August 2014 3,362 3.4K. September 2013 This reel uses an adjustable click and pawl drag instead of the old brake shoe type drag on the old model. All Jul 3, 2014 - Pflueger Medalist Reels - A History - Old Flies - Fly Angler's OnLine Volumn 7 week 41 According to several internet sources(google Pflueger Medalist history) the 1495 model was introduced in 1938. December 2016 General Angling News In the ’80s Pflueger went to metric screws. January 2015 Voices from the Past: Donnell Culpepper on John Ta... Deconstructing Old Ads: Walter Marhoff and the Mar... Louis Paeth and Outdoor Life in the Early 1920s by... 52 Trade Houses Part 51: Siegel, Cooper & Co. of N... More on William Gordon...1820s Tackle Maker...and ... Deconstructing Old Ads: Get Lucky—Stay Lucky (1953). Pflueger Medalist Fly Kit Brand: Pflueger. June 2016 The drag internals are identical to the Hardy Lightweight series of reels that cost a great deal more. February 2017 May 2018 What's amazing to me is that you can still purchase a brand new Medalist today. It notes that in 1966 The Enterprise Company officially changed it's name To Pflueger, Shakespeare Tackle Co. Angling Art July 2014 General Angling News Get the best deals on Pflueger when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. and reel weight is 6 5/8 oz. May 2014 The bottom of the box is stamped 2S 3 52 Reel diameter is 3 5/8 in. September 2014 i think you probably know more about this reel than i can learn.as far as i can tell it works good and the (brake) is good also . November 2014 The Canadian Antique Fishing Tackle Association (C... 52 Trade Houses Part 50: Katz Drug Co. of Kansas City, Old Dominion Lures Fishing For A Cure Fundraiser. Fly Fishing December 2013 ©2007-2018 Dr. Todd Larson. The Pflueger drag system is a drum brake design. July 2020 June 2018 The Pflueger Medalist is a hugely popular high performing modern fly-fishing reel. April 2016 ... NEW COPY Pflueger Fishing Tackle Lure Reel History PFLUEGER PROFILES . | Free shipping on many items! July 2012 April 2019 November 2011 December 2018 June 2020 Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Favorite Flies August 2012 1495 1/2 PATENTED" Google"Pflueger Medalist Reels A History" for more information on these classic American made fly reels October 2019 April 2014 February 2012 The ‘One-Pfoot’ company has many after market parts for the Medalists. April 2017 While the modern Medalists might not be the quality reel their ancestors were, it … US$ 19.95 for a handful of history! March 2016 Make sure this fits by entering your model number. $24.95. The handle is identical. Get the best deal for Pflüger Fishing Reels from the largest online selection at eBay.com. I got my very first fly outfit for Christmas when I was ten years old, and the reel screwed down on the handle of that yellow Eagle Claw rod was a Pflueger Medalist. By Nacho, 6 years ago on General Fishing Questions. Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Master Guide: Joined: 01/14/06 Posts: 636 Location: US-CA: Quote: if the 1494 would just take a full DT 5 with some backing, id be in heaven, and wouldnt need the 1495, as I prefer the smaller 1494's looks. Pflueger Medalist 7/8. November 2020 September 2015 September 2020 ... .if not at least i know what i have..and thanks for the info on the history of the medalist. April 2020 It is an industry illustrating the wonderful … The ‘One-Pfoot’ company made accessory for the Medalist that were machined aluminum foot assembly, drag discs and counter balances. May 2019 1990s W. S. Franke Custom Fishing Rods, North Conway, NH, introduced the 1-Pfoot reel foot replacement for older Medalist reel feet with screws which allowed for use on more … December 2017 Shop News November 2018 March 2018 Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices. 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