The award-winning U.S.-made Omega series of reels from Allen Fly Fishing pair a modern, large-arbor design with an unparalleled drag system to provide anglers with the perfect multi-species tool. The negligible start-up inertia and amazingly smooth application of drag power is perfect for light tippet situations with large lake-run fish, while the “U”-shaped spool has plenty of room for the heavier lines thrown at apex predators. For those true freshwater monsters, the peerless stopping power of the Omega’s drag is up to the task. After almost a half a decade in development, and several trips back to the drawing board, we’ve reached a finished product that we’re proud to send on any fishing trip. Once you consider the beautifully anodized finish, unique porting and detailing, and a bulletproof warranty, it’s easy to start wondering why you ever fished another reel
Attention to detail was our top priority during development. It features the tightest tolerances and finest hardened anodized finish in the industry. The custom reel balance and individually machined serial number on each frame provide a custom look that showcases each reel's hand-made attention to detail. The Omega is ready to provide a lifetime of fishing adventures in both your home fisheries and your "bucket list" trips. We are proud to be producing this reel in the heartland of manufacturing: The American Midwest!
- Fully machined aluminum spool and frame
- Multi-disc stacked carbon drag system
- Sealed drag
- Large arbor, U-cut spool
- Click retrieve and click drag
- Made in the USA
Model Reel Dia Weight Spool Depth Spool Width Reel Capacity Size Suggestions Price 3 4.17" 7.98oz/226g 1.65" 1.1" 8wt WFF + 200yd 30lb backing 7wt to 9wt WFF
350gr to 500gr Shooting Heads
$575 4 4.40" 8.71oz/247g 1.85" 1.18" 10wt WFF + 250yd 30lb backing 9wt to 12wt WFF
500 to 600gr Shooting Heads
$625 5 4.54" 9.17oz/260g 2.17" 1.32" 12wt WFF + 300yd 30lb backing 12wt to 14wt WFF
600gr to 1000gr Shooting Heads
Reviewschad smithI recently bought a spare spool to fish this reel with a 9wt, as well as a 10wt. The Omega is a great reel. It's very sturdy, very smooth, and has a great feel to it. It is a pleasure to use. I also have a Kraken XLA, which is a very nice reel. The Omega has a more solid feel, but I really like the size of the XLA. I may end up with an Omega XLA before it's all over with. Anyway, the Omega is a great reel, and has so far performed flawlessly against the striper I've put it up against. If you're comparing this to other established names at a similar price point, I can say that I have a Hatch, and a Tibor, But I have 3 Allens.
TOP OF THE LINE!!I have 2 Kraken reels and now I have added the Omega. Can't wait to fish with it! Quality craftsmanship and looks. Might buy me another one but different color.Patrick Gingras
The Gods Created the OmegaHands down my favorite reel to use. Paired with my Volant 12 wt. this combo is my go to for any big game, hard pulling, man handling fish. Aside from its glossy finish and vibrant color combinations, the omega is the work horse of the Allen Reels fleet. The drag systems that you can literally lock down and stop a fish in its tracks. This is my go to for the mullet runs, keys tarpon, and offshore pelagics. You owe yourself to buy one of these reels and you will be quite satisfied.Doug Haynes
right hand drag neededFabulous reel but need a right hand drag for this size. Especially like the light weightG.D.E.
Oh, yeah!!!!Well made. Good looking. Smooth. Balances perfectly with the 9' 8 wt. Icon II. Nice job Allen!Adam
Mythical fish taming machineThe Omega should come wrapped in gold wrapping paper, and angels should sing as you open it and prepare to battle your finned foes. Any fly rod becomes a magical spear that can tame the mightiest finned monstrosity once an Omega is strapped onto it. The line capacity, smoothness of the drag, and pure aesthetic appeal are second to none in any price range. I've put mine against monster snook and tarpon, and I'm just as impressed with it as I was the first time I saw it. The last reel you'll want or need to ever buy.ivan garza
Intense reelThe omega 3, i have on a helios 2 8wt rod, and what a light set up! It has all the drag i need to pull snook out of the roots, my clients love the set up and i couldn't be happier with it, i also have the omega 5 on a helios 2 11wt rod, and this where i get to truly test the drag on tarpon and couldnt ask for smoother and effective drag, im truly happy with allens products. Been happy with allen customer service and how good you guys treat us, thank you guys.Ted Angradi
fantasticThe guys put together an all red version of the Omega III, and it is gorgeous. Not had a change to fish it yet (I live in Duluth), but heading south in April. Fit and finish are as good as the T*b*r or the N**til*s, at a better price point. What more can you say?
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