Ardent Apex Pro Casting Reels - $129.99

Weighing in at only 6.3-ounces, the Ardent Apex Pro Casting Reels deliver lightweight, tournament-caliber performance. Compact and easily palmable, the Apex Pro’s feature a rigid, high strength aluminum frame that forms a solid foundation for the inner workings of the reel. Packed with 11-bearings (12+1) as well, it delivers incredibly smooth functioning as well.

The 270-degree magnetic brake system also provides a wide range of cast control for different lures, and it's also externally adjustable for quick changes on the water.  The Deep V 6061 T6 machined aluminum spool delivers increased line capacity, while reducing weight, and the lightweight aluminum swept handle delivers excellent cranking leverage. Available in both a speedy 7.3:1 gear ratio and a powerful 5.3:1 gear ratio, the Ardent Apex Pro Casting Reels have what it takes to put you on the leaderboard.

-High Strength Aluminum frame
-Deep V 6061 T6 machined aluminum spool
-Carbon Fiber swept back handle
-270 Degree Mag Brake system
-Swept back forge aluminum star drag
-Backed by a 3-Year Warranty

Delivering lightweight tournament-caliber performance at a reasonable price, the Ardent Apex Pro Casting Reels packs a host of features and power into its compact, durable frame.

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Ardent Apex Pro Casting Reels

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Model Retrieve Gear Ratio Weight Bearings Line Capacity (Test/Yd.) Price Stock Qty
AA73RBB Right 7.3:1 6.3 10BB + 1RB 12/150, 15/125 $129.99

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Comments: I love my Ardent Apex Pro bait casting reel. These reels have worked great for me in all conditions, wet, windy, sunny and dry and hot! They have not let me down, while others are picking at theirs, I am casting away.

From: Joe: Three Rivers, MI 7/26/15

Comments: This is my go to Frog, top water, jerk bait & worm and jig reel. It has held up to some solid abuse that the California Delta can throw at you & has pulled in some Giants. Ardent has really stepped up to the plate to compete and even surpass some of the high end brand reels.

From: Wes: Delta, CA 5/12/15

Comments: Very smooth reel for the money, I spooled mine up with 65lb Sufix braid and went frog fishing this reel has great speed & it's durable. I'll be buying more soon!!

From: J.B. CA 5/8/15

Comments: I am in love with my new Ardent Apex reel! I had been in love with the Lew's Tournament and still like it, but I am switching my reels over to the new Apex. Better, longer, easier casting, smooth operation, lighter weight, and love the black matt finish.

From: Eric: Rock Island, TN 12/15/14

Comments: While this reel looks, feels and I am sure will perform as my other Ardent reels do, I was very disappointed that it had that odious sticker 'Made In China' on the reel foot.  I have chosen Ardent reels in the past due in large part to their being made 100% in the U.S.A. Which, sadly, is no longer true.

From: Fred: Asheville, NC 11/1/14

Comments: This is the best reel on the market. Extremely light weight and casts a mile. I have changed over to an avid Ardent user and absolutely love these reels. Easy to use, dial in and handles any battle with that big fish like a champ!

From: Ryan: Sumter, SC 10/7/14

Comments: its the perfect reel for ther tournament fisher like me whos a younger bass angler im 14 so i cant afford like the daiwa steez but this gets the job done and more and its made in the us if im not mistaken so its a win

From: Eric: usa maryland frederck

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