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Top Pick

  • Brand:SHIMANO
  • Hand Orientation:Right Hand
  • Color:Silver 300 RH
  • Item Weight:0.19 Pounds

Value for Money

  • Brand:SHIMANO
  • Hand Orientation:Right Hand
  • Color:Multi
  • Item Weight:450 Grams

Most Discussed

  • Brand:KastKing
  • Material:Aluminum
  • Hand Orientation:Left Hand
  • Color:B: Left-Rover90
  • Handle Material:Stainless Steel
  • Bearing Material:Stainless Steel

Best Musky Reels

Top 8 Best Musky Reels

Top Pick
1

SHIMANO Tranx Baitcast Reel

367 ratings | 1 offers | 367 Reviews
Price starts from: $1
Why we chose it
  • A powerful low profile bait casting reel built to tackle anything that swims in freshwater or saltwater
  • X-ship and heg technologies combine to provide massive cranking power with a smooth effortless retrieve perfect for throwing big baits and catching big fish
  • Max drag: 22 lbs. / gear ratio: 5.8:1. / weight: 11.6 oz. / line retrieve: 30″ / bearings: 5bb 1rb powerpro line cap: 40/195 50/190 65/125 mono line cap: 12/230 14/180 17/150 retrieve: right / handle: double
  • Offering shimano’s new coreprotect water resistant technology which provides long-lasting performance and durability in the harshest environments
  • The hagane construction provides a metal reel body that delivers bulletproof performance stiffness and impact resistance
SHIMANO Tranx Baitcast Reel: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
2

SHIMANO Calcutta Round Baitcast Reel – CT200D – 401D

18 ratings | 1 offers | 18 Reviews
Price starts from: $549.99
Why we chose it
  • Featuring a whole new design the new Calcutta D Series Reels combine the classic performance of the originals with some key new features and enhancements all their own
  • With the Shimano Calcutta 400D Round Baitcasting Spinning Fishing Reels Shimano introduces the next generation in round reels and a whole new design to the reel series that has become a classic with both fresh and saltwater anglers
  • The new Shimano Calcutta D Series Casting Reels are leading the new Round Era for anglers looking for quality function design and longevity
  • Shimano s new X-Drag also provides the ultimate in fish fighting force and each reel now comes equipped with Shimano s X-Ship technology for better free-spooling as well as Shimano s S Compact Body for better ergonomic comfort in your hands
  • Delivering serious cranking power they also provide the rigidity and durability to stand up to season after season of use – whether you fish in freshwater or saltwater
SHIMANO Calcutta Round Baitcast Reel – CT200D - 401D: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
3

OKUMA Coldwater 350 Low Profile Linecounter Reel

357 ratings | 28 offers | 357 Reviews
Price: $139.94$255.85
Why we chose it
  • Multi-disc, Carbonite drag system
  • Balanced aluminum handle arm with ergo grip handle knobs
  • Aluminum handle arm with Ergo grip handle knobs
  • Machined aluminum, two tone anodized spool
  • Oversized machine cut brass XL drive and pinion gears
  • ALC: Rigid diecast aluminum frame and handle side plate
  • Lightweight, corrosion-resistant frame & sideplates
  • Multi-disc, carbonite drag System
OKUMA Coldwater 350 Low Profile Linecounter Reel: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Light weight4.4
Value for money4.2
4
Why we chose it
  • Power stack carbon matrix drag System provides extreme drag pressures combined with unparalleled smoothness
  • X2-cr ftic alloy frame and side plate for increased corrosion resistance
  • Duraclutch design provides improved engagement and durability
  • 5 stainless steel HPCR bearings 1 roller bearing provides increased corrosion protection
  • Dragger heavy duty provides increased Fighting power and extended gear life
Abu Garcia Revo Toro Beast Baitcast Low Profile Fishing Reel (All Models & Sizes): image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
5
Why we chose it
  • FISH INTO THE FUTURE – KastKing Rover conventional reels are built with functionality, quality, and are built to last. KastKing Rover Series deliver fantastic design, power, and performance at an affordable price. Anglers who want an affordable, dependable levelwind round baitcasting reel to add to their trolling reel fishing tackle will appreciate the low price and high quality of a KastKing Rover.
  • MORE POWERFUL – You will love the stronger, more powerful KastKing Rover round baitcasting reel with a superior carbon fiber drag system. With its newly designed Cymbal Washer System, KastKing Rover now offers up to 30LB of smooth drag.
  • SUPER SMOOTH – KastKing Rover reels have premium MaxiDur double shielded stainless steel ball bearings (6 1 BBs on Size 40-60, 4 1 BBs on 70 – 90) for smooth operation.
  • BULLET PROOF – The hot Rover reel just became hotter. The KastKing Rover round baitcasting reel has been reinforced with thicker hard anodized aluminum side plates, CNC machined spool, precision cut brass gears, all alloy flawless level wind, industry-first stainless steel worm gear, patented metal idle gear, stainless steel shaft and other components for superior durability and corrosion protection.
  • VERSATILE – KastKing Rover is a perfect conventional reel for trolling, bottom fishing, and other techniques used in freshwater and saltwater (Size 40 60 with 2-pin centrifugal brake that is good for casting). The oversized nonslip EVA grips, line out clicker alarm, easy access thumb bar spool release (40-60 sizes) and the classic look are everything you would expect of a round baitcasting fishing reel.
KastKing Rover Round Baitcasting Reel, Perfect Conventional Reel for Catfish, Salmon/Steelhead, Striper Bass and Inshore Saltwater Fishing - No.1 Highest Rated Conventional Reel, Reinforced Metal Body: image
86%
customers recommend this product
4.3/ 5
Quality of material4.5
Easy to use4.4
Value for money4.3
Light weight4.2
Durability4.1
6
Why we chose it
  • FISHING REEL MADE FOR CATFISH: Catfishing is tough on gear. Rock banks, in and out of boats, sometimes in the dark, and fighting beasts that can take your tackle to task. The Catfish Sumo Heavyweight Champions Reel is made with ultra-high quality components, and has features specifically designed for fighting trophy cat fish, while still making it fun for smaller fish.
  • EASY CASTING: No matter if you re a pro with a bait casting reel, or brand new. You ll be able to easily cast the distance. Centrifugal Brake System spindle brakes help prevent a giant bird s nest. Then click the Anti-Reverse anywhere to kick in your drag.
  • STRONG CONSTRUCTION: Steel Mounting Plate, Thickened aluminum sides can take abuse, metal gears won t melt down. Holds 300 yards of line at .35mm line diameter. Saltwater approved.
  • INCLUDES: Baitcasting Reel, Power Handle, Neoprene Reel Cover, Handle Wrench, Warranty Card
  • FEATURES: Loud Bait Clicker, Steel Ball Bearings (6bb 1RB) for smooth retrieve, Carbon Disc Drag with 20lbs of smooth drag can wear out even the toughest flathead catfish, 5.3:1 Brass Gears won t give out when fighting monster fish
Heavyweight Champions Catfish Baitcaster Reel – Round with Loud Bait Clicker, Steel Bearings, Carbon Disc Drag, Thickened Metal for Big Cat Fish + Power Handle + Neoprene Cover: image
84%
customers recommend this product
4.2/ 5
Light weight4.4
Value for money4.1
Durability3.6
7

