Apex Lightning

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8.0:1 High Speed Gear Ratio
High Strength Aluminum frame
Multi-Stack Carbon Fiber Drag System
Deep V 6061 T6 machined aluminum spool
Carbon Fiber swept back handle
EVA grip knobs on handle
270 Degree Mag Brake system
10+1 Ball Bearing
Swept back forged aluminum star drag
Drag Click System
Weight: 5.9 oz
Line Capacity 150 Yards - 12 lb
Buy It Now Price: $209.99
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The Apex Lightning gives you superior on the water performance. Ardent’s extremely light weight high strength aluminum frame provides you the comfort and strength needed for Elite level fishing. 10+1 ball bearing produces top-level smoothness and casting distance. Featuring a deep V6061 T6 machined aluminum spool, a carbon fiber swept back handle with EVA grip knobs and externally adjustable 270 degree magnetic brake system. Also features a Drag Click System, which emits an audible click as line is pulled from the spool. Available in 8.0:1 gear ratio in right hand retrieve.


Tuesday, 01 February 2022
Love how this fits on my frog rod, was super easy to spool, very even.
Mitchell Roth
Sunday, 02 August 2020
The smoothest reel I've ever own and cast like a dream
Sunday, 17 May 2020
Let me tell you what. This reel works. It's buttery smooth retrrieve is amazing. It's a must have for any fast moving retrieve needed. Rips the bait through the wait without hesitation. Amazing. Have 2 of them. Will be getting a couple more for sure.
Patrick Wilbricht
Friday, 17 April 2020
Super lightweight and super fast. If you are looking for a great reel the Ardent Apex Lightning is it! When time is money, every tournament angler knows that getting your bait back to the boat fast and back in the water is essential. The lightning is the first 8.0:1 ratio reel from Ardent to help you do that. Check them out and you will put more fish in the boat because of it.
Dave Ottman
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Super Light, ultra smooth, and blazing fast! This reel will get you a lot more presentations in a day. If you don't have one yet you are missing out!
Russell Corry