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Bass Pro Shops Extreme Spinning Reel

   

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EX10B

Left/Right

5.6:1

Line Capacity:
6/90

Ball Bearings:
5+1

Max Drag:
19.5 Lbs.

Recovery:
31" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
7.5
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  • SKU: 1845569

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EX20B

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
8/80

Ball Bearings:
5+1

Max Drag:
19.5 Lbs.

Recovery:
33" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
10.4
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  • SKU: 1845570

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EX50B

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
12/200

Ball Bearings:
5+1

Max Drag:
22 Lbs.

Recovery:
40" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
11
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  • SKU: 1845572

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When we upgraded our Bass Pro Shops® Extreme® Spinning Reel, we asked ourselves a simple question: what does the hard-working American fisherman want in a spinning reel? The answer immediately became clear: you want an exceptional reel at a reasonable price. So we rounded up all the usual suspects from our proven past models: minimal weight, efficient and powerful gearing, rock-solid frame—and then we bundled them with a few special touches that you can only get at Bass Pro Shops. These include our Mag Spool Technology™, with a 30% wider spool for faster pickup and less twist; an oversized titanium-nitride coated roller; our smooth and powerful Carbon Fiber Drag System with a stack of three carbon/three stainless steel discs; and our six stainless steel bearing system with Powerlock™ instant anti-reverse.

We believe our updated Extreme is the answer to all your spinning reel needs. It’s built to perform flawlessly; it’s designed to endure years of hard fights and keep coming back; and we’ve kept the price down to a level that allows anyone to own one. Plus, with four models to choose from, you can tackle just about anything that swims. Standard features include: one-piece aluminum frame with sealed sideplates; ported, forged aluminum spool; super-light graphite rotor; left- or right-hand retrieve; stainless steel shaft and bail wire; titanium nitride-coated roller; machined-aluminum handle with Soft Touch knob; and a FREE spare aluminum spool.

  • Mag Spool Technology
  • 30% wider spool
  • Oversized titanium-nitride coated roller
  • Carbon Fiber Drag System
  • Six stainless steel bearing system with Powerlock instant anti-reverse
  • Built to perform flawlessly
  • One-piece aluminum frame with sealed sideplates
  • Ported, forged aluminum spool
  • Super-light graphite rotor
  • Left- or right-hand retrieve
  • Stainless steel shaft and bail wire
  • Machined-aluminum handle with Soft Touch knob
  • FREE spare aluminum spool
  • Ultra-Compact Gearbox
  • True Sealed Body
  • Carbon Fiber Drag System

Ultra-Compact Gearbox:
Thinner and stronger! Solid aluminum sideplates contain the gears and prevent flex.

True Sealed Body:
Keeps debris out, allowing internals to continue working smoothly over the long haul!

Carbon Fiber Drag System:
Our premium carbon-and-stainless-steel drag washer stack assures ultra-smooth, powerful drag performance at all settings.

30% Wider Mag Spool:
Our exclusive large-diameter Mag Spool combined with the oversized titanium nitride-coated roller deliver longer casts, better line lay, smoother drag, and far less line twist.

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Bass Pro Shops Extreme Spinning Reel 4.6 5 34 34
Good value and great performance I have been a fisherman since I was a little boy - I am now 72 years old - and this is the best reel I have ever owned. I am going to buy one for my grandson, Tyler, for his 16th birthday, which is Nov 2 , for which we will head up to NJ to celebrate. (We are from NC.) I have taken Ty fishing from the time he was 6 or 7. He was eager to learned all my secrete tricks I have passed down to him and he looks forward to any time his Dad or I can spend with him fishing. I know this reel will improve his technique and he will catch more and bigger fish. I can't wait for us to fish together using our new Bass Pro reels. October 14, 2013
Nice reel, but!!!!!!!!!! I bought the EX50 for paddlefishing and it works well with one problem area, the handle is to small and blisters will form. I believe it will work great without a lot of hard reeling dragging 3oz sinkers cast after cast, it should be "ok" casting lures for stripers. I have 2 others an EX40 and EX20 and they are great. May 30, 2012
Great reel until.... This was by far my most favorite reel that I own right now and i have caught over 100 bass in the 4 month period that I have owned it. But, recently at my local pond i noticed that the shaft stopped moving up and down. This caused the line being retreived to all lay on the same part of the spool. This caused terrible twists every single cast. I am sending the reel back to either get replaced or repaired and hopefully i won't have this problem again. Maybe it was just a defective one. I don't know. Overall this was a great reel during the time it worked and i would recommend to anybody besides the flaw. April 12, 2014
Solid Reel. Love the large spool This reel casts a mile, and retrieves line faster than any spinning reel I've owned this size. I love it so far, but have only had it out 3 times. I think it's a great reel that is well worth the price. June 6, 2013
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The bail is self centering. Never had a problem with five 40 series reels.
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No, I have an EX20-40-50 reels and the bail doesn't self center as it has an anti-reverse bearing that stops the spool from reversing backwards which is a great hook setting feature.
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This does not have a self centering bail.
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The Extreme reel is compact design.
strong but light. It can handle about 20b.
So it is good for both salt and fresh water.
my recommendation is to use EX50B
and give it a quick wash after use in saltwater, do not forget to lubricate it to keep it for long time.
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Mild corrosion on the base of the reel handle is all that has occured due to frequent use in salt water. No technical diffulties due to water. However, the drag system will break on you if you use it often at all. Also if you use braided line the spooling mechanism will miss the spool and start wraping line around the drag adjustmen knob.
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Should hold up fine, I freshwater rinse mine each day. The EX50 needs a bigger handle if you fight the bigger fish.
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good but dont get this reel
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I have my EX40 on a 7' st. croix mojo bass that has a medium action. It pairs very well with it. I would think that it would work for you as well.
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The reel is pretty big,its a size 40.I would go down a size for the 6lb flouro...dang great reels though!!!!
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I think it would do well in that scenario.
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The reel preforms well in a variety of situations. I use it for Bass and Crappie fishing.
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Are the spools braid ready?

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No. These are not braid ready. The spool on the reel and the extra spool are both slick.

I believe you should add some appropriate tape (I hear cloth surgeons tape or electrical tape or cloth friction tape work, but I do not have the experience to confirm), or add an appropriate amount of monofilament first.

I do not see anything on the box or in the insert indicating this reel is braid ready..
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I believe so. I put braid directly onto mine with no issue.
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It comes with both spool
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No...i backed mine with electrical tape
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The reel comes with an extra braid ready spool.
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I want to know which model will be more like an shimano 2500 in size? The ex20b or the ex40b?
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I think the 20 would be more like the 2500 size. I have the 40, and it seems a little bigger than the 2500, and I have used shimanos my whole life
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Ex20b.
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Ex40b is a close match
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On the piece of the reel that attaches to your spinning rod it should say made in China. Figures.
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China.....of course,where everything on the planet is made
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The Extreme reel is made in China.
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