18 Best and Coolest Drag Reels

 

Mitchell AVSIV-500UL-C Avocet IV Silver Clam Front Drag Reel with 4 Ball Bearing 110-Pounds4-Yards

Mitchell AVSIV-500UL-C Avocet IV Silver Clam Front Drag Reel with 4 Ball Bearing, 110-Pounds/4-Yards

Mitchell AVSIV-500UL-C Avocet IV Silver Clam Front Drag Reel with 4 Ball Bearing, 110-Pounds/4-Yards - Features 4 ball bearings and a quick-stop anti-reverse for smooth operation. It has multi-disc drag system for consistent drag pressure and neverfail bail spring system. Avocet iv silver clam front drag reel. Comes with 110-pound/4-yards mono capacity, 110-pound/6-yards braid capacity and 9-pounds maximum drag capacity available in 541 gear ratio. Aluminum handle and spool for added strength.

 

Penn Fishing Squall Lever Drag Reel 40 Left Hand Boxed 1238641

Penn Fishing Squall Lever Drag Reel, 40, Left Hand, Boxed 1238641

Penn Fishing Squall Lever Drag Reel, 40, Left Hand, Boxed 1238641 - Dura-drag washers virtually eliminate hesitation, even under extreme drag settings. The lever drag does not protrude above the frame of the reel so there is no way for the line to loop over and hang up on the lever of the squall lever drag which could result in a break-off one less thing to worry about when the line pops out of the clip. Please note this is a left hand retrieve fishing reel. Lightweight graphite frame & machined and anodized aluminum spool 6 stainless steel bearing system. Line capacity rings eliminates the question of how much line you have left when fighting a fish.

 

Shimano Sienna 500 Front Drag Spinning Clam Reel

Shimano Sienna 500 Front Drag Spinning Clam Reel

Shimano Sienna 500 Front Drag Spinning Clam Reel - S concept s guard and s arm cam. Use with mono, flour and braid. Ported handle shank. For use in fresh- or saltwater with mono, flour or braid. Spinning reels shimano propulsion spool lip. Lightweight graphite rotor. Fresh- or saltwater. Power roller ii. The smooth and powerful front drag system lets you manage your battles with ease. Dyna-balance. Three shielded bearings plus one roller bearing. Aluminum spool. Graphite frame & side plate. Suitable for all species of freshwater and inshore fish. Airspeed oscillation. Super stopper ii. Sienna 500 fad spin clam the shimano sienna fad spinning reels may be the absolute best value to technology purchase you can make when it comes to quality spinning tackle utilizing the propulsion line management system for longer casts and reduced backlash, the sienna rd also boasts super stopper ii technology for instant anti-reverse with no back-play. Other shimano technologies include propulsion spool lip s concept s guard and s arm cam graphite frame, side plate and rotor three shielded bearings plus on roller bearing aluminum spool airspeed oscillation ported handle shank dyna-balance and power roller ii.

 

Accurate Tern Twin Star Drag Reel

Accurate Tern Twin Star Drag Reel

Accurate Tern Twin Star Drag Reel - Note all models are available in fully integrated left-hand reels. By putting stainless steel and carbon fiber washers on each side of the main gear, rather than a stack of washers on one side, anglers will experience an unmatched smooth payout of drag at every click of the ergonomic star that fits perfectly in your hand. Whether it is castability, strength, or a smooth drag that you are looking for, the tern is the ultimate star drag experience. The tern, accurate’s first star drag offering, is perfect for anglers who want the lightest and smoothest star drag experience possible. The use of cvx technology allows for an incredibly lightweight, yet strong frame to take down the toughest game fish, while the twinstardrag allows for anglers to have confidence putting the pressure to the fish.

