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Pflueger President Spincast Reel
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Pflueger President Spincasting Reel - The President series of spincast fishing reels is by far the first in its class that delivers a quality reel that performs at such a high level over and over again.
Pflueger President Spincast Reel - Need a good reel that is not only affordable but that utilizes some proven technologies and is dependable so that it lasts more than just a few fishing trips? Than look no further, the President series of spincast fishing reels uses a durable ported machined aluminum front cone with an incredibly rigid aluminum frame so that it can take a decent about of abuse and still function like it was meant to. Perfect for either the right or left handed angler the President spincast reel uses an aluminum handle with a comfortable and soft touch knob that provides for hours of fishing without any fatigue. The reel uses 4 ball bearings and heavy duty metal gears to create one of the smoothest fishing experiences possible as you reel in those long distance casts. This reel comes ready to be put right on your fishing rod with the pre-spooled fishing line.
- 4 ball bearings
- Instant anti-reverse bearing
- Rigid aluminum frame
- Ported machined aluminum front cone
- Titanium coated line guide and pick-up pins
- Gear driven, adjustable disc-drag system
- Heavy-duty metal gears
- Convertible Left and Right hand retrieve
- Pre-spooled with line
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Pflueger offers two undermount spincast reels.* The 5-bearing/9-oz President model uses 4/6/8 line, while the 2-bearing/5.2-oz Trion model handles 2/4/6 line. I bought the PRES6USCX (listed but not pictured) and haven't tried the TRIMSSCB.
Using the trigger became intuitive after the first few casts. I would not classify this reel as an "entry level" because of its advanced features, weight, mounting and price. This reel's technology and heavy duty construction makes it a long-term keeper.
Whichever line/rod combination I used, this reel gave me long smooth casts and precise targeting every time. It's dual pickup pins and gearing were quick, smooth and precise. With 4# and 6# lines, I found this reel works best with bait weights starting at 1/4-oz to 3/8-oz.** I didn't experiment with the 8# line. The spinning rods I used were 5'6" to 6'9" in various actions, and they all performed well.
This reel's retrieve rate is in the ball park for most spincasts. Pflueger only hints at a maximum drag weight, but I found the quick-to-adjust side mounted dial will go from zero to more than enough for it's recommended line weights.
It has adequate spool capacities, a bit longer than most. Re-spooling a fresh line was quick, easy and economical. Switching spools is unnecessary À and doing so is not fool-proof.
For a spincast, this reel is top of the line. It did everything it was designed to do. I had no performance issues whatsoever. Any problems I had were my own fault to begin with, and the fixes were the usual À frustrating but uncomplicated.
Mono Line Capacities in yards: 4/110 6/90 8/70
Gear Ratio/Retrieve Rate: 3.4:1 / 14.5"
Actual Reel Weight: 9.00 oz
Pickup: dual titanium pins
* Undermounts are hybrid reels with similarities to both spincaster and spinning reels. First time anglers and those with small hands or short fingers might find any undermount troublesome to handle.
** For lighter bait weights, use the Trion.
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|Item #||Model||Retrieve R or L||Reel Weight||Gear Ratio||Line Cap||Price||Quantity|
|1378547||PRES6SCX||Left or Right||8.6 oz||3.4:1||90 yd / 6 lb||