The Saltist LD Lever Drag series fishing reels are built tough with a rugged “full metal jacket” construction with virtually all components being metal for maximum reliability while most competitor reels at this price point are full of graphite components. Built to handle modern
Resident reel doctor Des Westmore digs into the Pfleuger Trion 66 and replaces a few vitals to ensure years of continued health and faultless fishing operation.
It is a simple fact that today’s super fast multiplier spools need to be balanced to run smoothly. Very much like a car wheel, components that rotate need to be balanced to avoid vibration and run true. Assuming the reel
Continuing his reel tuning series, Neil Mackellow explains how to tweak the sexy Penn 975CS reel. A CT framed International baitcaster with a powerful drag, the Penn International 975CS is perfect when serious grunt is required. Stainless steel main and
Neil Mackellow explains how to tune the Penn 525 Mag T reel. Based on the original 525 Mag but in place of the four small brake magnets the Mag T has a single, much larger rare earth magnet. The wind
Neil Mackellow explains how to tune the Penn 535GS Mag T reel. In place of centrifugal brakes the Mag T version of the 535 has a different end-plate incorporating a single, large wind in/out rare earth magnet. Wound fully in
Planet Sea Fishing technical expert Neil Mackellow answers ten fishing questions from our readers. Reader question: How often should I change the line on my multiplier and fixed-spool reels? Neil says: It depends on how often you use them, what
Neil Mackellow explains how to tune the Penn 525 Mag (Slidy) reel. The 525 Mag is a very powerful reel thanks to all those bearings in the spool and drive system. It can also run pretty quickly so use at