Abu Garcia fishing reels are a preferred fishing reel among groups of anglers everywhere and the Ambassadeur line of reels is especially popular with catfish anglers. The Abu Garcia 7000ic3 is monster reel used by many catfish anglers for catching big blue and flat head catfish.
Though many would consider this a heavy freshwater fishing reel the Abu Garcia 7000ic is just as capable of fishing for light to medium saltwater use as it is for heavy freshwater use.
If you're an angler who targets small to medium sized catfish with a big fish being caught on occasion then this is probably not the reel for you as it would prove too heavy and cumbersome for many cat fishing techniques. If small to medium sized catfish is more your style you should probably look more towards the Ambassadeur 6000 series.
If your after a monster catfish however the Abu Garcia 7000ic3 is an excellent choice for you, as this is capable of hooking and landing anything that swims in freshwater (or even saltwater).
Let's look at some of the features of the Abu Garcia 7000ic3:
- HPCR ball (High Performance Corrosion Resistance)
- Two Stainless Steel Ball Bearings
- Instant Ant Reverse Bearing
- Four Pin Centrifugal Brake
- Carbon Matrix Drag System
- Magnetic Cast Control
- Chemical Nickel Coated Levelwind System
- Dual Anti-Reverse
- Line-Out Alarm (Bait Clicker)
Chad Ferguson is a professional catfish guide who operates guided catfishing trips on Lake Lewisville, Lake Worth and Eagle Mountain Lake in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. In addition to being a successful catfish guide Chad also manufactures a popular catfish bait called Redneck's Catfish Bait Soap, catfish juglines called Redneck's Juglines for Jug Fishing as well as other fishing products.
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