I know you use semi-automatic fly reels and I have read your latest update on the various reels available. I noticed a new one recently from China. Maxcatch seems to be trying to fill in the blanks on just about anything related to flyfishing. I have a couple of their rods, and they are not bad. Check out their automatic fly reel on Appears to be signficantly less expensive than the other reels as you might expect. I have caught a few carp but I need to spend more time trying for them. The ones I have caught are definitely among the most powerful fish I have managed to hook.