Plenty of drag


This reel features a Power Stack Carbon Matrix Drag System, which might sound a bit overwhelming. In simpler terms, however, it means that this reel has some serious shoulders for wrenching bass out of ridiculously thick cover. I always fish with a locked-down drag system and the Rocket’s drag hasn’t slipped once while I’ve been using it. I actually got snagged in a deep brush pile and when I pointed my rod tip at the brush pile and started trolling the opposite direction, the reel started pulling the brush pile. This is a hearty reel and for just 7.3 ounces, it has some legitimate power that should not be overlooked.