Bass Pro Shops MegaCast Spinning Reel

   

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MG10FA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
6/175

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
8 Lbs.

Recovery:
22" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
9.7
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869097

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MG20FA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
8/160

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
8 Lbs.

Recovery:
24" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
9.9
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869098

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MG30FA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
10/170

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
13 Lbs.

Recovery:
28" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
10.2
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869099

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MG40FA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
12/195

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
13 Lbs.

Recovery:
31" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
10.4
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869100

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MG10RA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
6/175

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
8 Lbs.

Recovery:
22" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
9.7
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869101

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MG20RA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
8/160

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
8 Lbs.

Recovery:
24" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
9.9
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869102

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MG30RA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
10/170

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
13 Lbs.

Recovery:
28" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
10.2
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869103

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MG40RA

Left/Right

5.1:1

Line Capacity:
12/195

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
13 Lbs.

Recovery:
31" Per Turn

Reel Weight (oz):
10.4
  • $21.99

  • SKU: 1869104

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Our entry-level Bass Pro Shops® MegaCast® Spinning Reel is now more compact, with smoothly rounded corners and less exterior material. The result is an affordable, good-looking, easy-handling reel that fishes hard all day and is loaded with today’s hottest features! Our MegaCast Spinning Reel is built on a rugged graphite frame and sports a lightweight, double-anodized aluminum spool, a smooth four-bearing system (3 ball bearings + 1 roller bearing) with Powerlock™ instant anti-reverse. There is also a torqueless handle with Soft Touch grips for unmatched fishing comfort. Includes a spare black graphite spool. FA models have a front drag. RA models have a rear drag.

  • Affordable, easy-handling reel
  • Tough, lightweight graphite frame
  • Lightweight, double-anodized aluminum spool
  • Four-bearing system with Powerlock instant anti-reverse
  • Torqueless handle with Soft Touch grips
  • Interchangeable left/right hand retrieve
  • FA models are front drag
  • RA models are rear drag

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Bass Pro Shops MegaCast Spinning Reel 4.3 5 47 47
Very Good, Durable, Reliable Let me start this review and say I fish a lot and long hours (mostly bass fishing-Constant casting). Also, I expect my gear to hold up and not be coddled when in use. But I do clean all my gear religiously after use reels, rods, hooks, etc. So while I put it through the gorilla test during, it is maintained afterwards. I purchased two Mega Cast spinning rod and reels the 30 & 40 models 3 years ago because of a sale while I was at BPS-Orlando. I picked up another Spinning reel that I paid $125.00. Put through the same exact use for three years, same maintenance, the Mega cast reels are still sturdy, bails are still tight, not worn out. When just looking at it doesn't appear to be anything but a low end reel, it is just not the case. Not the longest casting, Not the lightest, Not the smoothest, but Reliable and it wont let your down. People can say what they like, but these reels are not top flight materials but well put together. I recommend buying, using, and maintaining it like it is a $125.00 reel and it will be a solid reel for at least three years. December 17, 2014
Great buy I have been using this reel for about one month and am very impressed with the smooth action and overall quality. Definitely a great product for the price. November 12, 2014
great value A very smooth operating reel for the money. It casts well with either monofiliment or braided lines and has a predictable and consistent drag and feel. With little maintenance (an occasional rinse and drop of lube on the spool shaft) it has given months of pleasurable use. I don't think you could go wrong with this purchase. I will likely buy aanother. August 23, 2014
ok the reel casts good but the first day i got it it broke August 16, 2014
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I would recommend in this line the Mega Cast size 40 paired with a medium heavy. I use this reel when I am in the mats jigging for the big boys. I caught a a 20lb bowfin jigging one day so it should the handle the cats pretty well.
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I use a Pflueger Arbor reel. I have it matched to a 7 ft Berkley lightning rod. I use 15lb hivis yellow braid and a 6 ft 15lb florocarbon leader. Can't beat it.
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For this particular spinning reel you would want to choose the MG30 or the MG40 for catfish.
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What is the difference between front drag and rear drag?
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 - Maple Shade, NJ
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In my opinion front drag is better because it is located right where the drag discs are. Rear drag uses a shaft through the reel to control the drag discs which are located at the front.
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 - St Catharines, Ontario
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Rear drag is more convenient when fighting a fish!!
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not much difference, its just where you prefer the button. I learned with the front drag, so that's just what I use.
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In front drag, the drag adjustment is located on the top of the spool. This is usually a better performing system because of the larger surface area of drag washers. In rear drag, the drag adjustment is on the back of reel. Rear drag typically allows for a quicker change of spool than a front drag configuration.

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Front drag reels are lighter and less bulky than the rear drag reels. I found the rear drag reels more convenient when fishing in unknown spots where I set the drag quite loose and tighten when Ii understand what kind of fish I hooked
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front drags tend to be smoother and don't get easily gunked up with dirt, sand and stuff when you're bank fishing
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Nothing. It only means where you adjust the drag from on the reel.
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I recommend it as a reel to have in your arsenal. I current have 20-30-40 models in spinning ready to go for different applications and the don't fail me.
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 - Bass Capital, Florida
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Yes, I have been using it with great success on some 4-5 lb. smallmouths.
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 - Hoosick falls, NY
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It has plenty of line capacity however you should be looking at the how smooth the drag sysytem is and if there is any play in the handle. A reel with any unwanted play will shock the gears on every hook set and cause premature wear.
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 - St Catharines, Ontario
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This reel is great for walleye. Has a nice rear drag system to fight the biggest of walleye. And for 21.99 it's a steal. Buy it and try it out. If you don't like it, it's not a big loss.
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 - Findlay, Ohio
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I use this for bass fishing and it works great. I caught a nice 5 pounder and it had no problems
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Yes, I use them for topwater bass fishing all spring, summer & fall. Im not a walleye fisherman, but I see no reason why these reels wouldn't be great for that too.
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I have the RA30 with lines from 8 to 15 lb test and caught several basses from 3 to 5 lb easily. I guess that with the right line (maybe a braid) and the right rod ( I have a 7 feet BPS Graphite Series ) should be ok even for walleyes
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I fish 'eyes and yes, this reel works great for jigging, casting cranks.
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yea.......i catch one of 3.5 lbs 18.5"....with this reel and 2 lbs line
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i would run eaither the MG30 or 40 FA if you buy this reel.
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perhaps a little light, better for pan fish
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I don't use replacement spools. I replace my line so often when fishing spring steelhead, that I just use the same spool. The steelhead & creeks & riversher in Michigan are hard on line, so I replace it often. I would assume that Bass Pro has replacement spools for sale.
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they come with an extra spool!
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Call Baass Pro Rod, Reel 800 number
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It comes with a replacement spool.
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