SHIMANO CORVALUS, Round Baitcating Freshwater Fishing Reel

75 ratings | 1 offers | 75 Reviews
Price starts from: $99.99
Why we chose it
  • One Piece Diecast Aluminum Frame. Variable Brake System (VBS). Super Stopper. Assist Stopper. Non-Disengaging Levelwind System (400 & 401 only). Two Post Quick Take Down. Rubber Handle Grip. Clicker (400 & 401 only). Aluminum Sideplates. Aluminum Spool. Metal Series. Approved for use in Saltwater. Rated for use with Mono, Fluorocarbon and PowerPro lines.
SHIMANO CORVALUS, Round Baitcating Freshwater Fishing Reel: image
82%
customers recommend this product
4.1/ 5
Ranking the Brands
SHIMANO: 37.50%
OKUMA: 12.50%
Abu Garcia: 12.50%
KastKing: 12.50%
Catfish Sumo: 12.50%
: 12.50%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: SHIMANO Tranx Baitcast Reel: imageСomparison: SHIMANO Calcutta Round Baitcast Reel – CT200D - 401D: imageСomparison: OKUMA Coldwater 350 Low Profile Linecounter Reel: imageСomparison: Abu Garcia Revo Toro Beast Baitcast Low Profile Fishing Reel (All Models & Sizes): imageСomparison: KastKing Rover Round Baitcasting Reel, Perfect Conventional Reel for Catfish, Salmon/Steelhead, Striper Bass and Inshore Saltwater Fishing - No.1 Highest Rated Conventional Reel, Reinforced Metal Body: imageСomparison: Heavyweight Champions Catfish Baitcaster Reel – Round with Loud Bait Clicker, Steel Bearings, Carbon Disc Drag, Thickened Metal for Big Cat Fish + Power Handle + Neoprene Cover: imageСomparison: SHIMANO CORVALUS, Round Baitcating Freshwater Fishing Reel: imageСomparison: New UP 200kg Max Drag Fishing Reels 18+1BB Baitcasting Fishing Reel Magnetic Brake Baitcaster Fishing Reel for Saltwater Freshwater Fishing: image
SHIMANO Tranx Baitcast ReelSHIMANO Calcutta Round Baitcast Reel – CT200D – 401DOKUMA Coldwater 350 Low Profile Linecounter ReelAbu Garcia Revo Toro Beast Baitcast Low Profile Fishing Reel (All Models & Sizes)KastKing Rover Round Baitcasting Reel, Perfect Conventional Reel for Catfish, Salmon/Steelhead, Striper Bass and Inshore Saltwater Fishing – No.1 Highest Rated Conventional Reel, Reinforced Metal BodyHeavyweight Champions Catfish Baitcaster Reel – Round with Loud Bait Clicker, Steel Bearings, Carbon Disc Drag, Thickened Metal for Big Cat Fish + Power Handle + Neoprene CoverSHIMANO CORVALUS, Round Baitcating Freshwater Fishing ReelNew UP 200kg Max Drag Fishing Reels 18+1BB Baitcasting Fishing Reel Magnetic Brake Baitcaster Fishing Reel for Saltwater Freshwater Fishing
BrandSHIMANOSHIMANOOKUMAAbu GarciaKastKingCatfish SumoSHIMANO
Hand OrientationRight HandRight HandRight HandLeft HandRight HandLeft Hand
ColorSilver 300 RHMultiMulti-colouredBlackB: Left-Rover90Multisilver & black
Item Weight0.19 Pounds450 Grams0.75 Pounds380 Grams12 Ounces0.68 Pounds220 Grams
MaterialCompositeAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
Handle MaterialAluminum, Aluminum, Aluminum, AluminumStainless SteelStainless SteelAluminumAluminumAluminum
Fishing Line TypeMonofilamentBraided, MonoFluorocarbon
Bearing MaterialStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless SteelSteelAluminum

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