Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F
Litespeed F

Litespeed F

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Light-year. The distance traveled by light in a single year; the time it takes for design to evolve to a next step.
What can be said about larger but lighter, lighter but stronger? Of course it can be done. We’ve done it over and over again, but does there come a time when the bar can’t be raised?
No, there are always improvements to be made, new ways of thinking, new materials, and processes to exploit. As we’ve said – the performance benchmark for a fly reel is retrieve rate per ounce. If you haven’t thought about it before, think about it now: there’s no downside to high retrieve rate other than extra weight.
As an example, consider the 2021 Gen 6 Litespeed: CNC machined with material distributed artfully along critical load paths, stable and strong, so light you might forget it’s there, but beautiful enough to make you remember it is.
The art of the fly reel derives from the science of the fly reel, but at the end of the day both art and science, when held in balance, serve to make us smile.

LSF – The LSF is the freshwater version of the new Litespeed. The chassis is based on the conical system found in our other reels with the addition of a click stop drag knob and a unique spring set that creates a linear progression of torque with very fine resolution at the light end of its range. LSF spool and frame architecture is super-arbor in scale for high retrieve, but spare and open to promote line drying and, of course, reduce weight.

Available in Whiskey and Fuego.

SIZE DIAMETER WIDTH WEIGHT ROD WEIGHT LINE BACKING CAPACITY
-3+ 3.50" 0.90" 3.10 oz 2.3.4 WF4 75 yds 20#
-5+ 3.75" 1.00" 3.60 oz 4.5.6 WF6 125 yds 20#
-7+ 4.00" 1.00" 4.50 oz 6.7.8 WF8 180 yds 20#
  • Ultra Large Arbor Format
  • Lightest yet largest diameter Litespeed to date
  • Space frame construction – Exceptional Strength-to-Weight Ratio
  • Re-engineered seals – Enhanced reliability and waterproofing
  • Indexing click drag knob
  • Made in the USA
  • Weight: 0.8 lbs
  • Dimensions: 6 × 6 × 4 in

Customer Reviews

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Maurizio Patane'
Exceptional reel

Congratulations, great job !!! received yesterday morning the Litespeed F 3+ Whiskey, a true work of art, it seems tailor-made to be mounted on my SAGE Trout LL, truly a perfect match, I wanted to try it immediately in the water, perhaps with a nice fish attached but, unfortunately, due to rain and swollen and dirty rivers I will have to wait a few days, so when dry the clutch seems very sweet and progressive, great thing when fishing with fine lines, the reel finishes are stellar, what can I say? The top to 360°

PS; I apologize for my bad English

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Marc Ciufolo
Reel nice

All things considered this is the nicest reel I own now. It works flawlessly (so far) and looks fantastic in whiskey. It is light and the large arbor works well. You will not be let down with one of these.

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Fred Hohne
LFS Whiskey

Based on looks, build quality, and performance. I give this a solid 5 stars.

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Based on 3 reviews
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Maurizio Patane'
Exceptional reel

Congratulations, great job !!! received yesterday morning the Litespeed F 3+ Whiskey, a true work of art, it seems tailor-made to be mounted on my SAGE Trout LL, truly a perfect match, I wanted to try it immediately in the water, perhaps with a nice fish attached but, unfortunately, due to rain and swollen and dirty rivers I will have to wait a few days, so when dry the clutch seems very sweet and progressive, great thing when fishing with fine lines, the reel finishes are stellar, what can I say? The top to 360°

PS; I apologize for my bad English

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Marc Ciufolo
Reel nice

All things considered this is the nicest reel I own now. It works flawlessly (so far) and looks fantastic in whiskey. It is light and the large arbor works well. You will not be let down with one of these.

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Fred Hohne
LFS Whiskey

Based on looks, build quality, and performance. I give this a solid 5 stars.