About Us


105 South Pacific St.

San Marcos, CA 92078

Phone: 760.744.2122

Toll Free: 800.437.9079

Fax: 760.744.5167

E-mail: sales@aspenreels.com


Established in 1946 as a one man machine shop in Duarte, CA., Barrel Service Company today is a contract manufacturer with 40 employees located in North San Diego County, CA. in a 22,000 square foot building on 5 acres.

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Sixteen CNC Lathes  plus four Machining Centers are the workhorses in our shop. These are complemented by horizontal and vertical conventional mills and two large automatic band saws.

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Many of our family and friends here at Barrel Service are avid fly-fishermen. As a result, in 2009, we came to realize that our shop capabilities and resources could be used to create very capable and yet affordable fly fishing reels. Therefore, we’ve used our 60+ years of contract machining experience to build a product that is of very high quality without an outrageous price tag. 

The low price of our reel does not indicate that we cut any corners in its construction. There are no castings or weak plastic parts anywhere in the assembly. It is cut completely from solid aluminum just like the most premium reels on the market. 






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