Originally Posted by hotfoot
I've made up my mind to try and buy only American made!! Reels seem to be a stumbling block for me. My question is who in America makes a upper end ($100-300 )bait cast reel with low weight ( 6-8 oz. )as good Garcia or Shimano?
If you're talking about low-profile baitcast reels that's light and made in USA ... there is NONE (correct me if I'm wrong).
Most of the reels that are actually made in USA are big and heavy.
I have a nice collection of those.