Lamson reels are built in the USA and have been among the best value of any reel for many years. They are good at what they do and they focus exclusively on building great fly reels at a price anyone can afford. They offer reels from low end to high end for anglers pursuing stream trout all the way up to Bluewater species. All of their reels are backed by a fantastic warranty. They are built in Ketchum Idaho by fisherman for fisherman. Their sole focus on the fly reel sets them apart from many other competitors.