Best fly reels for fly fishing northern pike

Some of our favorite fly reels for northern pike fly fishing.

Pike can be found in waters throughout the northern U.S. and Canada, and once you’ve experienced the thrill of landing a gator it may just become an obsession.

A 9- or 10-weight system and a reel with a large arbor will let you pick up the line quickly and have more control over the fish, even big ones.

We’ve chosen 6 fly reels from Echo, Lamson and Redington that work well for fly fishing northern pike. Click on the images below to get details and specs on each one. And if you’re also looking for a rod, we have some of the best fly rods for northern pike, too.

The best fly reels for northern pike:

ReelLine weightsPrice
Echo Bravo fly reel 7wt–12wt $139.99
Echo Ion fly reel 2wt–12wt $79.99 - $99.99
Lamson Guru S fly reel 2wt–11wt $289.95 - $339.95
Lamson Liquid fly reel 3wt–10wt $129.95 - $149.95
Redington BEHEMOTH fly reel 4wt–12wt $129.99 - $149.99
Shop all fly reels available from The Fly Fishers fly shop.

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