Daiwa LEXA-HD400XSL-P 400 Lexa Type HD Baitcasting Reel

Daiwa LEXA-HD400XSL-P 400 Lexa Type HD Baitcasting Reel

Price: $299.95
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The Daiwa Lexa Type-HD Baitcasting reels are low profile Lexa reels. They are designed for heavy duty extreme inshore action. These reels are tough and will last with stainless steel drive, pinion gears, and 6 corrosion resistant ball bearings. The custom EVA power handle knobs help you crank in the big fish more comfortably.

  • Stainless Steel Drive Gear & Pinion Gear
  • Extra line capacity for strong lines, powerful fish
  • Ultimate Tournament carbon drag (UTD) with 13.2 lbs of drag
  • Swept Handle with weight-reducing cutouts
  • Aluminum frame and side plate (gear side)
  • Magforce Cast Control
  • Infinite Anti-Reverse (Dual Stopper)
  • Bearings: 6RBB, 1RB
5 Stars based on 19 reviews
By doneva
new Lisbon, NJ
great reel
May 26, 2022
great reel and easy for beginners. I bought this size and its little sister both for Fluke/weak fishing set ups only and was not disappointed.
  • great reel and easy for beginners
  • none
By C A.
Visalia, California
Nicely made with a bad design flaw
October 3, 2020
The Lexa 400 is basically a solid competent reel. I have fished with one for about a year and have found that the line leveling guid that disengages on free spool is simply a bad design. After hauling in a recalcitrant Lingcod from 300 feet, the line guide may or may not be in line with line on the spool, and with the braided line dug into itself from the previous haul, you may literally have to pull the line off the reel on the next decent. No such problem with the Okuma Komodo, which is what I now use.
  • Solid, nicely made.
  • Disconnect of line guide in free spool is a source of real (no pun intended) frustration.
By Daniel
Oakland, CA
1st baitcaster
January 18, 2020
I learned to cast a with a baitcaster/conventional with this real and it was great. I had only experience with spinning gear prior to this real and the mag casting controls made it easy.
By Daniel
Great Musky Reel, also great for larger fish such as northern pike, catfish, large bass, salmon, redfish, etc
December 16, 2019
I bought this for casting for Muskys, and I am very happy with it. It casts really far and really smooth with negligible problems with spool overrun The drag sets easily, and the gear system is superb, handling even the toughest Musky. For the money, this is the best value I have ever found in a Musky reel, and I can use it for many other kinds of fishing as well.
  • Gret Gear system, great drag system,
  • Very Large
By Rangelo
Top of the line
November 8, 2019
Reel has everything you'd want in a bait caster. Handles and casts like a dream.
By jason
Hopes were too high
October 21, 2019
Just does not have the power to battle large fish...good for a bass set-up though.
By Jeff
Huntington beach
Awesome baitcaster
October 12, 2019
I already had one of these reels. Was out on a few overnight and day and a half trips with plenty of fishing hours going. I found more than a few times that the bite was on and although I had several different setups the Lexa was spot on. If a leader broke or I needed to tie on another hook, or another lure, not being the fastest guy to tie knots I went ahead and bought another Lexa. With at least 2 on the deck ready to go I was still able to out fish most of the other guys on the trips. The Lexa 400 casts so freakin far its incredible. In times where you need bait and lures as far away from the boat as possible this reel will get it done. The freedom of not having to worry that your line will backlash lets you fish with the utmost confidence. When I saw the price listed with Tackle Direct at $209 no tax no shipping I couldn't place my order fast enough. Basically I'm really stoked🤘🤘
  • Casting distance is on par with Shimano TranX at about half the cost.
  • It out performs Okuma Komodo.
  • Reel so far seems to be extremely durable.
By Saeng
So Cal
Best bait casting reel
October 12, 2019
I just wish that I knew about this guy earlier , because I would have gotten many different size for each of my poles. But I’ve already gotten another brand before the diawa lexa.
  • It came with the power handle, that?s the first thing I wanted on this reel.
  • I
By Eric
Big and powerful
September 19, 2019
Great reel to pull those big blades on bucktails.
By Kris
Bakersfied, CA
Great reel
August 20, 2019
I have this reel for surface irons here in SoCal, smooth retrieve and excellent drag on this reel
By Kyle
Great reel for small surface irons and top water baits
August 13, 2019
I love fishing this reel with the smaller surface irons as well as stick baits when targeting California yellowtail and other pelagics. It’s makes it a breeze to fish straight spectra with a short topshot. Awesome price too!
By Sid
So. Cal.
Great Reel
July 23, 2019
Casts a mile. Loaded with 60lb braid and 40lb top shot. Caught 2 bluefin tuna and 1 yellowfin tuna. Bluefin were 60 and 90 reel got them in.
  • Casts a mile. Great drag very smooth.
  • Maybe a little more line capacity would be nice.
By Edwin
Los Angeles, CA
The Very Best
July 20, 2019
I bought this reel for the start of rockfish season, and it has served me extremely well. I've caught a jackpot rockfish with this reel, and it didn't break. In fact, it is so well made and well crafted that I was able to reel in, albeit lose a MASSIVE lingcod. The feel of the reel is so nice, as well. It feels really comfortable when I palm the reel, and the power handle is very comfortable. I do wish that there are more left handed options, as well as lower gear ratios for this version of the Lexa. I take immense care of this reel, even though the reel is stainless steel, because it deserves that respect.
By Mark
La Habra, CA
Top notch
June 30, 2018
Very smooth and very strong. Best baitcaster on the market!
By Mark M.
New York City NY
Great Reel
October 6, 2017
Fantastic Reel, smooth ,easy ,and solid. Handles the big fish with ease. Casts far and long with thumb control, no birds nests or tangles.
  • Solid build, casts far, use mono or braid line, ease of use, magnetic and centrifugal brakes, looks great
  • None so far
1 Question & 1 Answer
from lancaster, PA asked:
November 14, 2019
Do you have any lefty’s left?
1 Answer
The model lexa has been discontinued. you'll want to look at the new models here in the link. 


Submitted by: Bernie De Graaf on November 14, 2019


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