Daiwa LEXA-WN400HSL-P Lexa 400 WN High Capacity Baitcasting Reel

Daiwa LEXA-WN400HSL-P Lexa 400 WN High Capacity Baitcasting Reel

Price: $249.99
TD Code
Gear RatioHandleRetrieveMono Capacity
(Lb. Test / Yards)
Braid Capacity
(Lb. Test / Yards)
Max Drag (lbs.)Weight (oz.)Price
7.1:1Power HandleLeft-Hand17/245
2516.2$249.99 USD

Daiwa Lexa WN Baitcasting Reels feature a WINN Grip Custom Handle Knob, Magforce Cast Control, and an Ultimate Tournament Carbon Drag (MAX 22lb.)

Daiwa Lexa WN Baitcasting Reel

  • WINN Grip Custom Handle Knob
  • Magforce Cast Control
  • Ultimate Tournament Carbon Drag (MAX 25lb.)
  • CRBB
  • Swept Handle
4.5 Stars based on 14 reviews
By Ron
San diego
Good reel
September 23, 2021
Cast great and good drag
By Gary
Lawrenceville, Ga
Great smooth reel
November 11, 2020
Smooth real as in casting and drag. The handle is nonslip when your hands are wet. Love this reel.perfectly cup in my hands.
By Van
Very smooth and easy for a newbie to baitcasters
June 18, 2020
I am a life long spinning reel guy and I can't cast conventional reels to save my life. But I took a leap of faith and bought this reel a few weeks ago for jigging and some light casting. After a few hours of practice I found, with the cast control between 6 and 7 that I could cast a 2 oz lure pretty far without a major birds nest. I still need practice but I am confident enough that if I need to I can use this to sight cast. Aside from the castability, this reel is very smooth and light, right around 11 oz I believe. I also love the power handle. My time with this reel has only been casting off my dock for practice and I haven't caught anything with it. However I've seen videos of guys hauling in good sized game fish with this model.
By Donnell
Humboldt, California
Great investment
February 23, 2020
This is an awesome compact reel with smooth sheer power. It has a lot of drag and amazingly smooth retrieval.
By David
East Islip, NY
February 22, 2020
Perfect bsitcaster
By Jamil
New Jersey
Awesome reel
February 20, 2020
Very powerful for its size. Great for porgies to blackfish and stripers to mahi
By Jay
Upper Texas coast
The Goldy Locks of inshore reels
January 23, 2020
The 300 size Lexa is the perfect size reel for inshore fishing with the line capacity and drag to catch every thing from spotted sea trout to the largest red drums. I think it can put the hurt on Mack's. Jack's, and smaller tarpon. I have been inshore and near shore fishing with Dawa Lexas since they first came out and retired the Revos and Curados. No brag but I have cast 60 plus yards with the Lexa 300 on a 7.5 rod and 2 oz lead weight. Tje magnetic cast control is 2nd to none. The WN 300HSL is best improved version of the Lexa yet. Not the first Lexas needed any improvement but do like the black color and handle
  • Everything you cold want in an inshore bait caster for all day plugging.
  • No cons. The Lexa is the best there is in saltwater bait casting reels.
By David
East Islip, NY
January 9, 2020
Great Lexa product. Perfect fit and the winn grip is amazing.
By Justin
Great reel
March 17, 2019
Not as smooth casting as the Tranx but still very smooth! I’d buy another! This thing is a workhorse for a low profile reel. Just got a slightly undersize sturgeon yesterday on it and the drag handled the run great. It had much more drag available and if I wanted I could have cranked it down and winched it straight to the boat.
  • Build quality
  • Ton of drag!
  • Smooth
  • Cast assist works great
  • Low profile
  • None
By StriperSniper
Albany, GA.
Sticky Bail
December 28, 2018
I purchased the Daiwa LEXA-WN300H Lexa 300 WN Baitcasting Reel as a gift for myself. I had debated between this reel and the Shimano Tranx 300. I choose the Daiwa due to the magnetic force control. without having to resort to removing the side plate to adjust the magnets(Which you have to do on the Shimano Tranx 300). After spooling it with line, I was adjusting the spool tension to my specific lure weight. Several times, 7 out 20 attempts, the bail remained open when attempting to retrieve line. I took the new real down to the river, and casted about 30 times. Fortunately the bail did not fail. Hopefully the previous failures were a fluke, although one other customer commented that they had this same problem. Will update my review after a few days of use. As for now, I will recommend this reel.
  • Exterior magnetic backlash control
  • Sticky bail.
High Performance, Questionable Reliability
November 8, 2018
1st use out in Baja Mexico and killed a bunch of Cabrilla, mid grade Yellowtail, Dorado and small tuna with ease. Only issue is the cast button is already sticking and needs to be sent back to Daiwa for warranty fix. Let's hope it holds up once I get it back.
  • Weight, cranking power, casts well
  • Construction
By Reef E.
Stuart, Fl
Go Big or Go Home!
November 8, 2018
Beach Perfect.....Put it on a 8 Ft rod, and your good to go all the way out to the second bar. This reel is smooth!
By Michael
Westfield, NJ
Great reel
December 30, 2017
This is a great reel, I enjoy the power handle that is on this reel, very grippy. The reel is easy to cast and also has a lot of drag and it's very smooth.
  • Great handle, smooth, strong drag
  • none
By John
Long Island NY
Awesome reel smooth operation
December 24, 2017
Excellent smooth operation with plenty of drag!!! Great looking and very comfortable!!!!
  • Very smooth drag system with plenty of strength!!!!
  • None
2 Questions & 2 Answers
from Southern California asked:
July 12, 2017
What is the line capacity? Braid? Mono?..Etc.
1 Answer
MONO: 17/245, 20/190 BRAID: 55/300, 80/200
Submitted by: Bernie on July 13, 2017

from Monterey ca asked:
January 11, 2020
Is this a salt water reel 
1 Answer
Yes, the Daiwa Lexa WN baitcasting reels can absolutely be used for saltwater applications.
Submitted by: Brian on January 14, 2020


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