Packed with all of the advanced features and technologies Daiwa has at its disposal, the new Daiwa Steez Casting Reel delivers top-of-the-line performance for the most discerning of anglers. Incredibly smooth and ultra lightweight, its sleek new cosmetic design sets it apart, and its Super Metal Magnesium Frame and Side Plate provide a lightweight and rigid platform. A twelve bearing system (11BB+1RB) ensures consistently fluid casts and retrieves, and its Ultimate Tournament Drag System, constructed out of advanced carbon fiber material, delivers the fish fighting resistance to tame the longest runs fish can dish out. For those who demand the very best from their reel, the Daiwa Steez Casting Reel has everything you need and more to take your fishing to the next level.

Additional Features:

-Super lightweight A7075 Aluminum Alloy Dimpled Spool
-Free Floating Spool Design
-Dura-Loc Pinion
-Magforce-Z System
-Rugged 6-Point Drive Train
-Micro Click Star Drag and Spool Adjustment
-Infinite Anti-Reverse
-Neoprene Reel Cover
-Freshwater Use Only

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Customer Reviews

Comments: Beautiful reel. Yes it's expensive but if you're an enthusist or an avid Black Bass slayer the cost won't matter. This reel is extremely smooth and easily adjusted to accommodate lure weight, line size, and weather conditions. Obviously it's light but it feels solid. It will pair well with the ultra light weight sticks made today. I have all my Steez paired with NRX rods. The rod and reel feel as if they are one piece and the faintest of strikes can be felt. I've wrangled many El Salto hogs and the drag on the steez never disappoints as well. If you want a reel that is extremely well made, smooth beyond belief, and light as a feather yet solid as a brick get the Steez EX. You will not be disapointed.

From: Bill: Chicago, IL 12/20/14

Comments: by far the best low profile baitcaster on the market. Yes it's expensive but if you're an enthusist or an avid Black Bass slayer then the price won't matter. Fine tuning this reel is extremely easy. It casts 1/4 to 1oz+ baits with ease. I have all of my steez paired with NRX rods. Extremely well balanced. Obviously it's very light but has a solid feel. I've wrangled many El Salto hogs on these reels and they never disappoint. I can't say enough good things about the steez! 

From: Master: Chicago, IL 12/17/14

Comments: The only reel made that only remotely competes with this is a Lew's Team Pro Speed Spool. It is 1/2 the price and 3 oz. heaver. Apples to apples however the Steez has no equal for fishability and performance. If you don't want to spend the money, do not pick this reel up or throw it. If you do you just bought it.

From: Bill: Branson, MO 6/21/14

Comments: I have fished my whole life using abu garcia's. I have their top of the line reels and love them. I have read a lot of reviews about this reel being the best of the best. I finally got up the nerve to buy one. I can tell you as with anything you get what you pay for. A smooth, easy casting, and refined piece of machinery. Effortless cast and a buttery retrieve make this the best reel I have ever put my hands on. It is worth the money but you can get the same fishing out of 250 dollar reels as well just wont possess the refinement.  

From: Eric: Houston, TX 4/23/14

Comments: Love this reel. Nothing comes close to the refined feeling of fishing with this reel. Just wish they had the 7.9:1 in left hand retrieve. You will not be disappointed!

From: Will: CA 3/14/14

Comments: This STEEZ EX is way to awesome it will outshine Shimano and any other reels on the market. I change the STEEZ handle to Zillion Type R carbon handle man look very nice can't wait to order two more of them.

From: Prachua: MPLS, MS

Comments: I paired the steez with a 6'6 light&tough (med-light) and stringed it with samurai 20lbs braid. OMG!? It is expensive setup, but you can fish all day and not feel fatigue. Castability is amazing from 3/8 oz to 5/8 oz and retrieval - seemless. I'm customed to zillion and chronarchs and boy can you feel the difference. I live to fish!

From: Bryan: Rice Lake

Comments: If there is a finer, more precise baitcaster,  I've yet to find it.  Thank you and darned you, DAIWA!

From: Fouzman: Lake Fork, Texas, USA

Comments: I got the 100xs   And all I can say is wow. By far the best reel ever had all the reels out there nothing compares.  Just the feel of it holding it and casting it is simply amazing. Worth every penny.

From: Michael: Santa Cruz, CA

Comments: thank you, thank you, thank you, for Building a left handed model  even if shimano Came out with a left hand model the was worth A damn I wouldn't buy it they must hate lefties I'm Sticking with diawa for never forgetting us lefties Thank you!!!

From: Patrick: Esko, MN

Comments: Daiiwa steez reel is smooth, lightwieight, and quality all the way.

From: Steve: La Verne, CA

Comments: i have owned this reel for about a month and i love it, it has to be the smoothest reel on the market it lots cash but its worth it

From: Tanner: Burford, Ontario

Comments: By far the smoothest reel I ever owned...I also own high end reels such as Pixy Type R, Zillion Type R and a couple other kinds of Zillions...I'm hoping to grab a couple more of these just to satisfy my addiction =)

From: Issac: Roseville, MN

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