Not every competitive angler can load a casting deck with $400 reels. Those who seek high performance without the high price tag will find a great casting partner in the Ardent Apex Tournament Baitcast Reel. Priced under $120, the Apex Tournament brings the pro-level features Ardent reels are known for - to help you get the most out of your time on the water. The feature list includes Ardent's super-lightweight, high-strength aluminum frame; deep V6061 T6 machined aluminum spool, and a quality 8+1 ball-bearing system complemented by an externally adjustable 270-degree Mag brake. Extra details such as an extra-long, swept-back aluminum handle and swept-back forged aluminum drag star enhance the compact footprint of this well-designed reel, for great handling at the point of attack. Versatile 6.5:1 gear ratio.
This reel has excellent performance it is great for spinner bait, Jig, and crankbait fishing, it is light weight and has very smooth action and a Great warranty standing behind it. Pro Staff Curtis LasterCurtis Laster
Awesome reel and customer service!!Jerry Tonnar
I have fished every reel made and this reel out performs all the $300.00+ reels I have owned. I will never use any other reel made.Frankie Ingram