Abu Garcia Ike Rod & Reel Combos are Perfect for Serious Up-and-Coming Anglers

   07.13.20

Abu Garcia has introduced a new line of ‘Ike’ rod and reel combos tailor made for up-and-coming youth anglers.

While taking part in a virtual conference call as part of ICAST Online, we got the inside scoop from Abu Garcia on these awesome new setups designed for younger anglers who are ready to ditch the push button, and graduate to a more advanced platform.

GEN IKE SPINNING COMBO

Gen Ike Spinning Combo
Abu Garcia

With inspiration from Mike Iaconelli, the Gen Ike spinning combo offers cutting edge design and precision performance for first time anglers. The Gen Ike platform features quality components paired with aggressive cosmetics and is available in both spinning and low profile baitcast options. Each 2-piece composite blank is fitted with high density EVA split grips for lightweight comfort and durability.

Features:

  • 3 ball bearings + 1 roller bearing
  • Pre-spooled with 8lb. Line
  • Lightweight graphite body and rotor
  • Machined aluminum spool
  • Everlast™ bail system
  • Slow oscillation
  • Rocket Line Management™ system
  • Rocket Spool Lip Design™
  • 24 Ton graphite
  • High density EVA
  • Texas rigged hook keeper for all bait applications

GEN IKE EZ CAST BAITCAST CBO

Abu Garcia Ike Dude Combos
Abu Garcia

The Gen Ike EZ Cast baitcast combo features a revolutionary Anti-Backlash System™ that makes it easy to learn how to use a baitcast reel. The Anti-Backlash System automatically controls the spool which lets you enjoy fishing without fear of line twists or tangles.

Features:

  • Features Anti-Backlash™ System and allows for Tangle Free™ casting
  • 3 Bearing system
  • Pre-spooled with 10lb. Line
  • Aluminum handle
  • Soft-touch handle knobs
  • 6′ Medium action rods
  • High density EVA handles

GEN IKE BAITCAST COMBO

Ike Dude Combos
Abu Garcia

The Gen Ike baitcast combo offers cutting edge design and precision performance for first time anglers. The Gen Ike platform features quality components paired with aggressive cosmetics and is available in both spinning and low profile baitcast options. Each 2-piece composite blank is fitted with high density EVA split grips for lightweight comfort and durability.

Features:

  • 4 stainless steel ball bearings + 1 roller bearing
  • Pre-spooled with 10lb. line
  • Machined aluminum spool
  • Power Disk™ drag system
  • Duragear™ brass gear
  • MagTrax™ drag system
  • Compact bent handle
  • Recessed reel foot
  • One piece graphite frame
  • Graphite sideplates
  • 24 Ton graphite construction
  • High density EVA handles

Each of these rod/reel combos will be available for purchase August 30, 2020.

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