The Warbird 3600 is a 6500-sized reel with a capacity of 320 metres of 0.35mm line and a gear ratio of 4.2:1. It’s available in four models, left or right-hand wind and with or without levelwind. There are two ball bearings, one in each end plate, and centrifugal braking to control casts.
Contact: Fladen Fishing UK on 01305 821111
The new Okuma Cortez is a real workhorse with a rigid one-piece graphite frame and side plates plus an adjustable magnetic cast-control system. Available in two sizes, CZ-10CS and CZ-12CS, it has five stainless-steel ball bearings and 303-grade stainless-steel gears with a powerful 4.1:1 ratio to tame huge fish. It has a swept-in handle with a large Ergo-Grip handle knob for balance and the star drag has a smooth carbonite drag system. The red anodised, machined-aluminum spools have capacity of 42 metres of 0.37mm line on the CZ-10CS and 500 metres of 0.42mm on the CZ-12CS.
RRP: CZ-10CS £120, CZ-12CS £140
Contact: Svendsen on 02920 791700