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Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60

Item # 436845
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Key Features

  • Stainless steel shaft resists corrosion

  • Ultrasmooth 7 ball bearing for fluid cranking

  • Instant anti-reverse eliminates gear shock

  • Sealed drag produces additional force

  • Comfortable, oversized egg-shaped knob


Our Price  $39.99
Sale Price  $29.99

Availability: Sold Out

  • Please note: This item can only be shipped to U.S. addresses.
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Product Description
gander_mountain Constructed with a stainless steel main shaft for optimum corrosion resistance, the Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel provides excellent long-lasting performance. Ultrasmooth seven stainless steel ball bearing system offers fluid cranking. Instant anti-reversse prevents reel handle backwards motion when you stop reeling and lengthens the life of your reel by eliminating gear shock. Sealed drag mechanism produces additional force, allowing for more controlled reeling. Comfortable oversized egg-shaped knob provides relief for your hand during long days spent with rod in hand.

Line Capacity
Pounds/Yard
12/320
14/250
20/190

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Gander MountainGander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth reeling (9)
  • Durable (8)
  • Easy casting (8)
  • Reliable (7)
  • Smooth drag system (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Shore casting (8)
    • River fishing (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid fisher (7)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    great reel

    this is a great reel i hauled in a 54 pound catfish out of lake norman. i use 20 pound braid with a big rod and my homemade catfish bait. great reel

    this is a great reel i hauled in a 54 pound catfish out of lake norman. i use 20 pound braid with a big rod and my homemade catfish bait. great reel

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Good for Small

    This Reel is perfect if you are fishing at small ponds, or targeting 10 lb or less channel. It does not place line back on reel evenly. I have had two of these,...Read complete review

    This Reel is perfect if you are fishing at small ponds, or targeting 10 lb or less channel. It does not place line back on reel evenly. I have had two of these, the first one I purchased with the expectation of being a decent mid class reel for a decent price; I hooked into a 20 lb blue and the handle of the reel literally broke off halfway through the battle. I was doing everything right, it just broke. I ended up luckily getting the fish to the boat using the hand over hand method, but had a very sour taste about this reel. I took it back and all they could do without a receipt was replace it. So I tried again. Same issue with the line not going on evenly, but it isn't unusable. The second reel is still in working order, but now I seem to get worried whenever a fish is caught with it. I usually set it up for smaller catfish and let my wife use it while I use my other more expensive/higher quality rods for the blues/flats. If all you are doing is targeting smaller cats, this reel is solid, I wouldn't buy it expecting to catch many large fish and it hold up.

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    5.0

    Great Reel and Deal

    By David

    from Northeast Texas

    About Me Avid Fisher

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy Casting
    • Reliable
    • Smooth Reeling

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • River Fishing
      • Shore Casting

      Comments about Gander Mountain Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60:

      I do have to say this reel is a pretty good deal I've owned it for two years now and recently purchased another to replace my Daiwa. I honestly have no complaints with it and if your looking to buy it try and you'll like it. And I use mine mainly for bottom catfishing on river banks.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      SUPER REEL!!!

      By Steve-O

      from Sisseton, SD

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy Casting
      • Line Doesn't Tangle
      • Reliable
      • Smooth Drag System
      • Smooth Reeling

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Your Fishing Needs
        • River Fishing
        • Shore Casting
        • Trolling

        Comments about Gander Mountain Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60:

        This reel is perfect for all my fishing needs. This is my second one and can't wait for spring to take it cat fishing. This is the only reel I use for all my lake and river fishing.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Gets the Job Done!!

        By Tmazzu

        from Belews Creek, NC

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Easy Casting
        • Smooth Reeling

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • River Fishing
          • Shore Casting

          Comments about Gander Mountain Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60:

          Use in a lake - works great. Smooth casting and retrieval. Two Thumbs UP!!

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          5.0

          HIGHLY RECOMMEND

          By KING CAT

          from CLARENDON, ARKANSAS

          About Me Avid Fisher

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy Casting
          • Line Doesn't Tangle
          • Reliable
          • Smooth Drag System
          • Smooth Reeling

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • River Fishing
            • Shore Casting

            Comments about Gander Mountain Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60:

            EXCELLANT CASTING AND SMOOTH. HIGHLY RECOMMEND.

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            • No
             
            5.0

            For the price this is a good reel.

            By Rob

            from Ocean Isle Beach, NC

            About Me Avid Fisher

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy Casting
            • Reliable
            • Smooth Drag System
            • Smooth Reeling

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Ocean Fishing
            • Shore Casting

            Comments about Gander Mountain Gander Mtn. Catfish Spinning Reel, 60:

            I use this for inshore fishing in North Carolina coast.
            Its durable and easy to clean

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            • Q:

              i want to know what the line pound test this reel holds.
              Asked on 11/25/2014 by j

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                LB/YRD
                12/320
                14/250
                20/190

                Answered on 12/10/2014 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              Hi. What's the line capacity on this.
              Asked on 5/21/2012 by Testudines from Nj

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            • Q:

              what pound test line does it hold?
              Asked on 5/1/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • VERIFIED BUYER

                A:

                50lb.

                Answered on 8/9/2013 by duck man from PADUCAH, KY.
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