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Fishing Gear: Lew's Speed Cast Round Baitcaster

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Fishing Gear: Lew's Speed Cast Round Baitcaster

Lew’s Speed Cast Round Baitcaster

Description and Application: Big line, big fish and big strength are what come to mind when looking at Lew’s new Speed Cast round baitcasting reel with audible bait clicker. The Speed Cast features a 5-bearing system with stainless steel ball bearings and a Zero Reverse one-way clutch bearing. The reel’s brass main gear and crankshaft ensure that strength is a top priority, while its anodized aluminum frame and sideplates provide a no-flex housing. Drag is a carbon fiber system easily controlled by its aluminum star, leaving no doubt that this reel can be tough and smooth at the same time.

Staff Perspective:I see lots of potential with this reel, catfishing especially. The classic design is comfortable in your hands and the brute strength that comes standard with this type of reel. Regardless of what species of large gamefish you’re pursuing, you will have the confidence in your gear to not even think twice when the targeted fish is well into the double digits. I like the clicker on this reel—a feature often overlooked with reels like this. The reel is available in both left- and righthanded models and comes in a standard 5.3:1 gear ratio.

Cost:$109.99

Lew’s Speed Cast Round Baitcaster

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