If you think it's tough to find a high-performance baitcaster that fits a C-note budget these days, think again. The Lew's® Speed Spool® LFS Baitcast Reel is equipped to fit any tournament bass angler's criteria, at a price any weekend angler can justify. Weighing just 7.1 oz., this low-profile reel brings all the benefits of Lew's "Lighter, Faster, Stronger" platform. The 1-piece aluminum frame design keeps internal components aligned for smooth operation and improved performance. A removable graphite palming sideplate allows easy access to the 34mm machine forged, anodized aluminum drilled spool; the zirconia line guide promotes smooth distance casting. Precision-cut solid brass Speed Gears and P2 bearing-supported pinion gear technology provide superior gear mesh and system stability, for super smooth, quiet retrieves and excellent durability. The 9+1 bearing system includes 9 double-shielded stainless steel bearings plus Zero-Reverse 1-way clutch bearing; the externally adjustable MCS magnetic brake enables you to quickly adapt to changing conditions. Rugged Rulon drag with up to 15 lbs. of drag power; 95mm bowed aluminum handle with custom Soft Touch paddles; audible-click bowed drag star; external lube port. 8.3:1, 7.5:1, and 6.8:1 retrieve models feature a standard drilled spool; 5.6:1 model has a high-capacity dimpled spool.