Abu Garcia® Black Max Low Profile
- 4 stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing provides smooth operation
- Machined aluminum spool provides strength without adding excess weight
- PowerDisk™ drag system gives smooth drag performance
- Duragear™ brass gear for extended gear life
- MagTrax™ brake system gives consistent brake pressure throughout the cast
- Compact bent handle and star provide a more ergonomic design
- Recessed reel foot allows for a more ergonomic reel design
- One piece graphite frame
- Graphite sideplates
Abu Garcia® Black Max Low Profile is rated out of 5 by 139.
Rated 5 out of 5 by David944 from Great reel I am very young at 13 yet I have loved fishing all my life. I was very well adapted to the conventional spinning reel and was happy with that. This was my first baitcasting reel and I am more than happy by its proformance. I put 15lb test and it is very smooth. I have caught numerous fish over 35 inches on this reel and would recommend this as a "newbie" reel for people who are just starting with baitcasters
Date published: 2014-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by austinfd5 from First baitcaster ever owned Ive been a fan of abu spin cast reals for a very long time. I decided to take my fishing game up a few notches and purchase a baitcaster. After roaming through walmart, Gander mountain and cabelas I came upon this jewel. For $50 you really couldn't beat it for a first baitcaster and since its an abu it made an awesome deal.First time I used it I took it into my back yard and figured it out almost instantly. Very smooth real and feels really good with a fish on the other end. I'd definitly reccomend this to others who are new to baitcasters. Thanks Abu Garcia for keeping up the quality. I'll definilty be sticking around for a long time!!
Date published: 2014-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by AK River Rook from Solid and dependable I bought the black max over a year ago, after researching many bait caster reels and this proved to be the most economic reel for a starter. This was my first bait caster and it has not let me down. I fish hard up here in Alaska and have caught a number of Sockeye salmon and coho salmon using this reel. It is dependable and definitely reels in this fish. I highly recommend this reel to anyone looking for a starter bait caster or even those who are looking for a "back up" reel. For those folks having difficulties with back lash etc. i suggest YouTube to assist in the proper settings (drag, brake system and spool tension). Tight lines!
Date published: 2014-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by chris from best baitcaster reel i have always been partial to the bait casting reels but this is the best reel i have ever bought its action is truly outstanding i can get everywhere with my casts and go as far as i need to and with out a problem the only thing is i wish u had a spout about how to use the breaking and drag i have not found out how to set the proper drag on it yet i caught a large mouth bass yesterday and just barely brought it in before the line snapped good thing it didn't snap but the drag could be set at a better thing the problem is that when i loosen the drag the spool spins to fast and creates a rats nest in the spool seat how do i fix this problem in the future
Date published: 2013-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wildcards from Best bang for the buck I have been using the older style BlackMax for well over a year and it has provided hours and hours of trouble free performance. I fish exclusivity large mouth, and it's usually out of lilly pads so when my line gets caught my BlackMax gets put to the test. With 50lbs power pro the lilly pads always loses. I gave the BlackMax a "good" on casting performance because the brake needs small adjustments from time to time to keep the casts perfect. I am 100% satisfied considering the price point of this reel. Upon my return from Afghanistan I will upgrade to a Revo and the BlackMax will stay on a backup rod. Abu Garcia for life !
Date published: 2012-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best reel I own The black max was my first baitcast reel. I was prepared for the day it would let me down just because of how cheap it was compared to others, but that day has not come over the 2 years I've owned it. I use this reel often, do to its versatility it can throw literally almost everything. jigs are my preferred lure with the reel I also like using suffix 10lb braid it matches the reel well. I love the size of it as being quite young when I got it it was easy to use and really light I would recommend this for anyone but it makes a great starting baitcast reel for young teens looking at fishing more then just a hobby.
Date published: 2014-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sergio from It gets the job done!! I have the BlackMax reel and Vendetta rod combo and have caught the most vicious fish in Suriname - South America , the Wolf fish or Trahira. It really gets the job done!! Abu Garcia For Life!!
Date published: 2014-10-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A MUST HAVE!!!! I bought this reel about a year ago and it was my 2nd baitcast reel I had owned. My first was a Pfleuger Monarch ($35). It was not a good reel at all so i decided to go for a higher price range, hoping for a better quality reel. Well folks, I found it! This reel has fought well over 250 fish over the course of its life and performs the same as it did the first time I used it. I love the way the reel handles heavy bass and will cast a light lure a long way. Abu, ya'll were not kidding when you said "For Life"! The Black Max led me to buy the Pro Max and the Revo S, both great reels as well. Keep it up Abu Garcia!
Date published: 2013-05-05
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