 2019
What weight pole and line would you use with this
1 Answer
a 5,6,7 weight 
Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on May 2, 2019

from Japan asked:
August 12, 2021

Is this reel right-handed? (Can it be used with left-handed winding?)Is there something like a switch if it can be used both right-handed and left-handed?

1 Answer

Unfortunately this specific item has been discontinued by Van Staal and is no longer available. Our apologies for any inconvenience in regards to that. Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with.

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on August 12, 2021


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