"Great product. Have been an avid freshwater fisherman for 20 years and always find Shimano reels such as this one to be the best quality. Because you are supplied with a customer service contact"... (read full reviews)
"It's a very nice reel very well made I have trusted Penn over any other brand. You might as well spend a little more and get one because it will last for years compared to other brands."... (read full reviews)
"I purchased the 7-8 wt reel. Used it on the Missouri river in very cold weather and caught two nice large browns (24-26 inches) and it performed very well. Stripping line for casting is great and line"... (read full reviews)
"i am very satisfied with these ocuma reels which i use on lake ontario for salmon fishing off my downriggers. the price was right, and they beat every competitor by at least $15 a reel. shipping was"... (read full reviews)
"There is no need to buy any other reel for spin casting. This reel is 99% perfect, my only minor gripe is that the bail will rotate a half turn before locking to set the hook, but you should have your"... (read full reviews)
"I have used the reels for years and they are easy to use and give great service. They are great for pan fishing and I landed a 7 lb. bass with one of these reels with no problems, smooth good drag I"... (read full reviews)
"my wife bought me a pflueger reel and i love it. it is one of the best reels i have ever owned i plan on getting the president xt real soon. my brother owns this one and he loves it and i used it once"... (read full reviews)
"You know I bought this $11 reel for my kids rods after their reels broke, but I liked them so much I bought another for myself. It outcasts and outfights all of my other more expensive reels by a"... (read full reviews)
"I have used Shimano equipment for years and this reel is a basic hardworking piece of equipment with no shortcomings. The drag system is fantastic, no slippage, easy to adjust."... (read full reviews)
"Caught this on sale and I'm very happy with it. Bought it as a combination, basically got the Silver Max rod for free. Very little problem with backlash, I'm using braided line and love the way this"... (read full reviews)
"This makes my second set of Okuma baitfeeder reels.
I've owned a pair of the EB 30 reels for two years now; and they have been great.
No problems, always work, casts well, drag is good, baitfeeder"... (read full reviews)
"I have researched this reel on many sights and everyone gives this reel great reviews. I have owned the Smoke 150 for a month now and I absolutely love it! I was hesitant to drop $200+ on a reel but I"... (read full reviews)
"I bought one of these on a whim last year. Honestly, it was marked down to $18 bucks, so
I do have to say, I am impressed.
Very smooth drag and line uptake. Also, very "strong"... (read full reviews)
"Just finished my first 2 days of fishing with this reel. Reel exceeded my expectations. Caught over 25 bass to 4 pounds with no issues. Easily adjusted and cast weightless senko with no backlash"... (read full reviews)