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Editor's Pick

  • Brand:SHIMANO
  • Material:Aluminum
  • Hand Orientation:Right Hand
  • Handle Material:Aluminum
  • Item Weight:215 Grams
  • Bearing Material:Aluminum

Value for Money

  • Brand:Abu Garcia
  • Material:Aluminum, Carbon Fiber
  • Hand Orientation:Right Hand
  • Color:Multicolor
  • Item Weight:0.75 Pounds
  • Bearing Material:Stainless Steel

Honorable Mention

  • Brand:KastKing
  • Material:Graphite
  • Hand Orientation:Left Hand
  • Color:A: Left Handed -7.2:1-Royale Legend GT
  • Handle Material:Stainless Steel, Aluminum
  • Item Weight:8 Kilograms
  • Fishing Line Type:Braided, Monofilament, Fluorocarbon
  • Bearing Material:Stainless Steel

Best Reels For Crankbaits

Top 10 Best Reels For Crankbaits

Top Pick
1

SHIMANO SLX DC

865 ratings | 1 offers | 865 Reviews
Price starts from: $1
Why we chose it
  • Super Free Spool – Was designed to eliminate friction on the spool shaft during the cast. In standard baitcasting reels, hen the clutch bar is pressed down, the pinion gear is freed and actually can drag on the spool shaft creating friction that can limit the length of the length of the cast. With Super Free, the pinion gear is supported by a ball bearing so that when the clutch is disengaged for a cast, the pinion gear and spool shaft are kept in perfect alignment.
  • S3D Spool – This technology leads to reduced spool vibration. By designing a balanced and uniform thin wall aluminum constructed spool, S3D creates an incredibly smooth feel casting and retrieveing lures
  • SVS Infinity – Shimano’s newest innovation in brake system technology, SVS Infinity provides easy-to-manage, consistent spool control and brake force. With weights that use inner friction against the raceway during the cast, SVS Infinity controls spool speed for precision casting especially when using lighter lures. The external adjustment knob provides for quick, precise adjustments for either the conditions or when you switch baits
  • HaganeBody – The HAGANE Body is a metal reel body with high rigidity. The body stiffness and impact resistance virtually eliminates body flexing. The result transforms the angler’s actions directly into cranking power. Iy’ss efficiency through strength.
SHIMANO SLX DC: image
96%
customers recommend this product
4.8/ 5
2

Abu Garcia Black Max & Max X Low Profile Baitcast Fishing Reel

3,407 ratings | 4 offers | 3,407 Reviews
Price: $33.28$34.36
Why we chose it
  • MagTrax brake system boosts range and accuracy of casts
  • Compact bent handle and recessed reel provide an ergonomic grip
  • Lightweight design with one-piece graphite frame and side plates
  • Power Disk system
  • 4 stainless steel ball bearings
Abu Garcia Black Max & Max X Low Profile Baitcast Fishing Reel: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
3
Why we chose it
  • BUILT FOR PERFORMANCE AND ENDURANCE 5 1 Double Shielded Stainless Steel Bearings, Hamai precision cut brass 37 mm main gear, brass pinion gear, brass main shaft, nickel-plated brass worm shaft, stainless steel hardware, a sweet spot 7.2:1 gear ratio with 29.8 IPT for quick line pick up, smooth ceramic line guide. Line Capacity Mono (Lbs/Yds):10/130,12/110,14/9, Braid: (Lbs/Yds): 40/130, 50/110, 65/90
  • OUTSTANDING FEATURES 8 cross-fire magnets for baitcaster braking efficiency and superior casting control, a low profile palmable of just 1.65 inch height above the reel seat and a total weight of only 7.2 ounces. Combine those fishing tournament features with a quadruple disc carbon drag that delivers a whopper stopping 17.6 lbs of drag for an incredible value in baitcasting reels.
  • DAZZLING LOOKS KastKing Royale Legend GT fishing reels have a stunning matte red finish on the frame and trim with sleek gloss black side covers, and a black and red anodized aluminum spool that will turn heads at any fishing hole or bass fishing tournament. Available in right hand and left hand models, this baitcast reel can be used for freshwater or saltwater fishing.
  • NEW DESIGN KastKing Royale Legend GT (Grand Touch) baitcaster reels puts you first with outstanding performance, great looks, superb comfort and feel at an affordable price. You will love the carryover low profile casting reel design from the KastKing Royale Legend II fishing reel. One look and you know this is the baitcast reel you!
  • ALL ABOUT THE FEEL KastKing developed incredible synthetic soft grip handles for the Royale Legend GT casting reel. Their remarkable feel led to the name, Grand Touch. It will give you a great grip in any situation and allows you to fish all day long with a comfortable grip. Grand Touch handle grips are mounted on a strong 95.5 mm 6061 aluminum alloy handle.
KastKing Royale Legend GT Baitcasting Reels, New Low Profile Design Fishing Reel, Magnet Braking System, 17.6 Lbs Carbon Fiber Drag, 5+1 Shielded Stainless Steel Bearings: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
Ergonomic4.7
Value for money4.6
Light weight4.5
For beginners4.2
4

