Abu Garcia® is working hard to help you #fishthroughit. We are operating our distribution center in compliance with enhanced safety procedures for our team and within new government regulations where we operate. This may delay some deliveries, but we are committed to fulfilling your orders as quickly as possible.
In the meantime, we thank you for your patience. Stay well and thank you for choosing Abu Garcia®.
Spinning reels have been in use since the late 1800s. They are sometimes referred to as "fixed spool" reels and were designed to be able to cast very light baits, too light for a conventional reel. The use of spinning reels has expanded greatly and are now used for almost any fishing technique. Spinning reels are still the go to reel for finesse applications like drop shotting. Abu Garcia released their first spinning reel the "ABU 444" in 1955. They debuted the "Cardinal" spinning family in 1965 and have continued the tradition of excellence with theCardinal STX