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Waterworks/Lamson

Waterworks-Lamson is not a typical fly fishing company. We are C1 Design Group, and our core expertise is in product design. We innovate, invent, design and engineer.

The Waterworks becomes Waterworks-Lamson

Late in 1998, C1 Design acquired Lamson from Sage Manufacturing. Lamson reels had established a well-deserved reputation in the 1980’s and 90’s for being the first fully machined quality reel at an affordable price. The “LP” design became the standard of its time and sold for a very reasonable price of $200. With the acquisition of the Lamson trademark, we were ready to bring our own line of Lamson reels to market, beginning with the first Litespeed, a reel that has continued to evolve and dominate.

The dictum Evolve or Perish is our condition. The work challenges us every day to choose between grazing and prowling, between ambling and charging. It’s a unique opportunity, to select one’s position in the food chain. Guiding and shaping change is what we undertook, and it is our passion. Passion is a fuel, the force that propels an idea from mentality into metal alloy. It’s what draws you onto the water, looking for a fish. Passion is a claim rendered by deeds into accomplishment, to new experiences, toward the next great day.

The revolution never stops. Waterworks-Lamson continues to evolve their innovative products, introducing mutations and adaptations that ensure more than survival; they dominate.

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    Waterworks - Lamson Liquid New Fly Reel

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      Let’s face it, die cast reels are intended to be low cost alternatives to a machined reel, right? Imported, heavier, easier to damage, plain Ja...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Guru S Series Fly Reel

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    Guru is our very popular, lowest-priced fully machined reel now in its third generation with updated spool geometry for better retrieve rates, open...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Liquid New 3 Pack Fly Reel

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    The 3-pack is an extreme value; it includes one reel and two spare spools in a nylon carrying case all for the price of one reel and one spool. Thi...

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    Waterworks - Lamson New Remix Fly Reel

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    A fusion between the free-form structures of a cast spool and the mechanical integrity of a CNC-machined case, Remix is a hybrid. The case, CNC-mac...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Speedster S Series Fly Reel

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    Red hot reel.  A super-high retrieve rate reel, the Speedster S features a narrower spool, inboard mounted handle, and an outer diameter significan...

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    Waterworks - Lamson New Remix 3-Pack Fly Reel

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    The 3-pack is an extreme value; it includes one reel and two spare spools in a nylon carrying case all for the price of one reel and one spool. Thi...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Litespeed F Series Fly Reel

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    Light-year. The distance traveled by light in a single year; the time it takes for design to evolve to a next step.What can be said about larger bu...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Litespeed M Series Fly Reel

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    Light-year. The distance traveled by light in a single year; the time it takes for design to evolve to a next step.What can be said about larger bu...

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    Waterworks Velocity Fly Rod

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    Cheating We'll come clean from the outset: Velocity is the freshwater version of our Cobalt action. We did this for an obvious reason: Our high-ene...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Force SL Series II Reel

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    The evolution of Force Superlight reels arrives with a new line storage format, enhanced CNC machined structural development and more fluid, refine...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Guru S Series HD Fly Reel

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    ** Guru S Spools will fit HD Guru S Reels ** (click on link) Reach nirvana. The HD in this reel stands for “Heavy Duty.” The Guru HD has both a com...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Speedster S Series Fly Reel - Limited Edition

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    Limited Color Run – DARK SMOKE available while quantities last. Red hot reel.  A super-high retrieve rate reel, the Speedster S features a narrower...

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    Waterworks Cobalt Fly Rod

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    Gun Control No, not that kind. But “hand cannon” might be a term that comes to mind when you’re on the flats with a Cobalt rod.Think of your fly as...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Centerfire Fly Reel

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    Centerfire is built to blend the strongest and most reliable structural and functional elements from over a quarter century of reel design.  IPX8 ...

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    Waterworks - Lamson New Remix HD 3-Pack Fly Reel

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    The 3-pack is an extreme value; it includes one reel and two spare spools in a nylon carrying case all for the price of one reel and one spool. Thi...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Cobalt Fly Reel

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    Element of surprise. A bolt from the blue, Cobalt is a big game powerhouse of a reel packed with technical breakthroughs that’ll change the game on...

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    Waterworks - Lamson Speedster S HD Series Fly Reel

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    Speedster S is our hot rod reel with the largest diameter and highest retrieve rate in any given line weight. The S series reels have re-designed s...

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