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Reel Reviews

One of the most essential pieces of equipment any fisherman can have, the fishing reel is your direct link to the fish. Read reviews of spinning reels, baitcasters, conventional reels and more. 

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Daiwa Zillion Type R
2.3 (3)
February 24, 2015   6585   0   1   0   0
The New Team "Daiwa Zillion-R" Casting Reel further raises the bar of the Zillion line with Daiwa's latest innovations in reel technology and sleek Japanese styling. The Zillion Type-R features an aluminum frame and side gear plate, providing the strength and stiffness necessary to handle the lightning-fast "Hyper-Speed" 7.3:1 gear ratio. The Zillion-R is silky smooth thanks to it's 12 bearings (11 ball bearings + 1 roller bearing), a "free-floating spool," and infinite anti-reverse. Precise adjustments can be made to the reel thanks to micro click knobs on the bearing cap and the top-of-the-line "Magforce-Z" magnetic breaking system. The...
Zebco "33 Platinum"
2.8 (2)
December 19, 2015   5846   0   1   0   0
Zebco's top-of-the-line Zebco 33 spincast. Sturdy all-metal body, 5 bearings, Continuous Anti-Reverse™ and a 4.1:1 gear ratio for smooth, fast retrieves. Fish will practically feel honored to be caught. Pre-spooled with 10 lb. Cajun Line.
Pflueger President Limited Edition Spinning Reel
5.0 (2)
September 19, 2016   5209   0   1   0   0
2016 presents your sole opportunity to get your hands on a Pflueger® President® Limited Edition Spinning Reel. For one model year only, Pflueger is offering this upgraded version of their most popular reel. You'll feel the difference on every cast, due to the lightweight materials being used both inside and outside the gearbox. The reductions are significant—the aluminum main shaft is 30% lighter than stainless steel, the aluminum pinion gear 60% lighter than brass, the carbon fiber handle 21% lighter than aluminum. In addition, the drag has been upgraded to a sealed system to ensure ultimate smoothness in the...
Shimano Curado E
4.6 (5)
April 03, 2014   6313   0   1   0   0
Kayak anglers can bank on the tournament-proven dominance of the Shimano "Curado E" low-profile reel, with the line capacity and fish-turning torque you need to wear long-fighting trophies into submission. The Magnumlite® spool with a titanium line guide provides unparalleled line control and long-distance casting. Super Free® pinion gear system offers frictionless freespool. Assist Stopper anti-reverse results in consistent, solid hooksets. Corrosion-resistant, double-anodized spool and handle. Cold-forged drag star. Recessed reel foot adds to the low-profile setup. Easy-access 1/8-turn graphite sideplate. Septon® nonslip grips for optimal control in wet or dry conditions. Aluminum frame and aluminum Magnumlite spool. ...
Shimano "Symetre FL"
4.7 (3)
July 02, 2014   10012   0   1   0   0
Solid performance and feel no matter what you’re pursuing, the all new "Symetre FL" front drag reels offer Shimano’s M Compact Body design, along with X-Ship technology for solid cranking power. A long time favorite among spinning reel anglers, the Symetre FL reel features our Varispeed II oscillation system that layers the line on the spool in two different speeds for excellent castability. Sizes for trout and panfish, bass and walleye, and bigger species in both freshwater and inshore saltwater are available.
shimano sahara fe
4.4 (2)
December 31, 2013   9471   0   1   0   0
Shimano "Sahara FE" Series Spinning Reels debut a distinctive look while delivering enhanced, top-drawer performance at a modest price point. Lightweight but impressively strong, Sahara FE Series Reels sport a graphite frame, rotor, and sideplate for a weight savings you'll feel in an instant. Sahara FE Series Spinning Reels feature a smooth, four-bearing system that's more than a match for that larger-than-life trophy you may encounter.
