Abu Garcia C3 Striper Special Round Baitcasting Reel

Abu Garcia C3 Striper Special Round Baitcasting Reel

Price: $169.95
TD Code
RetrieveGear RatioLine Per Handle TurnMono Capacity
(lb test/yds)
Braid Capacity
(lb test/yds)
BearingsMax DragWeightPrice
Right Hand5.3:126in10/390
415lb11.6oz$169.95 USD

Built on the renowned Ambassadeur round reel platform, the Abu Garcia C3 Striper Special Round Baitcasting Reel offers premium performance with a time-tested design. Designed for doing battle with plus-sized predators like striped bass in both fresh and saltwater, the C3 Striper Special has several key features that will help give you the upper hand. Built with a low gear ratio and an extended power knob handle, the C3 Striper Special provides anglers with superior torque and winding power under the heaviest loads. Thanks to Abu Garcia's Carbon Matrix drag system, drag pressures are smooth, consistent, and provide plenty of stopping power. The 6-pin centrifugal braking system allows for controlled casting, giving anglers the option of fishing live bait, jigging, trolling, and even casting a variety of lure types. Featuring a unique striped bass graphic sideplate that shows off your affinity for these beloved game fish, the C3 Striper Special will have you well equipped for trophy striper hunting and more.


  • 3 stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing
  • Carbon Matrix drag system
  • Extended bent handle w/ power knob
  • 6 pin centrifugal brake
  • Aluminum spool
  • Instant anti-reverse
  • Synchronized level wind system
5 Stars based on 1 reviews
By Pyro C.
Snyder, TX
Another Great from Abu
March 4, 2022
Another great 6500 C# reel from Abu. Had to have this on to go with the Catfish and Carp special editions for Abu Hat Trick :) This reel looks amazing on a Mad Katz Patriot rod.
2 Questions & 2 Answers
Carlos Navarro
from California asked:
September 23, 2021
Where is this reel manufactured?
1 Answer

The Abu Garcia C3 Striper Special Round baitcasting reel is made in China.  Please let us know if there is anything else we can assist you with. 

Submitted by: Rick - TackleDirect Customer Service on September 23, 2021

from New York asked:
November 22, 2020
Does this have left hand reel?
1 Answer
This specific reel is a right hand retrieve. 
Submitted by: TackleDirect Customer Service on November 23, 2020


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