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Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reels

Ardent Apex Elite Baitcasting Reels - Dick's Sporting Goods
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Product Information:

The Ardent Apex Elite is built for superior performance on the water. This Ardent® reel is outfitted with a premium 12+1 ball bearing system that works with the mag brake system for incredible casting distance. The swept-back carbon fiber handle keeps your hand close for the reel for greater power when you're cranking hard. Ardent® Apex Elite Baitcasting Reels pack top-of-the-line features for serious anglers.

  • Superior casting performance with smooth 12+1 ball bearing system
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum frame
  • Deep V 6061 T6 machined aluminum spool
  • Swept-back carbon fiber handle for heavy cranking
  • EVA grip knobs on handle
  • 270° mag brake system
  • Swept-back aluminum star drag
  • 3 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
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For additional information relating to the Manufacturer's Warranty, please contact 660-395-9200.


Right : 6.5:1
  • Model: AA65RBA
  • Gear Ratio: 6.5:1
  • Ball Bearings: 12+1
  • Retrieve: Right
  • Weight: 5.9 oz.

Left : 6.5:1
  • Model: AA65LBA
  • Gear Ratio: 6.5:1
  • Ball Bearings: 12+1
  • Retrieve: Left
  • Weight: 5.9 oz.
Country of Origin: China
Web ID: 24789516

Customer Reviews:

Rated 5 out of 5 by 3 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Casting Machine I have thrown every Ardent Reel made and this reel takes the cake! Extremely comfortable and light weight for all day on the water. The Apex Elite still maintains the high quality Ardent is known for and casts a mile! Along with a 3 year warranty, it's the best value reel out there! August 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by A lot better than the price I have owed every brand of reels and all price ranges and I can tell you that this reel out performs some 300 reels I own and top it off it comes with a 3 yr warranty and I got se 350 shiman and revo MGX that only carrys a 1 yrs warranty! I promise you will swear this is a 250 or better reel and u will love this reel! And I also on a edge elite and love it also! I don't write reviews but I had to let my fellow fishermen know how good this reel is for the price! I love it and I know you will too June 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superior Performance 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. April 7, 2014
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