Abu Garcia BMAX3/661M Black Max Baitcasting Combo

Abu Garcia BMAX3/661M Black Max Baitcasting Combo

Price: $69.95

Oversize Packaging Required - Long Tube or Box
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Reel SpecificationsRod SpecificationsPrice
Bearings: 5
Gear Ratio: 6.4:1
Braid Capacity (lb/yd): 30/140
Mono Capacity (lb/yd): 12/145
Max Drag (lb): 15lb
Length: 6'6 1pc
Action: Moderate Fast
Power: Medium
Line Rating: 8-15lb
Lure Rating: 1/4-5/8oz
Guides: Stainless steel
Number of Guides: 7
$69.95 USD
Oversize Packaging Required
The Abu Garcia Black Max Baitcasting combo is engineered with class-leading performance, and is compact and lightweight in design. The reel features a graphite frame and body along with the compact bent handle and drag star. These reel features provide a more ergonomic feel for all-day fishing sessions. This combo features a 24 ton graphite rod that utilizes stainless steel guides with titanium oxide inserts. The perfect saltwater combo anglers have come to expect from Abu Garcia.

Reel Features:
  • Duragear brass gear for extended gear life.
  • MagTrax brake system gives consistent brake pressure throughout the cast.
  • Compact bent handle and star provide a more ergonomic design.
  • Recessed reel foot allows for a more ergonomic reel design.
  • One piece graphite frame and graphite sideplates.
  • Hand retrieve on this reel is right hand.

Rod Features:
  • 24 ton graphite construction for a lightweight and balanced design.
  • High density EVA handles are more durable and comfortable.

An $8.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.
4.5 Stars based on 9 reviews
By Keith
W.L.B., N.J.
Best combo for the price.
July 27, 2021
Perfect entry level setup. Easy to tune and set up. Very satisfied and would recommend.
By Jackson
Mill Valley, CA
Great Starter
May 29, 2020
I got this as my first baitcaster and couldn't be happier. I got the 7' MH version and use it spooled with 12lb mono. I have used this combo in a lot of different applications. Used it for largemouth, smallies, stripers, rock fish, surf perch (yes from the surf and it was great). This combo has done amazing. Reel is a tank although worth cleaning if it feels rough. The rod is though but guides are flimsy which is the only negative I have encountered so far.
  • Solid reel, fun first combo
  • Eyes are fragile
By Joey
New jersey
Great beginner baitcasts combo
March 25, 2020
Great for first time fisherman learning how to use a baitcast. Feels alittle cheap in the hand but that's expected for a reel in this price range. Overall good find for beginers
By Brent
Jerseyville , IL
Great starter
February 25, 2020
This is a great starter combo for baitcasting beginners. I bought this combo when I started out. I have since upgraded but I would recommend this abu combo to anyone who is just starting out on baitcasters
By jamie
st george, Maine
first baitcaster
May 3, 2019
the first baitcaster i have ever used. been using for around 2 years and is holding up nicely.
  • cheap
  • nice aesthetics
By Sherief
Springfield Gardens, NY
Tried only the reel
May 28, 2018
The reel is nice quality compared to the price. I can see that the drag is not so good (or maybe it's only the item I got). I purchased a taller handle and I use it for light jigging now instead of casting. it's light and fast retrieving.
  • light
  • fast retrieve
  • drag is weak
By Mitch
Great combo for the price.
June 18, 2017
Can't beat the value of this rod. Has a great action and can throw even the lightest of soft plastics. Reel is also very smooth. Would recommend as a decent spare rod for the price.
By Cody
Abu garcia rod
November 23, 2016
I use this reel on my bass pole I really like how smooth it it pulls in those bass very easy I'll buy another for my spare rod
By Kamran
Boynton Beach, Florida
Great beginner combo
June 10, 2016
This was my first bat casting combo and it worked like a charm. I threw just about everything on this rod and have had it for about 3 years now and have had no problmes
  • Great beginner reel
  • Not as smooth as a more expensive reel
6 Questions & 7 Answers
from Lock Haven Pa. asked:
July 12, 2019
Is this available in a left handed reel ?
1 Answer
Submitted by: Ethan on July 13, 2019

JERRY Borges
January 6, 2020

What weight line is suggested for the Black  Max ( Abu Garcia BMAX3/661M Black Max Baitcasting Combo ).I am assuming that lines up to what weight test are to be USED with "said combo". PLEASE

advise said Recommendations on the ROD Strength .

Is the referred to ../661 meaning a 6 1/2 Ft.,1 Piece Rod?

1 Answer
Length: 6'6 1pc
Action: Moderate Fast
Power: Medium
Line Rating: 8-15lb
Lure Rating: 1/4-5/8oz
Number of Guides: 7
Submitted by: Tyler Bennett on January 22, 2020

Jack Myers
from London asked:
June 14, 2018
This is for saltwater right?
1 Answer
Submitted by: John on June 14, 2018

Bradey Rose
from Australia asked:
May 22, 2018
What is the kg rating on the rod Cheers
1 Answer
The kg rating is 0.00708kg - 0.0177kg.
Submitted by: Ricky on May 29, 2018

from MACAU, MACAU asked:
December 9, 2017
Good morning, Is it possible to replace the Rod for a 2 pieces instead of 1? Thanks
1 Answer
The Abu Garcia BMAX3/661M Black Max Baitcasting Combo comes with a 1 pc rod.
Submitted by: Donald on December 9, 2017

from Nj asked:
February 9, 2017
Is this avail in store?
2 Answers
Yes. The vast majority of items listed as in-stock on our webpage is available for purchase at our retail location in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.
Submitted by: Devon on February 10, 2017
The Abu Garcia BMAX3/661M Black Max Baitcasting Combo is available in store. If it's not on the showroom floor it will be in our warehouse where we will gladly get the combo for you.
Submitted by: Donald on February 10, 2017


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