Flystart Fly Reels Affordable Performance! An introductory priced fly reel that still performs to the expectations of even the most experienced angler. You will be amazed with its quality in manufacturing tolerance, drag performance and durability. The Flystart is a great reel for the first-time fly fishing participant that demands quality, but does not want to spend a fortune gearing up to fish. Our most popular Flystart reel is #2 black line weight 4-6, capacity WF5+125 backing, weight 5.5oz. $65.