ATS Reel Series

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The ATS reel series is for those budget-minded trout anglers looking for a fully machined, disc drag, mid arbor reel.  The ATS is CNC machined from the same quality barstock aluminum as our popular Trout Series reels for a quality of reel not before seen for under $100!


  • Oversize handle, as with all of our reel series.
  • Click retrieve and click drag
  • Cork/Teflon disc drag system
  • Fully machined spool and frame
  • Mid arbor spool
  • Quick Release spool with easy left to right hand retrieve change.


Model Reel Dia Weight Spool Depth Spool Width Reel Capacity Size Suggestions Price
1 2.95" 4.1oz .53" .79" 3wt WFF + 50yd 20lb backing 3wt WFF to 5wt WFF (with minimal backing on 5wt) $99
2 3.39" 4.5oz .59" .98" 5wt WFF + 75yd 20lb backing 4wt to 6wt WFF $104
3 3.68" 4.8oz .68" 1" 8wt WFF + 100yd 20lb backing 7wt WFF to 9wt WFF (with minimal backing on 9wt) $109

20 Reviews

  • 5
    Incredible Reel at an Outstanding Price

    Published by Zack on 10th Jul 2015

    Bought the size 1 reel for my 8'6" 4 wt, and it fits it perfectly (size and weight). The quality of this reel is superb, with a flawless fit and finish. This reel is an incredible value at this price. Glad I was able to get a high-quality product from a great group of guys.

  • 5

    Published by dave on 15th Jun 2015

    I've had lots of reels over the years, and this is one of the best ..nice sounding, and not to loud . very high quality.
    would recommend this to anyone...

  • 5
    Simple Reels that Work and Take a Beating...

    Published by Rick on 23rd May 2015

    Got #'s 1 & 2. Both are bad to the bone tough and work flawlessly for the price. Beats out several of my other reels that are well over 2-3 times the price for toughness and reliability. Well worth looking into and getting if you are hard and rough on your gear and need a reel that you do not have to worry about "hurting" then send back to the manufacture only to be told that they can't fix it under their warranty agreement.

    Great job you dudes at Allen for getting this reel out to us out here that fish over 200 days of the year in God forsaken locations that require bushwhacking etc to get to.

  • 5
    Does not act like a $100 reel...

    Published by Kelly Dow on 4th Mar 2015

    This is the last in the Allen lineup of reels that I have yet to review...and I own most of them. It's certainly not last because it is least...although the price is unbeatable. This is a fantastic reel, never mind the generous price tag. I have had numerous successful days on the Truckee River with this beauty and have yet to find anything to gripe about it. It's a great little reel and perfect for a beginner or veteran alike. I use the 5wt to nymph on the river with and it's lightweight nature is perfect for this. I love it...and you will love it too!

  • 5
    You cant find a better reel for this price

    Published by michael leibin on 13th Jan 2015

    I purchased this reel after thoroughly researching reels in multiple price ranges. I have a hard time justifying buying an expensive reel for trout and bass. Most reels drag systems are overkill which causes the price to be too much for something as light wieght as a 5wt rod. So I decided to purchase this reel after reading some good reviews and am very impressed with the quality of this reel. I couldnt find any other that was fully machined or nearly as attractive. Its extremely light and the drag system is smooth with a great click sound to it when adjusted. I purchased this reel with a line included and the line is great as well. I highly recommend this reel and am happy to see Allen is offering highly competitive products for reasonable prices. This sport is starting to become more realistic with companies like Allen.

  • 5
    Great product for good money !!!

    Published by Pawel on 12th Jan 2015

    Very nice reel for little money. Line and backing of very good quality end is added for free!!!. Ideal for delicate fishing. Regards Pawel

  • 5
    Excellent value!

    Published by Tyler on 15th Dec 2014

    This reel looks nice, but it performs outstanding! I have a couple other reels in this price range and this one is by far the nicest. The drag is especially good. It is very smooth and quiet. On some other similarly-priced (or more) reels, the drag adjustment is very nonlinear, but on this one it is easy to dial in. With the specials they offer this is a no brainer.

  • 5
    Can't wait to fish!

    Published by Jason on 8th Dec 2014

    I purchased both the 3/4wt and 5/6wt reels a month ago after hearing such great things about them. It's going to be a long wait until the spring thaw! I can't wait to use them!!

  • 5
    Great Reel

    Published by William Martin on 14th Jun 2014

    Bought for youth, I think it would preform well for anyone.


  • 4

    Published by David Christian on 8th Jun 2014

    I found the reel to be a good product, well made, and worth the price.