 

Okuma Cortez Graphite Star Drag High Speed 621 Reel

Okuma Cortez Graphite Star Drag High Speed 6.2:1 Reel

Okuma Cortez Graphite Star Drag High Speed 6.2:1 Reel - Graphite frame and side plates maintain a feather light feel and balance while increasing corrosion resistance. From the beach, pier and jetty or the deck of a sportfisher, the okuma cortez is perfect for lures, live and chunk bait with casting governed by an externally adjustable magnetic cast control system. Drop down gearbox, swept in handle and ergo grip handle knob accentuate balance and delivery of power from the xl gearing, red anodized machined aluminum spool and multi-disc carbonite drag system. Nimble, agile and simply a ton of fun to fish, the okuma cortez brings light tackle performance to a category of anglers.

 

JW Power Handle for Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Reel

JW Power Handle for Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Reel

JW Power Handle for Daiwa Saltiga Star Drag Reel - High quality stainless steel ball bearing 4. Anodized aluminum alloy components maximumcorrosion resistant 3. Ergonomics handle knob, everything in under control 7. Jigging world t-bar and power handle arm for daiwa saltiga and saltist and sealine series star drag reel only(not for 2 speed and lever drag). Light weight design 6. Length of the power handle is 115mm. Nice appearance 5. 1. Robust cold forged al 6061 + t6 treatment frame and side plate 2. Multi axis cnc machining center for main parts.

 

Penn FTHII12SD Fathom II Star Drag Reel 7 BRG 611 Rnd43010

Penn FTHII12SD Fathom II Star Drag Reel, 7 BRG, 6.1:1, Rnd,430/10#

Penn FTHII12SD Fathom II Star Drag Reel, 7 BRG, 6.1:1, Rnd,430/10# - Magnetic casting brake available on 12 and 15 sizes only. The second generation penn fathom ii star drag reel is built with a rigid metal frame and sideplates, now with added features to make it more angler friendly than ever. Featuring our fast gear access sideplate, any angler can service their gears and ht-100 drag system quickly and efficiently. The penn live spindle design offers long, effortless casts, while the power gear ratios (select models only) give ultimate torque for winching up deep fish.

 

Penn Squall Lever Drag Reel Conventional 6Bb 431 37050 Left Hand SQL60LDLH

Penn Squall Lever Drag Reel Conventional 6Bb 4.3:1 370/50 Left Hand SQL60LDLH

Penn Squall Lever Drag Reel Conventional 6Bb 4.3:1 370/50 Left Hand SQL60LDLH - Powerful, reliable gear system with machine-cut brass main gear and precision-machined stainless steel pinion gear. Precision-machined stainless steel pinion gear. Ideal for cobia, stripers, king mackeral, and small tuna. Quick take-apart feature lets you easily change spools and line classes while on the water. Ht-100 carbon fiber drag system provides powerful drag without sacrificing smoothness. High-strength marine grade bronze alloy main gear. Conventional fishing reel offers premium performance, durability, and versatility. Quick take-apart frame makes it easy to change spools. Penn sql60ldlh squall lever drag ree. Lightweight, one-piece, open-top graphite frame.

 

Maxel HYBRID 25 Conventional Star Drag Reel Silver Left Hand Retrieve

Maxel HYBRID 25 Conventional Star Drag Reel Silver Left Hand Retrieve

Maxel HYBRID 25 Conventional Star Drag Reel Silver Left Hand Retrieve - 0line capacity mono (yds/lb)390/8 braid (yds/lb)390/30 | retrieveleftweight (oz)12. This is not something you normally see on this powerful of a reel, and anglers love thumb bars with stainless steel gears, seven shielded stainless steel ball bearings and a clutch bearing instant anti-reverse, the maxel hybrid star drag reel is corrosion resistant and won’t fail under pressure. It is constructed of aluminum and weighs just 13 ozs while delivering 28 lbs of fish stopping power with its top of the line carbon drag system. Its 51 gear ratio combined with the torque it generates will allow you to reel in big fish. 7bearings8gear ratio51 | the maxel hybrid star drag reel is the future of star drag reels fishing reels are getting lighter and more powerful and this reel hits on both notes. The maxel hybrid’s most striking feature is its thumb bar design that allows you to easily engage the reel. It’s also a great casting reel if you are in the market for a modern star drag reel, and want a reel that you can hand down to your kids after a generation of use, this is it |. | Maxel hybrid 25l reel star drag left handed | max drag (lbs)28.

