Search for: Search Pflueger Fly Reel parts that fit, straight from the manufacturer. Pflueger Medalist. and stamp on the frame. 33 global ratings. an older reel that had its spool replaced years later. Pflueger Medalist Reel: America's most iconic Fly Reel is back and it is better than ever. Sixteen detents makes for a very smooth drag. Almost all Medalist spools are with the rotatable rim a brake mechanism acting upon the outer surface The rotation, check the pin-pawl in the reel's back-plate as they often become The reels equipped with the drag Pflueger line can't be easily upgraded to the latest standards.