Abu Garcia® Orra® S Spinning
- 6 stainless steel HPCR™ bearings + one roller bearing provides increased corrosion protection
- IM-C6™ (Insert molded C6) body design combines an X- craftic™ gearbox design with a C6 carbon body, which gives a lightweight construction that houses gears in perfect alignment
- Rocket line management™ system provides better control of all types of fishing lines
- Rocket spool lip design™ allows better control of line coming off the spool
- Machined aluminum braid ready spool allows braid to be tied directly to the spool without any slip
- Slow Oscillation provides even line lay with all types of line
- Carbon Matrix™ hybrid drag system for super smooth reliable drag performance
- Everlast™ bail system for improved durability
- Stainless steel main shaft and components for improved corrosion resistance
Abu Garcia® Orra® S Spinning is rated out of 5 by 83.
Rated 1 out of 5 by Anonymous from Poor quality I was initially excited to receive this reel as a birthday present. However, upon removing the Orra S from its package, I encountered the same grinding noise when I turned the crank that others have mentioned in their reviews. In addition, upon placing the reel in the reel seat of my ugly stik lite, the piece connecting the reel to the reel seat broke in half. I never even had a chance to bring it to the water. Save yourself some stress (not to mention the $79.99 it cost) and purchase another reel. I recommend the Penn Fierce or Abu Garcia Cardinal. The Cardinal is the same high quality expected of Abu Garcia, and has a much smaller price tag to boot.
Date published: 2013-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by Oggi from Best reel in it's price range Really happy with my Orra S. I've been using one for a little over two years now and have been pleasently surprised by its power and durability. I fish a lot and don't do nearly as much maintaining as I should; all I do is disassemble after each season and grease the gears, but it still casts like a dream. I keep mine loaded with 10lbs 100% florocarbon and fish it with my 6'6" Vendetta and managed to land a 15lbs Musky and dozens of 3-6lbs Pike. Best spinning reel I've owned under $100.
Date published: 2015-03-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by Lee from Stuck with it ! I purchased this reel needing a reel to cast some of my lighter baits. I mounted the reel on a 7" Abu Garcia vendetta rod as this is one of my favorite rods to use. This made for an awesome looking rig, but the casting performance of this reel is terrible.The line tries to twist. I have tried several different types of line, even had the reel professionally spooled, but the result hasn't changed. I fish several times a month and as a loyal customer of Abu Garcia all of my rods & reels are proudly branded with their name. I still have my receipt but have thrown away all packaging to the reel. I wish I could just return it and buy another Pro Max instead.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by Anonymous from Bad reels I have four of these reels that I was given as a present last Christmas. They felt great at first, and then after a little use they one by one started locking up and grinding like the bearings were trying to lock up. I am a avid fisherman and use lots of different kinds of reels during a tournament season. i know how to take them apart and work on them, so I dissaembled them and regrreased and oiled them several times. They do work, but they are far from being as smooth as they should be.I am very disappointed with these reels, which is unfortunate because I have had very experiences with all of there products until now. I hope they will make this right.
Date published: 2012-12-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by Zippy from Grinding, Grinding, ...Crunch! I've never used an Abu Garcia product until recently when I bought a matched Orra rod and real set. I am very happy with the rod. However, the S30 reel would intermittently bind while retrieving a lure. This real had only been used a handful of times before this happened and just the other day it seized - awesome. If this binding and grinding issue wasn't there I would give this reel a high rating and recommend it to my friends and local fishing club members, but I simply cannot do that. I have replaced the S30 with a another company's reel and except for the money this reel cost me, life is good again.
Date published: 2013-11-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by Phil from Not smooth at all... As someone else wrote "I want to love the Orra, but am getting the same persistent grinding noise/feel other reviewers mentioned." This is so disappointing to me as I am very much a beginner and I just need my gear to work right out of the box. Someone here suggested lubricating the wheel to fix the problem, but I have no clue what kind of lubrication to use or where to put it, and frankly I dont want to spend any money on something that is supposed to work right away. I am located in Denmark and would like to be refered to someone who can help me out. So sad and disappointed.
Date published: 2012-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by almasrdjan from Smooth machine! I bought Abu Garcia Orra S spinning reel together with Abu Garcia Veritas 2.0 rod two months ago and it is great machine to go with the great rod! Design is beautiful, and it is very smooth. I use it a weekly basis and I am really having a great time.
Date published: 2015-03-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by Anonymous from Not Up to AbuGarcia Standards I currently have an Abu Garcia Ambassador, couple Cardinals, Soron, and this Orra S. In fact, I have only owned Abu Garcia reels for about 10 years; have also given several as gifts. I want to love the Orra, but am getting the same persistent grinding noise/feel other reviewers mentioned. The Orra bail is improved, but the retrieve is oddly fast (I should have seen that in the specs) and that seems to cause line problems. I've never had line issues with any other Abu reel. The Cardinals are better performers and have a much lower price. Given that this is Abu's only spinner at this price point, my next reel at this level will probably be from another manufacturer. I would not buy this reel again or even give it as a gift.
Date published: 2012-07-14
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MODEL # ORRA2S10$69.95View model specificationsZoomReel Handle PositionRight/LeftGear Ratio5.8:1Retrieve Rate26.5Bearing Count7Weight7.90Braid Capacity yd/lb150/6Mono Capacity yd/lb140/4 110/6 80/8Drag MaterialHybridMax Drag lb10Reel Spool MaterialAluminumReel Size10Anti-Reverse FeatureInstant Anti-Reverse
MODEL # ORRA2S20$69.95View model specificationsZoomReel Handle PositionRight/LeftGear Ratio5.8:1Retrieve Rate30.5Bearing Count7Weight8.30Braid Capacity yd/lb175/8Mono Capacity yd/lb170/6 120/8 100/10Drag MaterialHybridMax Drag lb12Reel Spool MaterialAluminumReel Size20Anti-Reverse FeatureInstant Anti-Reverse
MODEL # ORRA2S30$69.95View model specificationsZoomReel Handle PositionRight/LeftGear Ratio5.8:1Retrieve Rate33Bearing Count7Weight8.60Braid Capacity yd/lb180/10Mono Capacity yd/lb225/6 175/8 140/10Drag MaterialHybridMax Drag lb12Reel Spool MaterialAluminumReel Size30Anti-Reverse FeatureInstant Anti-Reverse
MODEL # ORRA2S40$69.95View model specificationsZoomReel Handle PositionRight/LeftGear Ratio5.8:1Retrieve Rate37Bearing Count7Weight9.80Braid Capacity yd/lb250/14Mono Capacity yd/lb285/8 230/10 195/12Drag MaterialHybridMax Drag lb18Reel Spool MaterialAluminumReel Size40Anti-Reverse FeatureInstant Anti-Reverse