 

Penn FTHII15SD Fathom II Star Drag Reel 7 BRG 611 Rnd35512

Penn FTHII15SD Fathom II Star Drag Reel, 7 BRG, 6.1:1, Rnd,355/12#

Penn FTHII15SD Fathom II Star Drag Reel, 7 BRG, 6.1:1, Rnd,355/12# - Featuring our fast gear access sideplate, any angler can service their gears and ht-100™ drag system quickly and efficiently. 55 lbsupc 031324046337.  featuresfull metal body and sideplatesfast gear access sideplatemachine-cut marine grade bronze main gear with hardened stainless steel pinionversa-drag™ system with ht-100™ washerslive spindle with free floating spoolline capacity rings6 shielded stainless steel ball bearing systeminstant anti-reverse bearingspecificationsmono capacity yd/lb 355/12 305/15 200/20 braid capacity yd/lb 550/20 415/30 290/50 bearing count 7max drag lb 30lb | 13. The penn live spindle design offers long, effortless casts, while the power gear ratios (select models only) give ultimate torque for winching up deep fish. Magnetic casting brake available on 12 and 15 sizes only. Fthii15sd fathom® ii star drag conventional reelthe second generation penn® fathom® ii star drag reel is built with a rigid metal frame and sideplates, now with added features to make it more angler friendly than ever. 11box dimensions 3″h x 5″w x 8″l wt 1. 11reel hand position rightreel size 15drag type star dragcolor black/golddrag material ht-100anti-reverse feature instant anti-reverseretrieve rate 30″/76cm specificationsgear ratio 6. 6kg gear ratio 6.

 

Shimano IX Rear Drag Freshwater Spinning Reel

Shimano IX Rear Drag Freshwater Spinning Reel

Shimano IX Rear Drag Freshwater Spinning Reel - This lightweight, rear-drag shimano ix features quick fire ii, graphite frame, graphite sideplate, graphite rotor, graphite spool, rear drag. Rated for use with mono, fluorocarbon and powerpro lines. Approved for use in saltwater.

 

Accurate Tern 300 Twinstar 61 Star Drag Reel

Accurate Tern 300 Twinstar 6:1 Star Drag Reel

Accurate Tern 300 Twinstar 6:1 Star Drag Reel - Line capacity 6/170, 8/120, 10/100. Gear ratio 411. Max drag 7lbs. Weight 86 oz.

 

Shimano Torium 14 HGA Saltwater Star Drag Fishing Reel

Shimano Torium 14 HGA Saltwater Star Drag Fishing Reel

Shimano Torium 14 HGA Saltwater Star Drag Fishing Reel - Features cross carbon drag which provides long lasting smoothness to withstand fast powerful runs from pelagic and large inshore species. Equipped with a high efficiency gearing system that delivers exceptional strength and rigidity and greatly increases the leverage and power for years of reliable fishing. Offers specially treated anti-rust bearings that are at least 10 times more corrosion-resistant than standard stainless steel bearings and promote smooth even line flow. A lightweight solidly-built star-drag saltwater reel that is perfect for live bait or bottom fishing applications and is packed with awesome features. Max drag 17 lbs / gear ratio 631 / weight 15 oz / line retrieve 38″ / bearings 3bb + 1rb, powerpro line cap 40/375 50/370 65/240, mono line cap 14/300 16/270 20/200, retrieve right.

