Lightweight wonders of engineering, low-profile saltwater baitcasting reels cast quickly and accurately without backing down to sizable opponents.
The Fathom features a full metal body, carbon-fiber drag, and stainless-steel bearings. The pinion gear is supported by ball bearings and brass gears for extra cranking power.
Shimano Tranx 150
Shimano packed their best technology into the Tranx 150, including a centrifugal casting brake capable of launching a quarter-ounce jig into the wind, a triumph for any casting reel.
Daiwa 150 SV Coastal
The Coastal 150 SV uses a cool T-wing line guide that opens up for unimpeded casting. To maximize line capacity, Daiwa shoved a 150-size spool in a 100-size reel.
13 Fishing Concept TX Gen II
Inspired by Texas wade-fishermen, 13 Fishing designed the TX2 with carbon frame and side plates, along with zero-corrosion bearings, gears and spool to survive constant exposure to salt water and sand.
Okuma Komodo SS
With an emphasis on corrosion resistance, the Komodo features stainless-steel bearings, gearing and drive shaft. A six-pin centrifugal brake and lightweight aluminum spool control casting power.