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Michael Peters, United StatesAbout ALEKA X2 Rod Outfit/Combos

I had a great experience when I purchased my rod and reel. Very great customer service!!

Randy Waugh, United StatesAbout ALEKA A3 Fly Reel 5/6

Had a problem with an order, but Aleka was great in taking care of it and getting my order to me quickly. Very pleased with their service.

David A. Huthmaker, United StatesAbout ALEKA A4 Fly Rod Series

Great service, great product, affordable price, thank you Aleka sports, you made it possible for me to experience Fly Fishing for steelhead!

Scott Pressman, United StatesAbout X2 Spinning Reel

Easy, quick and great products!

Jacob Novak, United StatesAbout ALEKA A3 Rod Outfits/Combos

Great buy for the price. I have yet to take the rod out on the water but it feels amazing when just flinging around the house. For $200 you get the whole package which includes a warranty, fly line, rod, reel, dry flys, and a rod tube. I'm very impressed with the quality of the products and customer support/shipping. I will definitely be ordering all future fly fishing tackle from Aleka.

Paul Kennedy, CanadaAbout ALEKA A8 Rod Outfit/Combos

After researching a few different brands and some input from a fellow friend and fisherman, I was sold on the A8 combo. I contacted John who was awesome to deal with and placed my order. Only one week later I recieved my package. I am very pleased with the friendly service and quick shipping. I encourage anyone who's looking for a new combo that performs to perfection but don't break the bank; to contact John and take advantage of this great deal.

Robert Christie, United StatesAbout X2 Spinning Reel

Great product, great customer service.

Brett Marty, United StatesAbout ALEKA A3 Fly Rod Series

A big thanks to John and Aleka for the great customer service. I received my A3 rod combos with an upgrade to A8 reels. The rods and reels feel great... Now time to go chase some Steelhead!

Joe Todd, United StatesAbout ALEKA X2 Fly Rod Series

After researching several different nymphing fly rods and after a lot of different recommendations from some professional angler friends, I came across a rod I had not heard of, the Aleka X2 EVOLVE. So, I contacted John at Aleka to inquire about the EVOLVE, after several conversations with John I was sold. I ordered the EVOLVE for a tournament I was fishing, in just a couple weeks from our conversation. I had the rod within a few days and was out on the water putting it through the paces, it performed flawless, first fish landed was a 20” rainbow. Then came the tournament, in each session the EVOLVE became my primary rod, the feel this rod has when short line or long line nyphing is amazing, I could feel the nymphs bouncing of the rocks, and the subtle take that the trout were giving was noticed immediately. Landed a 25” rainbow beast, on this 3wt. allowed me to fight this fish and put in the net in less than 2 minutes. For me an incredible accomplishment on a 3wt. using 6x tippet. The EVOLVE is now a major player in my arsenal. I have now order the Aleka X2 2wt. 10’ and can’t wait to see what happens now. Thanks to Aleka for an incredible product. Riverlake Fly Fishing

Brent Walling, United StatesAbout ALEKA A8 Fly Rod Series

I recently purchased one of your A8 10ft #7 fly rods because one of my buddies let me cast his A8 last year steelheading and I was amazed with how well it loaded with heavy weight and through line. Long story short, I made the order and it arrived in less than a week. It arrived the day before my friends and I were heading on a fishing trip to wyoming where on a normal day you are casting into a 20 to 30 mile per hour wind. So I decided to bring the A8 to see how it would do, the rod was casting into the wind like a dream. It casted so well that I am sure you will sell 4 more rods to all of my crew. Great service, great product.

Frank Santacruz, United StatesAbout Allys Shrimp Red

I purchased some of your salmon flies a few days ago for a trip to northern Michigan to fish for kings I received my flies in no time your service is outstanding. My buddies and I tried them and killed the kings 60 plus hook ups in a day I will definitely order more products from your company I share some of the flies with my buddies and they loved them to you will get a couple more orders from us. Thanks again for your service. A loyal customer. Frank Santacruz

Michael Beachy, United StatesAbout ALEKA A8 Fly Rod Series

I am a part time trout fishing guide and was drawn to Aleka fly rods by the price originally. I am also a rod builder and got tired of clients abusing my custom built rods.I have found these rods to be absolutely fantastic. The quality is as good as I have found anywhere. I fish small streams and am a big fan of the 8ft 4wt. I cannot build a rod of this quality at this price. Thank you Aleka! Mike Beachy

Jamie Reeves, United StatesAbout ALEKA A3 Rod Outfits/Combos

I recently ordered the Aleka A3 Outfit as a backup setup for my trout outfit. I've worked with it, almost exclusively, the last couple of outings. The line included is great! The reel looks and feels amazing. The drag system is incredibly smooth and holds its position very well. But the crown jewel of this deal is the rod! After using mine, I'd be willing to pay $100 for the rod included. It doesn't have all the bells and whistles of other rods, but I appreciate that! They put as much money into the technology and product as possible. For a rod I'll primarily use in rough country, a wooden or polished nickel butt reel seat isn't necessary. I just need a rod that presents my fly as accurately as possible, and the Aleka A3 is pretty darn good at it. This is easily one of the best (if not the best) deals on the market as far as fly outfits are concerned. It's worth every penny, and then some.

Pedro Garcia, United StatesAbout ALEKA A8 Fly Rod Series

I love my ALEKA fly rod and ALEKA fly reel. It is a great combination. I use it for Euro nymphing and have great success.

Scott FerrisAbout ALEKA A8 Fly Rod Series

REVIEW OF THE ALEKA A8 FLY ROD. When I receive any fly fishing equipment in the mail, I am like a kid in a candy store. IT'S CHRISTMAS AT MY HOUSE!!! I recently received an Aleka A8 flyrod, 9 foot, 6 wt. Taking it out of the box, I found a sturdy rod tube and cloth rod sack, both well made. I pulled out the 4 pc rod. First, I looked at the bottom section: the reel seat, with a lovely walnut insert and well-fitting up-locking reel screw. The cork gripe felt very comfortable in my small hand. I noticed the cork, which did not have any defects occasionally found on even higher priced rods. Each section had the obligatory alignment dots and they were right on. I put the sections together and had to check the rod size and line wt as it felt too light. What a relief that a 6wt rod can feel so light in your hands, yet sturdy. Aleka's ARC Technology is fantastic. I assembled the rod, took one of my reels with a WF6F line out to the back yard of grass. A few false casts to get line out quickly telegraphed to me that this was one powerful rod for a 6wt. Without exaggeration, the line really took off and in short order 50 and 60 feet went out. Nice for Steelhead, which is one species I will target with this rod. Equally, short distances were easy to lay out. Later when casting on the River, roll casts were so easy to achieve with this rod. And water hauls were a breeze. I had enrolled in a Fly casting course for instructors recently and used the A8 in the class. It performed with elegant style and did everything I asked of it. From "pick up and lay down" to Double haul, it was flawless. Make no mistake, I am not a "Certified Casting Instructor" but wanted to learn how to teach beginners to fly cast. Well, I will use my A8 for all instructions. Well done, ALEKA for designing a rod that beginner or expert can cast with ease. As they say: "SPOT ON!" Scott from Washington