 

Fin-Nor Marquesa Lever-Drag Reel

Fin-Nor Marquesa Lever-Drag Reel

Fin-Nor Marquesa Lever-Drag Reel - Carbon-fiber drag, and fast 611 retirieve ratio. Adjustable clicker. Reel weighs 20-oz, offers 24-lbs max drag. Precision forged and machined 6061-t6 aluminum frame. Holds 270yds/15-lb mono, 270yds/50-lb braid.

 

SHIMANO American Corporation Catana 4000 Rc Rear Drag Spin Reel Box

SHIMANO American Corporation Catana 4000 Rc Rear Drag Spin Reel Box

SHIMANO American Corporation Catana 4000 Rc Rear Drag Spin Reel Box - In addition, the ar-c style spool was proven to reduce backlash and wind knots with braided lines. The shimano catana rear drag spinning reel is a smooth freshwater reel that won’t break the bank the aluminum spool features an angled lip to ensure the line leaves the spool with less friction, thus resulting in longer and more accurate casts. This reel utilizes the varispeed ii oscillation system that makes the line stay flat, creating trouble-free, long casts.

 

SHIMANO American Corporation Catana 1000 Rc Rear Drag Spin Reel Box

SHIMANO American Corporation Catana 1000 Rc Rear Drag Spin Reel Box

SHIMANO American Corporation Catana 1000 Rc Rear Drag Spin Reel Box - This reel utilizes the varispeed ii oscillation system that makes the line stay flat, creating trouble-free, long casts. In addition, the ar-c style spool was proven to reduce backlash and wind knots with braided lines. The shimano catana rear drag spinning reel is a smooth freshwater reel that won’t break the bank the aluminum spool features an angled lip to ensure the line leaves the spool with less friction, thus resulting in longer and more accurate casts.

 

Penn Special Senator Star Drag Reel

Penn Special Senator Star Drag Reel

Penn Special Senator Star Drag Reel - Designed with stainless-steel reinforced side plates, multi-disc star drag system for smooth and consistent drag, anodized aluminum spool, 2 shielded, stainless-steel ball bearings, graphite rod clamp, and convertible power handle. 91• mono cap 450/50, 390/60, 290/80 braid cap 1250/65, 1075/80, 925/100. Gear ratio 2. Max drag 20 lbs. Gear ratio 4. It’s the best of both worlds power and speed. 01• mono cap 450/20, 300/30, 250/40 braid cap 625/50, 525/65, 450/80113h2 reel• retrieve rate 26″ reel weight 30 oz. The special senator star drag reel is ready for your next fishing adventure, whether that involves trolling, casting large baits, or bottom fishing. Max drag 11 lbs. Gear ratio 3. A precision-machined, stainless-steel pinion gear combines with a strong manganese-bronze main gear in penn’s special senator star drag reel, making for a tough, legendary reel with higher gear ratios. Max drag 22 lbs. 31• mono cap 440/30, 370/40, 270/50 braid cap 925/50, 750/65, 650/80114h2 reel• retrieve rate 28″ reel weight 45 oz. Additional features• stainless-steel reel stand• marine-grade bronze main gear• heavy-duty clicker112h2 reel• retrieve rate 29″ reel weight 22 oz.

 

Shimano Triton TLD25 Lever Drag Graphite Fishing Reel

Shimano Triton TLD25 Lever Drag Graphite Fishing Reel

Shimano Triton TLD25 Lever Drag Graphite Fishing Reel - The tld reels are constructed of a lightweight yet strong 1-piece graphite frame. Features incredibly strong and durable 1-piece graphite body precision stainless steel gears and main shaft power handle with oil-ported torpedo knob 1-piece cold-forged aluminum spool and strike alarm click. Features 4 anti-rust ball bearings and stainless steel gears and main shaft. Shimano’s incredibly versatile triton lever drag reels deliver unsurpassed performance for casting live-bait and trolling fishermen who demand precise specialized equipment. The triton’s superlative ball bearing drag system has a titanium-impregnated fabric that runs smoother lasts longer dissipates heat more effectively and keeps drag tension more even than other materials.





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