"Right gear ratio and power handle are perfect for cod fishing. I could easily reel in two pollocks of 15 LB class at the same time. Line capacity of 425L (25lb/430yds size) works best to use 65 LB"... (read full reviews)
"This seems like a good value on a respectable baitcaster. Haven't actually fished with it yet, however seems like good quality for the price. Very smooth feel. Expect good things from it. I ALWAYS use"... (read full reviews)
"I bought this reel because it has 8 bearings but is a lot cheaper than some of the other models out there. I was expecting casting and reeling to be really smooth, like my dads Mitchell 8 bearing"... (read full reviews)
"This reel reminds me of the prototypes you read about in the "What's coming next year" section of fishing magazines. However, it must have gotten released too soon. It casts like a dream; but it reels"... (read full reviews)
"I had never owned a bait casting reel of this size before. I was actually surprised at the size of it. The price was more than fair. The only problem I had was the fact that it didn't actually tell"... (read full reviews)
"The only thing wrong with this purchase was that the reel is burgundy and not red.
Not a big thing to me but some said they like the red better. It's a great reel and
I've caught tons of fish with"... (read full reviews)
"Great Reel for the price. I've been using Jigmasters for over 30 years and have had only one fail during use. They are great for small to medium sized Tuna, White Seabass and Yellowtail as well as"... (read full reviews)
"I bought this combo after Christmas and it was my first bait caster. It took some time to get the casting down but now its great. I put 30# spider-wire braid on it and it casts like a dream. I have"... (read full reviews)
"this reel was my favorite till i broke it twice. casts well retrieves smooth when new, has a nice strong drag for its size. however, the handle has plastic gears that chip or crack under pressure over"... (read full reviews)
"I bought this reel for a UL setup because of price and the brand name.
The reel works ok, but flexes a lot and, like the other reviewer stated, the handle works loose (especially when cast/retrieving)"... (read full reviews)
"This Martin reel is good for the money so if you are looking for something to last a lifetime, this reel isn't for you. If you are only the occasional fisher (i.e. 1-2 trips a month), then this reel"... (read full reviews)
"bought about year ago release button works maybe 50% of the time other fifty you have to help it not pleased with performance in retrieving to much left to chance stays in rod holder on boat as last"... (read full reviews)