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Shilton Engineering was established in 1988 and specialises in high-precision engineering projects. Manufactured since 1999, our renowned Shilton Fly Reels are crossing all frontiers in the international fly-fishing arena.

The Shilton team are passionate about our products and take pride in sharing our knowledge and love of fly fishing tackle with our clients. We believe excellent customer service to be as important as a quality product. Should you have any queries about our range of reels, feel free to contact us for advice and assistance.

Shilton Reels are renowned for their reliability and durability.

There is no substitute for a smooth cork drag.

Shilton support many fly fishing guide programs and continually receive phenomenal feedback from top fly fisherman and guides across the world. Our range of Shilton Fly Reels are highly sought after and remain a much loved brand in South Africa and countries around the globe. We are proud of our products’ reputation and are confident in their reliability, durability and unsurpassed quality. It gives us great pleasure to also mention that many IGFA World Records have been awarded to fly fisherman fishing with our Shilton Fly Reels.

In 2010, Shilton Engineering was awarded the much sought after and prestigious Design Excellence Award from the South African Bureau of Standards. The Shilton Team comprise of avid, experienced fly fisherman who are committed to serving the Shilton community and offering a service second to none.


At Shilton we are very committed to our brand and place a lot of focus on building long term relationships with our clients.

If you desire an awesome fly reel collection which will stand the test of time, choose Shilton – you won’t regret it!

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