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Abu Garcia Ambassadeur Line Counter Reels

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Description

Abu Garcia Ambassadeur Line Counter Reels offer proven performance in a trolling reel. These reels features a synchronized levelwind system as well as a smooth pulling Carbon Matrix drag system. Each reel is constructed with three shielded stainless steel ball bearings and a corrosion resistant instant anti-reverse bearing for solid hook sets. The mechanical line counter measures feet line as it pulls out for extreme trolling and/or downrigging accuracy.

Features of Abu Garcia Ambassadeur Line Counter Reels include:

  • 2 Stainless Steel Ball Bearings
  • Corrosion Resistant Instant Anti-Reverse Bearing
  • Carbon Matrix Drag System
  • Double paddle handle on the 5500
  • Single power handle on the 6500
  • Line out alarm

Specifications for the Abu Garcia Ambassadeur Line Counter Reels can be seen in the Specifications tab above.

Specifications
Abu Garcia Ambassadeur Line Counter Reel
Specifications
ModelRetrieve
(Right, Left,
or Both)
Line
Retrieve
per crank
(in.)
Gear
Ratio
Weight
(oz.)
Mono
Capacity
(lbs./yds.)
Braid
Capacity
(lbs./yds.)
BearingsMax
Drag
(lbs.)
5500LCRight25.55.3:111.312/20530/6302+115
6500LCRight25.55.3:113.114/24530/6302+115
Reviews
Review Summary
4.6
( 8 Reviews )
of customers would recommend this product.100%
Reviewer Profile:   Avid Fisher (4)
Pros
Reliable (6)
Durable (6)
Smooth Drag System (6)
Line Doesn't Tangle (5)
Smooth Reeling (5)
Cons
Best Uses
Trolling (6)
Jigging (3)
River Fishing (3)
Ocean Fishing (2)

Excellent Product
Verified
Buyer
Oregon
About Me:
none
This is an excellent reel, we've fished for several years with them and just added 3 more to our gear. No tangle, smooth drag.
Pros: Reliable, Smooth Drag System, Durable
Cons: none
Best Uses: Trolling
First Garcia Linecounters
Verified
Buyer
About Me:
none
Probably will purchase a couple more this year.
Pros: Really like the handle. The linecounter seems to work fine.
Cons: 15 pound flouro carbon gets behind the spool too easily.
Best Uses: Dipsy trolling and kite flying
Great reel for the job
Verified
Buyer
Mebane, NC
About Me:
none

the 5500 size is a very palmable and light enough to use as a jigging reel - line-counter makes the job even easier.  

Pros: size/weight for line-counter reel
Cons: none
Best Uses: vertical jigging
6500LC
Verified
Reviewer
Newberg, Oregon
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Don't use for casting. Anchor or trolling for Steelhead, Chinook and Coho. I bought one and ended up buying one for my wife. Line counters - once you figure out the length of line that is working your set. No guessing how much line did I have out?? Line counter went out on one reel. Had to buy the whole left side $25 plus shipping. Tried to fix bad counter but sealed no access.
Pros: Smooth Reeling, Reliable, Line Doesn't Tangle, Durable, Smooth Drag System
Cons: none
Best Uses: Trolling, River Fishing
A Reel Winner!!!!!
Verified
Buyer
Manteca, CA
About Me:
Casual Fisher
I use this reel on my Downrigger set up. A very good reel for trolling, and the line-counter is addictive.
Pros: Reliable, Line Doesn't Tangle, Durable, Smooth Drag System, Smooth Reeling
Cons: none
Best Uses: Trolling, Jigging
Where am I, I know now
Verified
Buyer
Federal Way, WA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
Excellent reel for river backtrolling plugs and light weight salmon saltwater vertical jigging, where knowing how much line is out is critical. This reel will get you where you want to be every time. Even with a line counter this reel cast like a dream. Butter smooth, dependible and accurate, what more could you want.
Pros: Reliable, Durable, Smooth Drag System, Smooth Reeling, Line Doesn't Tangle, Easy Casting
Cons: none
Best Uses: Ocean Fishing, Jigging, River Fishing, Trolling
The Cadliac of Line Counter Reels
Verified
Buyer
Kingsport , Tenn.
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I have had several of the line counter reels and ABU Garcia has one of the best ones on the market. They are excellent reels and should last a lifetime with proper care.
Pros: Smooth Reeling, Line Doesn't Tangle, Durable, Smooth Drag System, Reliable
Cons: none
Best Uses: Trolling
"First class quality"
Verified
Buyer
Federal Way, WA
About Me:
Avid Fisher
I purchased this reel to perform my heavy end salmon and steelhead fishing,saltwater trolling, jigging, fresh water river trolling and plunking. So far it has performed flawlessly and cast great for being a line counter. Awesome reel.
Pros: Smooth Drag System, Reliable, Easy Casting, Smooth Reeling, Line Doesn't Tangle, Durable
Cons: None of those problems
Best Uses: Jigging, River Fishing, Trolling, Ocean Fishing, Plunking, Shore Casting
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