Built upon the proven foundation of the 6000 series, the all-new and larger 8000 PRO is designed for tackling big-game saltwater species. The 8000 PRO gives you a new dimension of fish-stopping power via an integrated, secondary drag control mechanism, to fine-tune and calibrate your drag. With its unique two-stage drag control, you can dial-up new degrees of fish-fighting resistance at the high end, in anticipation of the species you’re targeting. Simultaneously, you can set your preferred line resistance at the drag’s low end, to prevent over-stripping as you take line for your cast. It’s all one smooth and exceedingly powerful drag system, enhanced with a greater range of resistance settings provided by the secondary drag control mechanism. Sorry, fish.
- The 8000 PRO Series features a robust SCS cassette drag system
- Primary, single rotation drag knob with numbered settings 1-20
- Secondary drag control mechanism fine-tunes drag resistance, A to E settings
- Innovative quick-change spool mechanism
- Broad, concave palming rim for elective fingertip control
- Grooved frame for securing line when not casting
- Ballistic cloth and neoprene reel case
- Easy conversion from left-to right-hand retrieve
- Colors for 2013: Stealth, Storm
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