ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

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ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby Cal » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:22 am

Here's a quick peak at something new from Fitzgerald Fishing... the Stunner Casting Reel:

- Salt Armor Coating
- 16lb Carbon Fiber Drag
- Built for fresh or salt
- Deep Aluminum Spool
- 7+1 Bearings
- Left and Right hand retrieve in 6.3:1 & 7.0:1

- MSRP : $149.99

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Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby LgMouthGambler » Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:33 am

So yet another company bringing Chinese reels into the states. Why? Stick to rods...
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Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby rockappalla » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:23 am

149 USD?? LOL You can have the same reel for 32 Bucks...
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/KastKin ... autifyAB=0

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Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby grantman83 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:39 am

At least it has an aluminum frame?
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Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby LowRange » Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:35 pm

I'm stunned

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Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby DirtyD64 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:38 pm

rockappalla wrote:149 USD?? LOL You can have the same reel for 32 Bucks...
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/KastKin ... autifyAB=0


Look 90% similar. That's pretty sad. I have a friend who uses their rods, seems to like them a lot.

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Re: ICAST 2018 Quick Hits : Fitzgerald Fishing Stunner Casting Reel

Postby johnD » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:44 pm

DirtyD64 wrote:
rockappalla wrote:149 USD?? LOL You can have the same reel for 32 Bucks...
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/KastKin ... autifyAB=0


Look 90% similar. That's pretty sad. I have a friend who uses their rods, seems to like them a lot.


They are tip heavy unless something has changed recently.


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