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For nearly a century, PEETZ Outdoors has been a staple in the fishing tackle industry on Vancouver Island. Established in 1925, our locally owned business has been providing high-quality, handcrafted fishing reels, rods, and accessories to anglers around the world. With a commitment to sustainability and craftsmanship, PEETZ has become synonymous with traditional methods and […]

PEETZ Iconic Fishing Reels Stay True to Original Craftsmanship

Hand Made Wood and Brass Fishing Reels Honour The Art of Fishing It’s late afternoon and the sun’s rays are reflecting in hues of red and orange on the ocean. You sit with rod and reel in hand. All is still except for the quiet swish of water against the hull and the occasional gull […]

Announcing the 2017 Artist Series Limited Edition Reel

2017 PEETZ Artist Series Fishing Reel - limited to 90 reels

Since 2015, PEETZ has introduced an annual limited edition of 90 PEETZ handcrafted reels that are then hand-carved, numbered and signed by Kwagiulth artist and carver Jason Henry Hunt. In July, PEETZ introduced the 2017 design called “The Hunter”, which features a bear and salmon totem in a radial design. According to Mr. Hunt, “the […]

PEETZ 2016 Artist Series Reel Chosen as Victoria’s Gift to the Royals

Orca, Salmon & Moon | PEETZ Artist Series Fishing Reel

Recently, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate, made a visit to Victoria BC. To commemorate that visit, the Victoria branch of the Monarchist League of Canada decided to gift the Royals one of PEETZ’s handcarved Artist Series reels. The reel of choice was our 2016 Chain of Life Artist Series reel design, […]

PEETZ Releases the 2017 Artist Series Limited Edition Reel Design

For the 2017 limited edition Chain of Life reel, PEETZ is pleased to introduce “Bear and Salmon” – a total of 90 mahogany and brass reels hand-carved by renowned Kwagiulth artist and master carver Jason Henry Hunt. PEETZ inaugural Artist Series reel design, the 2015 Circle of Life, inspired the concept of the Chain of […]

PEETZ Releases 2016 Artist Series Limited Edition Reel Design

For the 2016 limited edition Chain of Life reel, PEETZ is pleased to introduce “Orca, Salmon & Moon” – a total of 90 mahogany and brass reels hand-carved by renowned Kwagiulth artist and master carver Jason Henry Hunt. PEETZ inaugural Artist Series reel design, the 2015 Circle of Life inspired the concept of the Chain […]

Low Canadian Dollar Translates to American Savings

The Canadian to American dollar exchange rate is always fluctuating and, over the last year, seen extreme erosion of the Canadian dollar against the American greenback. This has created very favourable purchasing power for US buyers wanting Canadian sourced products or services. At the time this article was written, the rate was hovering around 1 […]

Update on the “Chain of Life” 2016 Artist Series Design

As we learned from our previous blog posts over the last couple of weeks, the Circle of Life reel design from 2015 has inspired the concept of the “Chain of Life” for the next Artist Series limited edition reels. Orca and Moon Design The first of the Artist Series designs will feature the Orca and […]