• August 14, 2016 1:17 pm
  • New Saltwater Fishing Reels

    The all new Makaira Spinning reel by Okuma

    “It’s about design, drive, drag and durability,” says Okuma’s Director of Product Development, John Bretza. “Makaira Spinning is built 100-percent from scratch. We took every component into consideration and built it from the ground up.”

    Okuma Makaira spinning reels at Tackle Direct

    It is saltwater resistant due to stainless steel internal parts and the Corrosion Resistant Coating, (coating all metal parts) and 23  oil retaining gaskets.

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    Penn Clash

    Penn Clash Spinning reel

    A lightweight spinning reel for shallow saltwater fishing.  Penn Clash spinning reel  The full-metal aluminum body and sideplate, and eight-plus-one sealed ball bearings add to the reel’s durability.

    It has a full aluminum body.and carbon rotor on small reels and aluminum on large.The sealed drag system is protected from corrosion.

     Penn Clash Reels at Tackle Direct

    The Clash is available in 7 modes from the 8.2oz 2000 to the 27.2lb model 8000

    It won best of show at 2015 ICAST show.

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    Penn slammer

    Penn Slammer III – Best saltwater reel at 2016 Icast

    “PENN listens to what our anglers demand from our reels,” said Mike Rice, PENN Brand Director. “The entire team goes to great lengths to find the best materials and innovative designs to keep our anglers on the water and in the fight.”
    The Slammer III features the new IPX6 Sealed System to keep water out of the gear box and drag system in heavy spray and sea conditions.

     Buy Penn Slammer at Tackle Direct

    The Slammer III incorporates the PENN proprietary sealed Dura-Drag system along with the computer-controlled CNC gear technology. Eight models of the Slammer III are offered to cover a wide range of inshore, near shore and offshore angling opportunities from the pier, beach or boat.

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    KastKing Rover B

    KastKing Unveils New Conventional Charter Captain’s Special

    The KastKing Rover B Charter Captains special is Aimed at the Charter Market, the reel comes in 3 sizes and has many features that captains like:

    “We have met with many fishing guides and captains around the country for their input. Our objectives were to help them keep their operating costs down and provide durable tackle, which also translates to savings,” says Tom Gahan, Marketing Director at Eposeidon, Inc

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