Delivering hassle-free spinning performance, the Abu Garcia Cardinal SX Spinning Reel is one of the most affordably priced spinning reels in the Abu Garcia lineup. But don’t let the price fool you, it still has the features and performance you need to be successful on the water. Its graphite body and rotor keep it lightweight for long days fishing, and its machined aluminum spool provides strength, while also reducing weight as well. Five bearings ensure ultra smooth functioning, and an instant anti-reverse bearing eliminates handle back play. Its Everlast bail system is also built to be extremely durable so it won’t wear out, and the Cardinal SX’s Slow Oscillation system ensures even line lay with all types of line, including braid, mono, and fluorocarbon. Perfect for anglers on a budget that still want the performance and dependability of an Abu Garcia reel, the Abu Garcia Cardinal SX Spinning Reel has you covered.

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Customer Reviews

Comments: i used to be a die hard shimano spinning reel user until they get wet and virtually become useless. this is the best spinning reel for the money. even line lay, fairly smooth & durable. i fish the 20 size with 8lb test for my finesse presentations for largemouth & smallmouth. highly recommend this reel

From: Justin: Smithtown, NY 7/22/16

Comments: Great durable reels Ive got three for crappie, bass, trout, and smallmouth. Work great but I've had a problem with one of the handles and it fell off but other than that they are a must for light spinning

From: Will: Nashville, TN 12/8/14

Comments: Awesome reel that i bought last year for bluegill/trout fishing. paired it with 4lb test and it casts a mile. have caught many 12 inch bluegill and 20 inch trout. i also hooked up with a 4lb bass and landed it with no problems on 4lb test. smooth drag no problems so far and a very good real for the price. im going to buy the bigger model soon and pair it up with the berkley lightning shock rod. very pleased with this reel.

From: Hunter: Muskegon, MI USA

Comments: this is a awsome little reel works great i just caught my personal best smallie on it yesterday drag is super smooth and everything works great i love that its cheap

From: James: fortsmith AR

Comments: Great quality reel for a very affordable price. It casts a mile and reels in very smooth and fast. Love it

From: Greg: Graham, NC

Comments: awesome reel for the money. Caught plenty of 5+ lbs largemouth on it. It casts as long as my friends baitcasters. I'm using 10lbs braid and its great.

From: Jesse: Atascadero, CA

Comments: nice little reel. been using it mainly for saltwater purposes or letting my buddy who doesnt know how to fish use it. ive personally caught with this reel a 3 lb spotted bay bass and a 6lb corvina here in san diego bay. nice smooth drag, it handles hard fighting saltwater fish well, and it can handle a beating of novice fisherman and saltwater. ive been using it for over 6 months amd havent had to lube or oil it once. quality stuff for the price.

From: Mike: San Diego

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