SHIMANO Sedona Fi Spinning Reel

935 ratings | 1 offers | 935 Reviews
Price starts from: $79.99
Why we chose it
  • With its updated design and cold forged HAGANE gears, the Shimano Sedona spinning reel offers a number of significant performance upgrades at an affordable value
  • Max Drag: 24 lbs. / Gear Ratio: 4.6:1. / Weight: 21.7 oz. / Line Retrieve: 37″ / Bearings: 3BB 1RB PowerPro Line Cap: 40/340, 50/265, 65/215 Mono Line Cap: 12/345, 16/250, 20/185
  • Features double-anodized machine-cut spools for increased line capacity while keeping the body compact
  • Equipped with a Propulsion Line Management System that provides longer casting distances while preventing backlashes and wind knots from forming
  • Incorporates Shimano s flagship HAGANE gearing that provides long-lasting, strong, and durable performance and smoothness giving anglers the strength for both inshore and offshore action
SHIMANO Sedona Fi Spinning Reel: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
5

Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Fishing Reel

161 ratings | 1 offers | 161 Reviews
Price starts from: $1
Why we chose it
  • Stainless Steel components make for improved corrosion resistance
  • Silver in Color
  • Right/Left handed
Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Fishing Reel: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
6
Why we chose it
  • SUPER SMOOTH – You’ll be blown away by the quiet, silky smooth retrieve of the Sharky III. Plus, with the unique Shark Fin Braid Ready aluminum spool, you no longer need to use backing line when spooling on braid fishing line.
  • NEXT-GEN – KastKing Sharky III spinning reels look great. They are built tough to land trophy fish in saltwater and freshwater. Sharky III are superb lightweight fishing reels built with a high percentage fiber reinforced graphite body and rotor!
  • AFFORDABLE INNOVATION – Sharky III spinning reel has more features, including 10 1 high quality, saltwater rated double shielded stainless steel ball bearings, instant lock anti-reverse, stainless steel hardware, aluminum handle, and more line capacity.
  • PURE POWER – You will love Sharky III spinning reel’s amazing best-in-class up to 39.5LBs / 18KG of smooth, reliable triple disc carbon fiber drag, oversized stainless-steel main shaft, and stronger precision mesh manganese brass pinion gears.
  • K.I.S.S. – Sharky III spinning reels are sealed with a KISS! Sharky III has a unique protection water resistant design for its spool, body, and rotor – K.I.S.S. (KastKing Intrusion Shield System). It helps keep water and dirt out.
KastKing Sharky III Fishing Reel - New Spinning Reel - Carbon Fiber 39.5 LBs Max Drag - 10+1 Stainless BB for Saltwater or Freshwater - Oversize Shaft - Super Value!: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Quality of material4.8
Light weight4.5
Value for money4.4
Durability4.3
7
Why we chose it
  • LIGHT WEIGHT LY spinning reel has a lightweight, yet very strong graphite frame. Hollow frame design and computer balancing system combined with high performance and light weight for long time fishing. The spool is a machined of aircraft grade aluminum to reduce weight and deliver long, accurate casts.
  • The Sougayilang LY Series is designed to demands out the power, comfort, speed and action of angler s fishing tackle. The Sougayilang Colors spinning reels deliver dependable performance coupled with unbeatable value and eye-catching cosmetics to show angler’s attitude and personality .
  • SMOOTH and RELIABLE 13 corrosion resistant smooth ball bearings and one instant stop one-way anti-reverse bearing give it ultra-smooth performance. Each reel features an exceptionally smooth, infinitely adjustable, multi-disc drag system that delivers up to 22 pounds of run-stopping drag power.This fishing reel is an awesome gift for experienced and beginner.
  • STRONG – Sougayilang spinning reel s Superior Drag System offers incredible stopping power. LY reels are equipped with: 5.2:1 Gear Ratio precision brass gears, hardened metal main shaft, triple disc carbon drag washers, perfect mesh drive gear and precision machined pinion gear. The lightweight aluminum handle with EVA knob provides you with extra leverage and control.
