100 Size Round Reel
5.3 oz
Right Hand & Left Hand
CNC Milled 6061 – T6 Aluminum


The O.G.
The G.O.A.T.
Salty 150

Our Story

Established five years ago, Bates Fishing Company has rapidly emerged as a pioneering force in the fishing industry, revolutionizing the art of fishing reel manufacturing with its unparalleled precision and craftsmanship. Founded on the principles of innovation and dedication to quality, Bates Fishing Company has become synonymous with excellence in the manufacturing of CNC milled aluminum low profile fishing reels.

Bates Fishing Company began its journey with a singular focus on crafting high-quality fly fishing reels using the finest CNC milled aluminum. The dedication to precision engineering and commitment to meeting the demands of anglers quickly garnered acclaim within the fishing community. It was the introduction of their baitcasting reels in 2022 that propelled the company into the international spotlight.

With an unwavering commitment to pushing boundaries and redefining industry standards, Bates Fishing Company’s baitcasting reels have captured the imagination of anglers worldwide. Combining cutting-edge technology with meticulous craftsmanship, these reels offer unmatched performance, durability, and reliability on the water.

The response from the global fishing community has been nothing short of extraordinary, with enthusiasts from the USA, Australia, Europe, and the Indo Pacific regions embracing Bates Fishing Company’s products with enthusiasm and passion. Whether casting lines in freshwater lakes, saltwater flats, or deep-sea excursions, anglers trust Bates Fishing Company to deliver precision-engineered equipment that enhances their fishing experience.

Looking ahead, Bates Fishing Company remains steadfast in its commitment to innovation and excellence. With a vision of creating products that endure for generations, the company is dedicated to developing fishing gear that will stand the test of time. From traditional angling techniques to cutting-edge advancements, Bates Fishing Company continues to push the boundaries of what is possible in the pursuit of angling perfection.

As Bates Fishing Company charts its course for the future, it does so with a deep-seated belief in the enduring power of the fishing tradition. With each meticulously crafted reel, the company honors the legacy of the sport while embracing the opportunities of tomorrow. Bates Fishing Company invites anglers everywhere to join them on this journey as they continue to redefine what it means to fish with precision, passion, and purpose.