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Lew's "American Hero"

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Lews American Hero Reel

Reel Make & Model

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MSRP ($):
59.99

Lew's American Hero Casting Reel is a versatile lightweight reel made up of a one-piece graphite composite frame. It has black sideplates that contrasts well with the anodized aluminum blue spool. 

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1 reviews

Overall rating 
 
4.3
Craftsmanship 
 
4.0  (1)
Durability 
 
4.0  (1)
Versatility 
 
4.0  (1)
Value 
 
5.0  (1)
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Overall rating 
 
4.3
Craftsmanship 
 
4.0
Durability 
 
4.0
Versatility 
 
4.0
Value 
 
5.0

Love it.

Just picked this reel up last week and had a chance to throw it the other day to give it a try. I love it. I picked it up in a combo package with the matching "American Hero" 6'10 rod. Lew's came up with the American Hero combo as a thank you to verterans of armed forces so it gave me another reason to buy.

Sleek feel in your hand. 7.2 ounce reel. 7.1:1 gear ratio. Magnetic control system. 5 bearing system.

Looking forward to getting more fishing done with it this season but as of right now for the price, $89.99 combo, I don't think I've found a better deal yet.

I just like a reel that feels good in your hand and doesn't wear you out by the end of the day and this meets both of those requirements for me.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
Used:
2-6 times
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