  • YOUR ALL-PURPOSE REEL:LY fishing reel is a great choice for lighter freshwater applications. Ideal for gamefish including freshwater fish like bass, walleye, trout as well as popular inshore species like redfish, speckled trout and flounder with a rinse after fishing.The LY gives you more design technology and concept than reels twice the price. We Are Proud To Present You The Worry-free 1 Years Service! If Any Problem, Please Contact Us Firstly and Customer Service will Solve It for You Soon.
Sougayilang Colorful Fishing Reel 13 +1 BB Light Weight Ultra Smooth Powerful Spinning Reels, with CNC Line Management Graphite Frame, for Freshwater: image
90%
customers recommend this product
4.5/ 5
8
Why we chose it
  • Reinforced Lengthen Ergonomic Handle: The Merced handle (4in/10cm in length) helps save effort, promises unparalleled efficiency even when fighting with trophies, perfect for tournament anglers on a budget. The hollow out handle and TPR knob provide a superior grip, keeps your hands comfortable during a long fishing trip
  • Precision Magnetic Brake System: With 10 magnet beans in the magnetic brake system, Runcl baitcasting reel provides stabler and smoother operation for complete cast control. The micro-adjustable magnetic system allows you to fine-tune cast control to accommodate a variety of lures and fishing conditions, effectively reduce bird nests in windy days
  • Enhanced Sealed Drag System: The sealed drag system is loaded with 4 premium carbon fiber washers, helps boost maximum drag by 20% (up to 17.6 lbs) and guarantees you a larger catch
  • 10 1 Bearing System: 10 stainless steel ball bearings and 1 one-way clutch instant anti-reverse bearing, delivers incredibly smooth functioning and offers exceptional corrosion protection in saltwater surroundings
  • 2-Tone Aluminum Alloy Spool: Equipped with two-tone aluminum alloy vented spool, significantly reduce the weight of baitcasting reel. The anti-slip metal grip on the spool, allows to spread the fishing line properly all over the spool, suitable for heavier lures and also lighter lures
RUNCL Baitcasting Reel Merced, Baitcaster - 10+1 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings, 7.1:1 Gear Ratio, Sealed Drag System, Magnetic Brake, Lengthen Ergonomic Handle - Bass Casting Fishing Reel: image
92%
customers recommend this product
4.6/ 5
Value for money4.8
Light weight4.7
Durability4.7
For beginners4.5
9

Abu Garcia Ambassadeur S Round Baitcast Fishing Reel

984 ratings | 4 offers | 984 Reviews
Price: $59.82$75.51
Why we chose it
  • Includes a bent handle and drag star, giving anglers a more ergonomic feel
  • Made using the highest quality components
  • Four pin centrifugal brake system allows for consistent brake pressure throughout the cast
  • Professional grade fishing equipment
  • Features include a smooth multi disk drag system and synchronized level wind for better line lay
  • Both sizes available in Left and Right handed models
  • Tested for durability and quality
  • Gear ratio:5.1:1
Abu Garcia Ambassadeur S Round Baitcast Fishing Reel: image
88%
customers recommend this product
4.4/ 5
Easy to use4.1
Value for money3.8
Durability3.7
10

Abu Garcia Ambassadeur C3 Baitcast Round Fishing Reel

440 ratings | 1 offers | 440 Reviews
Price starts from: $92.52
Why we chose it
  • 6-pin centrifugal brake applies consistent pressure for an exceptionally precise cast
  • Baitcast fishing reel designed for strength, smooth operation, and precision
  • Carbon Matrix drag system provides smooth and consistent drag
  • Six-pin centrifugal brake
  • Unrelenting power and premium performance
  • Extended bent cranking handles and power knob offer added torque for hard-pulling fish
  • Carbon Matrix Drag system
  • Engineered for smoothness with 3 stainless ball bearings and 1 roller bearing
Abu Garcia Ambassadeur C3 Baitcast Round Fishing Reel: image
94%
customers recommend this product
4.7/ 5
Ranking the Brands
SHIMANO: 20.00%
Abu Garcia: 40.00%
KastKing: 20.00%
Sougayilang: 10.00%
RUNCL: 10.00%

