Reels

Product News, Reels

The New Shimano Aldebaran 50 is Coming

The New Shimano Aldebaran 50 is Coming

I know I’m not the only Bass angler that has a soft spot for compact Shimano baitcast reels. Fishability, durability, ergonomic, light weight, and performance are what I expect from the Shimano brand when it comes to their high end compact reels. Is the  new Aldebaran 50 another legend  making […]

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ICAST 2014, Product News, Reels

The Abu Garcia Revo Beast Makes its Debut

The Abu Garcia Revo Beast Makes its Debut

This reel looks right up my alley.  Love the finish, over sized handle, and power knobs. The reels design platform centers around the ability to throw big baits such as schooling rigs and swim baits The predominant feature set includes 22lb max Carbon Matrix™ drag Infini II™Deep Spool for extra […]

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Product News, Reels

Shimano Brings Antares and Metanium Baitcast Reels to North American Market

Shimano Brings Antares and Metanium Baitcast Reels to North American Market

After much speculation Shimano has officially announced the arrival of the previously JDM only Antares and Metanium lineup of reels for availability to the North American Market. The Antares will sit as the Flagship of the non DC low profile bait casting reels, whereas the Metanium is situated as another […]

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Reels

Abu Garcia Morrum ZX 3600 hits the streets

Abu Garcia Morrum ZX 3600 hits the streets

Abu Garcia brings elite level excitement the round reel market this fall by releasing the top of the line Morrum ZX shown at ICAST 2013.  The Morrum namesake is synonymous with quality and the new Morrum ZX 3600 is currently their highest end US round reel offering. Weighing in at […]

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Product Reviews, Reels

The Shimano Chronarch CI4+: An Unboxing

The Shimano Chronarch CI4+: An Unboxing

Like many of you information crazy anglers out there,  I am always on the lookout for information regarding new product.  Hopefully, this quick un-boxing can help you as an angler make an informed decision regarding potential purchase of this reel.  Please note the intent of this writing is not to […]

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ICAST 2013, Product News, Reels

Shimano to Debut Chronarch CI4+

Shimano to Debut Chronarch CI4+

    The battle ground for the new breed of composite material baitcast reels will soon get bigger with the introduction of the Shimano Chronarch CI4+ at ICAST 2013. This reel will have new US form factor that emulates the current Core 50 mg 7 and the Japanese 2013 Metanium. […]

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ICAST 2013, Reels

Daiwa Introduces Project T and Debut of the new Tatula

Daiwa Introduces Project T and Debut of the new Tatula

The next generation of baitcast reels is currently being hyped by Daiwa. Dubbed “Tatula” speculation centers around combining this reel with a matching rod series. The reel will feature an aluminum frame with a larger gear set than the current Zillion, an over sized swept power handle with large grips, […]

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ICAST 2012, Product News, Reels

New Steez Gets Unleashed

New Steez Gets Unleashed

More details about the highly anticipated new generation of Steez reels have been released. At least two new Steez baitcast reels as well as a new “Steez EX” spinning reel are currently available for pre order from Tackle Warehouse. The baitcast reels appear very similar in design to the current […]

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ICAST 2012, Product News, Reels

Shimano Calcutta D coming to the US market

Shimano Calcutta D coming to the US market

The leaks keep coming as ICAST 2012 looms on the horizon. This past weekend Tackle Warehouse debuted a pre order page for the Shimano Calcutta D.  After last years (insert opinionated adjective here) ICAST showing many die hard bass anglers are hoping for a strong showing from the tackle giant in […]

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