Designed specifically for crankbait applications, the affordable Daiwa Exceler Crankbait Casting Reel is packed with Dawia's legendary performance and features. The higher torque and power generated by the reel's 4.9:1 gear ratio greatly reduces arm fatigue - allowing the reel to act more as a winch and handle more of the work. The slower speed created by the gear ratio also helps your crankbait perform properly - and keep it in the strike zone longer to entice more strikes.
A rigid one-piece aluminum frame is precision engineered to holds all critical components in perfect alignment, while 8-ball bearings and a lightweight Free-Floating Aluminum Spool ensure smooth functioning. Also delivering the long casting capability important when fishing crankbaits, the reel's Magforce-Z magnetic breaking system allows you to make precise casting adjustments on the fly and avoid backlashes. A solid reel for a great price, the Daiwa Exceler Crankbait Casting Reel has all of the features and performance you need to fish crankbaits effectively - without wearing yourself out - or your wallet.
|Bearings: 8BB + 1RB|
Line Cap: 12/150, 14/125
Comments: This reel lasted about 200 casts and began to squeel while cranking. I took it apart and cleaned it. The grease inside was (BLACK?) I reassembled, oiled and greased. It lasted about 50 casts and began to squeel again. I am very disappointed in Diawa again. Well never again. I bought a revo for $30 more. What a difference.
From: Mark: Sturtevant, WI
Comments: wow great reel casts very easy paired it with the okuma 7 ft crankbait rod cast a country mile as the say in the south. makes easy work out of 6xd's and other deep divers.
From: George: Easley, SC
Comments: casts well, but very noisy. Breaking system works well, and drag is smooth.....just very noisy when casting, wreeeeeennnnng!!
From: Mike: socal, CA
Comments: I can throw crankbaits all day with this reel and never get tired.
From: Kevin: Spokane, WA
Comments: Excellent reel... results are great..
From: Jefferson: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Comments: i use this on my st.criox rod for spinner baits..been doing so for along time...works great
From: Big John: Stafford, VA
Comments: great reel for larger crankbaits. i throw crankbaits that dive anywhere from 10 to 17 feet deep and i can throw them all day on this reel. ratio is a little to slow for smaller cranbaits.
From: Matt: Mufreesboro, TN
Comments: Eddie, try tightening the bearing cap. That should keep the spool from jiggling around and allowing the line to get caught up.
From: Josh: Missouri, USA
Comments: I had problems with 10lb. test flouro getting between spool and frame. Other than that, they cast and retrieve well.
From: Eddie: Speedwell, VA
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