KastKing. Royale Legend... A true value
5.0 (1)
August 18, 2016   6965   0   6   0   0
VIDEO REVIEWS PRODUCT TAGS Low profile aerodynamic design baitcaster with a super silent high speed precision gear structure offers the ultimate in a high performance low maintenance baitcasting reel package The new KastKing® Royale Legend baitcaster has a state of the art dual braking system, a quick, easy to fine-tune, reliable magnetic brake system, with fully adjustable 10 level magnetic cast control along with a longstanding centrifugal independent brake system, brass gears, 12 lbs of drag, and a 7.0:1 gear ratio adds to this reels versatility Two color anodized aluminum forged multi-ported whiffle-style spool offers maximum strength while reducing...
Abu Garcia Revo SX
3.8 (3)
April 03, 2014   5597   0   2   0   0
Constructed from corrosion-resistant X2-Cräftic aluminum alloy, the Abu Garcia "Revo SX" Baitcaster offers light weight and increased durability. The Revo SX boasts stainless steel bearings plus an Infini II spool design for smooth casting with added distance. A Carbon Matrix drag system provides smooth, consistent drag pressure across the entire drag range. The Revo SX Reel’s D2 Gear Design provides a more efficient gear system with improved gear durability. A MagTrax magnetic brake system gives consistent brake pressure throughout the cast. An Infini II spool design is used for extended castability and extreme loads. Other features include a compact...
Academy H2O Xpress Mettle MT2
3.5 (1)
March 29, 2016   6340   0   1   0   0
Take the H2O XPRESS® Mettle MT2 Baitcast Reel Right-handed on your next fishing trip. The 1-piece aluminum frame ensures lightweight handling, and the forged-aluminum spool and high-strength alloy gears offer smooth casting and retrieves. The reel's 6.3:1 gear ratio allows for fast, silent retrieves, and the reel features a 6-pin centrifugal braking system, 10 bearings and an adjustable star drag with audible clicks. 7.7 oz. 120 yards/12 lb. Features and Benefits 1-piece aluminum frame is lightweight 10 bearings (6 stainless steel inside the reel, 4 chrome steel bearings in the handle) 6.3:1 gear ratio for fast, silent retrieves Forged-aluminum...
BPS Pro Qualifier
5.0 (1)
March 29, 2016   5399   0   1   0   0
The Bass Pro Shops® Pro Qualifier® Baitcast Reel has become a fixture in Bassmaster Elite pro Edwin Evers' boat. Overall, we'd have to say that he's done pretty well with his Pro Qualifier baitcasters, and no wonder. We build the Pro Qualifier to fit the way tournament anglers fish. Whether you're fishing a weekend buddy bash or the Bassmaster Classic®, this reel will put you at the top of your game. From its one-piece machined-aluminum frame and double-anodized, machined-aluminum drilled spool, to its Recurve handle and drag star, the design is sleek, light and functional. And every feature is geared...
Abu Garcia Power Handle
5.0 (2)
December 20, 2015   3665   0   1   0   0
Increase torque and power Fits either EVA or PVC Handle Knobs Angling specialists require specialty features. That's why we offer a line of extended handles designed exclusively for Abu Garcia reels. These handles are perfect for anglers who prefer extra power and leverage on the water. Fits all ambassadeur® round reels up to 6500 size, right or left handed.
Pflueger "Trion"
4.9 (2)
December 18, 2015   4107   0   2   0   0
The Pflueger "Trion" spinning reels are the workhouse of the Pflueger product line-up. Performance & quality only seen in reels twice its price. The Trion is truly The Smart Choice for kayak fishermen looking for a solid fishing reel that wont break the bank.
Abu Garcia Ambassadeur C3 Round Reel
4.8 (2)
November 22, 2015   5110   0   2   0   0
Brute strength meets refined style. The "Ambassadeur C3" Round Reel from Abu Garcia now has upgraded performance and styling merge with proven strength and engineering. The heritage continues with the new C3, designed to meet the demands of the most hardcore kayak angler.
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