10 Top New Reels

10 Top New Reels

Unless you're noodling catfish, dependable reels are most likely an integral part of your fishing strategies. Thankfully, manufacturers each season churn out new and improved round, low-profile, and spinning reels that cast farther, manage line more efficiently, and feature silky yet line-stoic drags that are smoother than we ever dreamed possible.

The latest year-class—unveiled at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades in Las Vegas July 9-12—is no exception, as engineers and product developers once again managed to raise the bar in gear ratios, durability, and overall performance. Following is a rundown of 10 of the new reels we look forward to fishing most in the months and years ahead.

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