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Abu Garcia Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels

High-performing reels ideal for battling the top of the food chainSynchronized level wind  Aluminum spool  Carbon Matrix™ Drag System  Smooth brass gears  Corrosion-resistnat instant anti-reverse    These high-performing Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels are ideal for battling the top of the food chain, and they're loaded with more power and features than ever! Beefed up big time, these workhorses are equipped with a synchronized levelwind, a tough aluminum spool, Carbon Matrix™ Drag system delivers minimal start-up friction, smooth brass gears, clicker, 2 shielded stainless steel ball bearings (on model 7000iHSN only) and corrosion-resistant instant anti-reverse bearing.
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Questions & Answers for Abu Garcia Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels

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What type of Rod to use with this reel..E.g : Weigh,Lenght ...

asked 5 years, 4 months ago
by
Cadress
 - Mauritius
on Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels
5 answers
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answer 1
For downriggers I use an Ugly Stick 7.0' heavy action casting rod.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
by
BayleeRose
 - Milwaukee, Wi.
answer 2
I prefer a 10-12 foot lamiglass rod with Fuji eyes and reel seat. However your rod choice may be vastly different depending on what you are fishing for. You will want a rod that is capable of handling 8 oz weight and up to 30 lb line.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
by
Kattking
 - Carnegie Okla
answer 3
On my current set up for boat fishing I have mine mated to a Shimano TRD Trolling rod with plenty of fighting power and have landed 30 lbs fish no issues. When fishing from the surf I use a 10'6" surf rod I forget the manufacturer and with 2oz weight for light surf I can get about a 350'+ cast!
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
by
AnglerRob
 - Middletown, NJ
answer 4
I use a 12 foot St, Croix Mojo surf rod
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
by
fishhunter77steven
 - South Haven, Mi.
answer 5
depends on what your fishing for? I use a 6 ft ugly stik muskie rod and 20lb berkley big game for cats and striper above and below my local dam.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
by
Shane31794
 - Tifton,Ga
Question

What's your best surf casting reel?

I enjoy fishing the surf for Reds, Speckled Trout and Shark on the Texas coast. I'm looking for a casting reel that will give me the most casting distance.
asked 2 years, 2 months ago
by
LeoV
 - San Antonio, Tx
on Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels
3 answers
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answer 1
Abu Garcia Pro Rocket 700ci
answered 1 week, 3 days ago
by
baldheadwonder
 - Baytown,Tx.
answer 2
I personally use an 8 foot med heavy graphite rod coupled with an ambassador 6000 c when I am chasing bull reds in the gulf and have even landed a 9 foot hammerhead with this combo.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
by
Kattking
 - Carnegie Okla
answer 3
I would say if youre gonna surf cast you can use the Abu Garcia 7000iC3 it can handle 600+ yards of 30lbs braid. With an 8'6" casting rod and 3oz. of weight, I can get over a 110yard cast! Almost any baitcaster will do. But the Abu Garcia is all aluminum and stainless steel. no graphite that can twist and bind and especially no plastic. I have just started using this reel and the first weekend I got this reel I caught over 20 fluke, and 4 to 5 nice blues over 20 lbs and this reel is a WINCH! Pulled that fish like it was 2 lbs. And this reel has a centrifugal brake with minimizes backlash to almost non existent!
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
by
AnglerRob
 - Middletown, NJ
Question

What is the max drag of this reel? Is it better than Calcutta 400B?

asked 5 years, 1 month ago
by
Andrethefisher
 - Dallas
on Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels
2 answers
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answer 1
specs say 20lb. But I know if you tighten up the spool pressure button it should raise it up from that.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
by
Shane31794
 - Tifton,Ga
answer 2
The drag max for models for 9000i and 10000i is 20 lbs. The drag max for model 7000iHSN is 17 lbs. Thank you!
Staff Answer
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
by
BPSResource1
 - Springfield, MO
Question

Is this a better reel than the 7000ic3 ?

Referring to that question, what are the differences in long casting with 20 to 30# mono?
asked 1 month, 1 week ago
by
sluice
 - lake eufala
on Abu Garcia® Ambassadeur® Big Game Casting Reels
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi, of these two reels the 7000ic3 would be the best choice for casting.

Per Abu Garcia they are launching a new reel in the Abu Garcia line-up this month that will be the best casting reel in the 7000 size!! BY-7000 AMB 7000 BLUE YONDER BCAST REEL

Thank you!
Staff Answer
answered 1 week, 1 day ago
by
BPSResource7
 - Springfield, MO
answer 2
There is no difference to me, I use the 30# on my Pro Rocket by Abu Garcia.
answered 1 week, 3 days ago
by
baldheadwonder
 - Baytown,Tx.
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