Abu Garcia Revo Rocket

Abu Garcia Revo Rocket
Abu Garcia Revo Rocket

This reel truly justifies the reason they call it “Rocket” with every turn of its handle, Revo Rocket takes up forty-one inches of the line which is strange for a reel. If you are using any method requiring bottom contact, you will surely notice a change in your efficiency and hookup ratio with Revo Rocket. This reel will let you flip into shallow covers, make targeted pitches and quickly retrieve your bait to make other presentations much faster. So, instead of spending a lot of time fishing down a stretch of a bank, you can hit your target and quickly move on to another area. This reel allows you to put your bait in front of as many active fish as possible.

The following are what make Revo Rocket fishermen favorite

No problem when your catches run towards you: It’s a terrible experience when you eventually get a bite, but the big bass runs toward your boat and you are unable catch-up. We all experienced it at some point, but a lot of time, it is due to using a reel with a low gear ratio. The good news is that with the new Revo Rocket, You will not encounter this problem. This reel has work in some tough conditions and the bites have been very subtle. It is amazing to see how quickly this reel eats up the slackline and enables quick and effective hooksets. With Revo Rocket, it’s difficult to lose a single fish.

Plenty of drag: This reel comes with a Power stack Carbon Matrix drag system, this means that the can easily wrench bass out of ridiculously thick cover. I sometimes fish with a locked-down drag system and the drag has not slipped once during its use. This is a strong reel for 7.3 ounces, has some real power that should not be overlooked.

Its Contoured EVA knobs are a nice touch: This reel comes with one of the best handle knobs. They are not that flat paddle type, but they have a nice outline on each side that helps you quickly find and grip the handles in time of sensitive situations. With other reels, I can’t remember the number of times I have busted my knuckles on reel’s drag stars, but so far I haven’t had such problem with the new Revo Rocket.

The Pros

  • When it comes to finish and fit, Abu Garcia Revo line of products is perfectly designed.
  • Its comes with ten stainless steel HPCR bearings and one roller bearing, all of which offer greater protection against corrosion from saltwater elements.
  •  Abu Garcia Revo Rocket is described as one of the fastest reels, if not the fastest out there. The reel retrieve speed is equivalent to, and range from 18 to 36.5 inches per Turn (IPT)

The Cons

  • It is very expensive

Lastly, if you are looking for a fishing reel with versatility and speed, then Revo Rocket is the right reel for you. With the new micro-click adjustments, externally adjustable brakes, and bearing replacements, it will meet all your expectation and even surpasses them.

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