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Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA

Item # 768570
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Key Features

  • 12+1 ball bearing for smoothness & distant casts

  • Swept back carbon fiber handle with EVA grips

  • Deep V 6061 T6 machined aluminum spool

  • Adjustable 270° Mag brake system

  • Lightweight, high-strength aluminum frame


Our Price  $149.99
Sale Price  $129.99

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Product Description
ardent Designed for superior performance on the water, the Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel is fully-equipped to bring in those big fish. 12+1 ball bearing produces top-level smoothness and casting distance. Features a swept back carbon fiber handle with EVA grips, deep V 6061 T6 machined aluminum spool, and extremely adjustable 270° Mag brake system. Swept back forged aluminum star drag. The Apex Elite frame is constructed out of lightweight, high-strength aluminum for comfort and strength. Made for right-handed fishermen.
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Specifications
Model # AA65RBA
Gear Ratio 6.5:1
Bearings 12 + 1
Retrieval Right Hand
Reel Weight 5.9 oz.
Mono Line Capacity lb./yds. 10/175, 12/150, 15/125
Frame Construction Aluminum

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Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (4)
  • Accurate casting (3)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bass fishing (4)
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      • Avid fisher (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    5.0

    Outstanding Castability!

    By AmberLee

    from NY

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Pros

    • Accurate Casting
    • Durable
    • Easy To Transport
    • Good Tip Action
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bass fishing
      • Lake Fishing
      • River Fishing

      Comments about Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA:

      When fishing Bass Tournaments you want a reel that is light enough to be able to cast for hours and hours. One that has great castability and feels great in your hand. As well as performs to your expectations. This reel has all of the above. I highly recommend this Reel!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Excited about this new bait caster!

      By Eric Jackson Fish-On

      from Rock Island, TN

      About Me Professional

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Long Distance Casting
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Hard To Find

      Best Uses

      • Bass fishing
      • Light Lures

      Comments about Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA:

      Awesome to try out this new reel and have it be such a pleasant surprise! It is my new favorite reel and I have just about every brand and top model sold. Thanks for making this Apex!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      "Great reel at a great price"

      By Mr. Miyagi

      from Hanover, MD

      About Me Avid Fisher

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Accurate Casting
      • Cast A Mile
      • Great Looking Reel
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bass fishing

        Comments about Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA:

        Replaced many of my old reels this year. Looks great and a great price but most importantly is lightweight, powerful, cast a mile and the non-slip eva handle grips for when your hands are wet. If you are in the market for a new reel check out the Ardent Apex Elite baitcasting reel. They also come in left handed models which I use.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Best Reels On The Market

        By Ryan C

        from Sumter, SC

        About Me Avid Fisher

        Pros

        • Accurate Casting
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA:

            This is the best reel on the market. Extremely light weight and casts a mile. I have changed over to an avid Ardent user and absolutely love these reels. Easy to use, dial in and handles any battle with that big fish like a champ!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Superior Performance

            By Bass Angler

            from Fredericksburg,VA

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Ball Bearings
            • Casting Distance
            • Durable
            • Light weight
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bass fishing
              • Fishing

              Comments about Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reel, AA65RBA:

              This Reel has superior performance. The 12+1 ball bearings provide unimaginable casting distance and is a real smooth performance reel. The deep V6061 T6 machined aluminum spool is awesome and provides any angler the ability to fish all day without having to worry about having enough line. The reel is also equipped with a carbon fiber handle and EVA grips for better handling when reeling in those bigguns. I recommend this reel to anybody interested in fishing. you will not be disappointed.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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