features a 6BB + 1RB precision stainless steel bearing drive system designed For
long, smooth casting and the Quick-Set anti-reverse bearing bodes well for solid
frame and sideplates are graphite based and the reel weighs in at 7oz. due to
the use of a heavier, but more robust, brass main and pinion gears
The guts of the
new Serrano consist of precision cut, high strength brass main and pinion gears
that are smooth running and very durable, and when it comes to stopping power
Okuma has loaded the reel with a multi-disc drag washer system that provides
11lbs. of stopping pressure.
Cast control is a magnetic system
and externally adjustable
managed via an externally adjustable magnetic cast control system that helps to
slow the spool in conditions that call for extra control and finesse. The
Serrano's anodized spool is built around a 33.5mm machined aluminum bringing the
overall size of the reel down to a compact platform. Another great feature of
the Serrano is the double paddle 95mm aluminum swept handle arm with comfortable
handle knobs developed from golf grip material for all day cast and retrieve
comfort. With a 6.5:1 and 7.2:1 gear ratio, anglers have a couple of options
to choose from.
Serrano reel will match up well with the existing line of Serrano rods, but stay
tuned as the company is going big on rods this year and has a few new options
that are worthy of consideration
With the blue and black
finish these reels will match up well with the company's existing Serrano series
of rods, but the company also has a number of new rods that will be announced
this ICAST that may also be good options.
of all is the price. These
Serrano Low Profile Baitcast Reels have an aggressive retail
price of only $89.99, positioning them right between Cerros and Epixor Series
reels, and they come backed by a 1-year limited warranty.