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Bass Pro Shops MegaCast Rod and Reel Baitcast Combo

   

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Gear Ratio
Line Cap
Length Power Other specs Quantity Price & availability

6.3:1

12/105

6'

Medium

Retrieve:
Right

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
12

Recovery:
26.0"

Line Weight:
8-17 lbs.

Lure Weight:
1/4 - 5/8 oz.

Pieces:
1
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6.3:1

12/105

6'6"

Medium Heavy

Retrieve:
Right

Ball Bearings:
3+1

Max Drag:
12

Recovery:
26.0"

Line Weight:
10-20 lbs.

Lure Weight:
3/8 - 1 oz.

Pieces:
1
  • $54.99

  • SKU: 1945701

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The Bass Pro Shops® MegaCast® Baitcast Rod and Reel Baitcast Combo combines performance-based features with a low, low price tag.

Our compact MegaCast Baitcast Reel is easily palmed with sought-after features like our Recurve handle, and graphite frame. It's smooth, too, with a 4-bearing system and 10-position magnetic braking system. Other features include 6.3:1 gearing, star drag, PowerLock™ instant anti-reverse, and machined aluminum spool.

This combo pairs our lightweight baitcaster with a durable Graphite Composite Rod with aluminum oxide guides and nylon reel seat. Other features include split grip EVA foam handles.

Reel features:

  • Easily palmed
  • Recurve handle
  • Graphite frame
  • 10-position magnetic braking system
  • 4-bearing system
  • Machined aluminum spool
  • PowerLock instant anti-reverse

Rod features:

  • Graphite composite blank
  • Aluminum oxide guides
  • Nylon reel seat
  • Split grip EVA foam handle

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Bass Pro Shops MegaCast Rod and Reel Baitcast Combo 3.8 5 24 24
great rod I bought this rod and reel with doubts about the performance due to the price. after 3 cast I had the reel set. this combo can sling a lure just as good as my $200 rigs. I will be buying a few more for the record August 15, 2013
not to bad so i just got this combo the other day and its not to bad. i put 12lb test on the reel and it cast pretty smooth.i like the pole that came with it''i got the medium-heavy'' but i think a medium would of been a better choice.but heck for 50 bucks i think its a good deal. February 12, 2013
Eh... A few years ago, I needed several new rods and didn't want to spend a fortune on them. I found the Mega-cast and decided with a $49 price tag (price has risen since) I couldn't go too terribly wrong. Well the rod was absolute garbage. The thing weighed about a pound and killed my arm trying to cast with it during a tournament. However, the reel is probably one of the best reels for braided line I've used in a long time. When i tried to put Mono-filament line on it, the reel had a hard time braking and I ended with a lot of line in the trash can. Although, Braided line threads like a dream through the reel and I still use the reel for heavy cover. In conclusion, Save the $10 and just get the reel by itself. That's why the combo gets a 2. reel itself gets a 4. October 7, 2014
decent rod, horrendus reel First i'll start with the good. The pole in this combo is very good. It's strong and flexible, and has a sharp look if you ask me. Now for the bad; this reel is the worst casting baitcaster i have ever used with any tune\setting\line possible. The drag on it is very rough and feels like it will burn out at any time. When you cast, it birdnests no matter what and has almost no distance. The only reason the combo got 2 stars is because the pole and the reel is Simi smooth if you drop the lure and run\take the boat about 30 yards down to reel it in. I bought the pole about a year ago and after a year of messing with it I am finally frustrated out of my mind and ready to throw the reel into the middle of a lake. Do not buy this. May 8, 2014
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The bait cast reel is good for bass fishing
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Hi, thank you for your inquiry. The 6’6” medium heavy rod is a good all around type of rod, which works well for most techniques and lure types. Great for Bass Fishing, Catfish, and much more.
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Yes, but be warned the rod weighs about a pound.
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yes the rod is a one piece. Tight lines and go fish.
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Hi, thank you for your question. Yes, this is a one-piece rod.
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i panfish catfish and i bass fish also i dont own a boat so i bank fish
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I use this rod and reel for that as well, mine is 7' med/heavy and is my general "go to rod". thight lines and go fish.
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You probably need two rigs. A small spinning combo for panfish and a heavier baitcasting rig for bass and catfish. If your unfamiliar with a baitcaster, a medium sized spinning combo will work for these species. Just make sure the rig you choose can handle up to 17 lb test line for catfishing.
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and crankbaiting
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Ofcourse. The rod and reel are not really what determines if its good at doing what, it all determines your set up. top water is good with braided line because it floats, crankbaits id suggest you use florocarbon. Florocarbon lines sink so in a situation you want the bait to drop easier then id say use floro. I typically use spinner bait and frogs, i have no issues using braided for both. Personal preference
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very good for top water. I fish 6" spooks with it with no problem.
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yes,it has the back bone for setting the hook
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