Bass Pro Shops® Crappie Maxx® Mighty Lite Low-Profile Baitcast Reel

   

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CX05HA

Right

6.3:1

Line Capacity:
10/100

Ball Bearings:
3

Recovery:
24" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
7.7
  • Blazing 6.3:1 gear ratio
  • Lightweight graphite frame
  • Aluminum spool
  • Zirconia line guide
  • External magnetic braking system
  • 3-bearing system for smooth, hitch-free retrieves

The Bass Pro Shops® Crappie Maxx Mighty Lite Low-Profile Baitcast Reel features a blazing 6.3:1 gear ratio that is ideal for resetting in deep water or pulling slabs quickly out of cover. Other features include a lightweight graphite frame with aluminum spool, zirconia line guide, and external magnetic braking system. 3-bearing system for smooth, hitch-free retrieves. Weight.: 7.7 oz. Line capacity: 10 lbs./100 yds. Line recovery: 24" per handle turn.

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Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by 1st purchase very pleased, came quickly ,and i love the new reel February 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love This Reel! I purchased this reel a few days ago, I used it today and I am in love with it. Super smooth cast and even better retrieve! I bought it with small lightweight lures in mind for pond fishing and it is perfect for what I want. I haven't tried to cast a crappie jig with it and I'm kind of afraid to try haha. Overall very great reel and do yourself a favor and buy it! February 26, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great all aroud reel Ive taken this reel out fishing a few times and i love it. it is silky smooth and it casts great wiht light lures and light line. When i got it i wanted a knew crappie reel and did this one deliver. it reels in big bass decent pike and if you have one a catfish. love this reel have it on a Bass Pro crappie Maxx signiture series trigger crappie rods and there is no better crappie setup. February 20, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by For the love of fishing Could you PLEASE start offering everything you make in a left hand retrieve. I really wanted to try this, once again it only comes in a right hand and I am not a hand switcher. If this was a left I would buy one for sure because its the only reel that comes close to something like a daiwa pixy without costing a fortune. January 13, 2013
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How do you remove the spool from this reel?
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You push in on the Bass Pro Logo and twist the side plate to remove it.

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Take off the side plates and pray you can get it back together again.
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yes, easy!
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Yes. i use spinner reels for 1/4 oz and under. Caster can np
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I have used spinning rods all my life and want to try a bait caster is this a good reel to start with?
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If you want something light, yes. Get an abu garcia for your first level wind .
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no try a shimano its worth the money
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besides crappie cranks, I also like to use tubes on a 1/16oz jig head. I was wondering if this rod will cast the 1/16 jigs well or if I should stick with the heavier cranks for this and get a light spinner for the jigs??
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yah i got a bait caster for my fishing season but i wish i went with spinning reels im getting one for my birthday because they cast anything of any weight and there perfect reels from perch and bluegill to bass go with a spinning reel
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Definitely go spinning gear for anything under 3/8 oz. You will ultimately be unhappy with any baitcaster system unless you spend $500-$700 or more and even then they still will not be as good as a spinning rig of say only $100 or more . Trust me on this . Go ultra light for these tiny lures . Good luck and tight lines.
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No this reel is not available in left hand . The Bass Pro Extreme reel is the most affordable low profile reel offered in a left hand version at $79.99 reg. price but goes for $54.95 on sale about 2-3 times a year . Also the Abu Garcia BCX round reel goes for $59.99 and is offered in a left hand version . As far as I know these are the least expensive two reels that come in left hand that Bass Pro offers . My brother has the left hand BCX's and he loves them . I have the Extreme reels in the 05 size in right hand versions ( not available in the left hand in this size ) and I love them . I would bet that the 10 size Extreme reels offered in left hand versions would be every bit as nice of a reel . Both of these reels have metal frames as opposed to the graphite frame on the Mighty Lite . I have both the Mighty Lites and the Extremes and for crappie I'm very happy with both but promise you that the Extreme reels will definitely outlast the Mighty Lites . When I buy them I buy the Extremes when on sale and the Mighty Lites if I need one right now and the Extremes aren't on sale . I bought one of each in the last year not as replacements but to have additional reels handy when guiding . My original purchases of both types ( the Extreme's and the Mighty Lites ) was about 4 years ago and again 2 and half years ago and all of them are still performing flawlessly . Hope that helps you in some way . Good luck and tight lines !
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