With 70+ years of notoriety, the newest generation of Record reels continues the legacy of craftsmanship and design that made this reel a favorite among anglers for many years. Redesigned in 2014, the Abu Garcia Record Reel are round style, baitcaster reels suitable for multiple fishing applications in both fresh and saltwater. The Record reels offer anglers a high line capacity, round style baitcaster which can be used for many different species of fish and techniques employed to catch them. The Record still maintains its place as the top-of-the-line ambassadeur series reel, continuing the tradition of precision manufacturing in Sweden. These round reels feature the one and only Carbon Matrix drag for consistently smooth drag pressure across the entire drag range. One of the key upgrades of the new Record reels is the addition of two more stainless steel bearings now boasting a total of 8 bearings. The new models are noticeably smoother when casting and reeling and increases thee corrosion protect immensely.
We recommend the Record Baitcaster Reel for both freshwater and saltwater anglers. Saltwater fishermen will find the Record reels to be excellent for halibut, rockfish, lingcod, bay bass - basically your bay or inshore species of saltwater game fish. Freshwater anglers will find the Record to be excellent for any species of fish or technique that requires a high line capacity.
We offer the new Abu Garcia Record Baitcaster Reels in four models: 5600, 6600 and 6600HC RH models and the 6601HC a left hand reel. For more detailed information on each, please consult the chart below.