KastKing combined several dynamic features to create the corrosion free Spartacus Maximus baitcasting reel for inshore saltwater fishing and aggressive freshwater fish.
KastKing has added the high-end Spartacus Maximus to their array of quality low profile baitcasting reels. It is designed to withstand the rigorous nature of saltwater fishing and large, demanding freshwater species.
The new for 2017 Maximus features 10 + 1 Shielded Stainless Steel Bearings, 25 pound /11.3 kilogram carbon fiber drag, zero flex high quality aluminum alloy construction, CNC machined aero-grade aluminum spool, anti-corrosion stainless steel main shaft and components, one-way instant stop anti-reverse, 6.3:1 gear ratio brass gears, high performance centrifugal brake prevents backlash, large flat paddle non-slip grip EVA knobs, more line capacity for greater casting distance and deep water bottom feeding species, one-year warranty.
“We pulled out all of the stops for the KastKing Spartacus Maximus, which will be marketed simply as KastKing Maximus,” says Tom Gahan, marketing director at Eposeidon. “We wanted the best of the best in this reel. It is in response to anglers who want a rock-solid inshore low profile baitcaster that can handle larger saltwater fish such as striped bass, bull redfish, gator bluefish, and doormat fluke. KastKing Maximus is exactly that. It will also be of interest to those fishing for catfish who want to fish with a low profile baitcaster.”
“KastKing Maximus is an affordable alternative to many conventional reels,” says KastKing angler consultant and winner of Angler of the Year several years in a row in South Carolina, Jay Shimburski, “With 25 pounds of drag power, it will allow anglers to make full use of the 80 pound braided fishing line typically used for catfish. Solid aluminum non-flexing construction and 10 + 1 shielded stainless bearings will be a plus for saltwater stripers and bull reds as well.”
Among all fishing reels, KastKing reels consistently hold several of the top 10 selling positions on Amazon.com. KastKing also has the number one ranked, best-selling braided fishing line at Amazon. KastKing® is the largest seller of fishing tackle by volume on Amazon and is the world’s fastest growing company in the fishing tackle industry. The KastKing® brand won a Best of Show award at ICAST 2015 (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) KastKing will continue to introduce numerous new fishing reel models and other fishing tackle products this year before ICAST 2017.
“Maximus is built tough, yet has all of the refinements of top-selling low profile baitcasters,” says Eposeidon CEO, Tate Cui, “Maximus was pulling as much as 30 pounds of drag in testing, but we decided to remain conservative and list it at 25 pounds.
“Affordable innovation is at the core of the KastKing brand. We will continue to develop products at an affordable price that meet the needs of anglers everywhere.”
KastKing Spartacus Maximus will be out far in advance of the northeast’s fluke fishing season. Maximus carries an in-store $149.98 MSRP and an online direct to consumer discount price of $99.98. It will be available at www.amazon.com and other online retailers.