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Posted on: July 17, 2017

MEDC Congratulates Abel Automatics Inc.!


MEDC extends our congratulations to Abel Automatics Inc. for taking home the top prize as Best New Fly Reel in the Freshwater category for their new SDF series of fly reels at the annual International Fly Tackle Dealer (IFTD) trade show.  The 2017 IFTD show is the world’s largest and fastest growing tackle-trade show and was attended by 15,000+ individuals. The show hosted over 550 companies in 1,850 booths, with a total combined exhibitor count of over 700 businesses.  Abel is a premium American fishing company established in 1980 and employs approximately 50 people worldwide.

“It’s an honor to win any IFTD award,” said Jeff Patterson, director of sales for Abel. “Our sincerest thanks go out to our dealers and industry media.”


You can read further about Abel’s award in the 7-15-17, Saturday Montrose Daily Press Newspaper.

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