Comparison Table

Сomparison: SHIMANO SLX DC: imageСomparison: Abu Garcia Black Max & Max X Low Profile Baitcast Fishing Reel: imageСomparison: KastKing Royale Legend GT Baitcasting Reels, New Low Profile Design Fishing Reel, Magnet Braking System, 17.6 Lbs Carbon Fiber Drag, 5+1 Shielded Stainless Steel Bearings: imageСomparison: SHIMANO Sedona Fi Spinning Reel: imageСomparison: Abu Garcia Orra S Spinning Fishing Reel: imageСomparison: KastKing Sharky III Fishing Reel - New Spinning Reel - Carbon Fiber 39.5 LBs Max Drag - 10+1 Stainless BB for Saltwater or Freshwater - Oversize Shaft - Super Value!: imageСomparison: Sougayilang Colorful Fishing Reel 13 +1 BB Light Weight Ultra Smooth Powerful Spinning Reels, with CNC Line Management Graphite Frame, for Freshwater: imageСomparison: RUNCL Baitcasting Reel Merced, Baitcaster - 10+1 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings, 7.1:1 Gear Ratio, Sealed Drag System, Magnetic Brake, Lengthen Ergonomic Handle - Bass Casting Fishing Reel: imageСomparison: Abu Garcia Ambassadeur S Round Baitcast Fishing Reel: imageСomparison: Abu Garcia Ambassadeur C3 Baitcast Round Fishing Reel: image
SHIMANO SLX DCAbu Garcia Black Max & Max X Low Profile Baitcast Fishing ReelKastKing Royale Legend GT Baitcasting Reels, New Low Profile Design Fishing Reel, Magnet Braking System, 17.6 Lbs Carbon Fiber Drag, 5+1 Shielded Stainless Steel BearingsSHIMANO Sedona Fi Spinning ReelAbu Garcia Orra S Spinning Fishing ReelKastKing Sharky III Fishing Reel – New Spinning Reel – Carbon Fiber 39.5 LBs Max Drag – 10+1 Stainless BB for Saltwater or Freshwater – Oversize Shaft – Super Value!Sougayilang Colorful Fishing Reel 13 +1 BB Light Weight Ultra Smooth Powerful Spinning Reels, with CNC Line Management Graphite Frame, for FreshwaterRUNCL Baitcasting Reel Merced, Baitcaster – 10+1 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings, 7.1:1 Gear Ratio, Sealed Drag System, Magnetic Brake, Lengthen Ergonomic Handle – Bass Casting Fishing ReelAbu Garcia Ambassadeur S Round Baitcast Fishing ReelAbu Garcia Ambassadeur C3 Baitcast Round Fishing Reel
BrandSHIMANOAbu GarciaKastKingSHIMANOAbu GarciaKastKingSougayilangRUNCLAbu GarciaAbu Garcia
MaterialAluminumAluminumGraphiteStainless Steel, AluminumAluminumAluminum, GraphiteStainless SteelStainless SteelAluminum, Carbon Fiber
Hand OrientationRight HandLeft HandLeft HandAmbidextrousAmbidextrousRight HandRight HandRight Hand
Handle MaterialAluminumStainless Steel, Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel, Stainless SteelStainless Steel, AluminumStainless Steel, AluminumAluminumAluminumStainless Steel
Item Weight215 Grams10.2 Ounces8 Kilograms1 Pounds0.65 Pounds15 Ounces240 Grams0.35 Kilograms0.75 Pounds
Bearing MaterialAluminumStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless SteelAluminumStainless SteelStainless SteelStainless Steel
ColorRed, BlackA: Left Handed -7.2:1-Royale Legend GTGraphiteBlack/BlueSilverMulticolor
StyleBlack Max (Old Model)3000Right-handedAmbs-5501- 230yd/14lbsC3-5500- 240yd/12lbs

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