has closed and has nothing left to sell. I have decided to leave the website up as a resource for people interested in fishing with light rods, light lines and light lures - true finesse fishing.

If you want any of the items mentioned on these pages, I can only recommend using your favorite internet search engine.

The Ambassadeur 2500c has been Hot Rodded!

by Les Albjerg
(Caldwell, Idaho)

New Spool and Brake

New Spool and Brake

This morning I was up early. The coffee was hot. The house was quiet. Time to take the plunge and upgrade the 2500c. It wasn't as hard as I thought it was going to be. In the first picture you can see the new spool (5.8g), and the new magnetic braking system. What you can't see in the new 4 prong centrifugal system that replaced the original 2 prong. In the second picture you can see the new ultra light level winder. The third picture shows the new single handle that I bought from Texas. I prefer a single handle, but I'm not sure this is going to be the one I really want. The last picture is the line I am going to try first.

I have a second spool that weighs 7 grams. I should have ordered two of the 4 prong brakes, so then with the simple removal of one side plate, I could have a two line setup. So, tonight I will put it on my Tenyru Spectra spinning reel and give it the test. Just didn't have time this morning.

My first impressions - Wow! From just playing around, I can tell it is much more of a finesse reel than in the original format! It is amazingly smooth! The spool spins forever! More to come in updates. It isn't my father's Ambassadeur anymore!

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Your Stories.


The hooks are sharp.
The coffee's hot.
The fish are slippery when wet.