The H2O XPRESS® Mystic Low-Profile Baitcast Reel Right-handed features a 6-pin centrifugal braking system and 10 bearings for optimal performance. The oversize, high-strength alloyed gears with a 7.3:1 ratio allow fast retrieves, while the smooth, carbon-fiber drag can be adjusted for control. The carbon-fiber handle with contoured EVA knobs delivers a comfortable grip, and the 1-piece aluminum frame with lightweight carbon side plates provides strength and durability. Anodized aluminum spool. 120 yards/12lb. 5.8 oz.
Features and Benefits
1-piece aluminum frame with lightweight carbon side plates for strength and durability
Oversize, high-strength alloyed gears with a 7.3:1 gear ratio for fast retrieves
Smooth, adjustable carbon-fiber drag for control
Carbon-fiber handle with contoured EVA knobs for a comfortable grip
6-pin centrifugal braking system
30" line retrieve per handle turn
12 lbs of drag
10 bearings ensure optimal performance
Anodized aluminum spool
Important Product and Safety Information
Proposition 65 warning for California residents: WARNING - This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Rated 5 out of
OTTER BOB from
OTTER BOBI bought this for my son but tried it for myself matched it with a 6'6 bone daddy h2o pole it says freshwater but i took it to sabine pass caught a 38" red with it the drag performed flawless on 12# h2o mono fish ran several times pole worked great to as well as the lne great product buy it if you like casts like a dream btw the fish wieghed in at 22#!!!
Date published: 2016-04-05
Rated 5 out of
Mystic ValueBought almost a year ago and find it to be every bit as good if not better than the highest end Shimano reels. I am use to $500 + and up reels and this thing is a steal at retail. Total 5 star rating.
Date published: 2014-03-23
Rated 5 out of
I've had my H2O Mystic for a couple months now and it casts better than my high dollar reels. I paired this 5.8 ounce reel with the new H2O Express 7' MH micro guide rod that weighs 3.6 ounces for super lightweight
Very smooth so far and hard to backlash set 1/2 off and 1/2 on. Casts further than anything I've ever used and I don't have to change settings when using heavier or lighter lures.
It's still early in my review process. I haven't had a spotted bass over three pounds on it yet (summer time bite) so the drag is still a concern for me. It seems to just need a little lubing every 20 trips or so like most reels.
Date published: 2013-09-06
Rated 5 out of
another good reel by H20Very light weight and small frame. I have used it now about 3 times and it has performed well. Love the sell prices. Keep the H20s products coming I have enjoyed them all.
Date published: 2013-07-06
Rated 4 out of
Mystic reelVery light weight reel I like that. Going to Kentucky lake next week. I will send you a review after that.
Date published: 2013-06-21
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How many pound drag does this reel have? Also who is the manufacture?.
Asked by: hooked on fishing
Hello, hooked on fishing.
The H2O XPRESS® Mystic Low-Profile Baitcast Reel Right-handed has 12 lbs. of drag. H2O XPRESS is an Academy Private Label Brand.
Answered by: KimberlyR
Date published: 2015-01-26
is this reel the same as the shimano curado I series reel a new reel shimao is coming out with it sure looks like it
Asked by: tommy5259
The H2O XPRESS™ Mystic Low-Profile Baitcast Right-handed Reel is not the same as the Shimano Curado 1 Series Reel. The H2O XPRESS™ Mystic Low-Profile Baitcast Right-handed Reel is an H2O Xpress Brand. Please feel free to view product dimensions and specifications by clicking on the "Specifications" tab next to the "Detail" tab under the product picture on the product page to learn more about this product.
Answered by: Johanna
Date published: 2014-02-07
is the 6 pin centrifugal brake adjustable( like the shimano system)?
Asked by: Bassdog
The centrifugal brake for the H20 Express Mystic Low-profile Baitcast Reel is indeed adjustable.
Answered by: Kcook
Date published: 2014-01-07
Does this reel have an anti-backlash brake?
Asked by: Al7443
The H2O XPRESS™ Mystic Low-Profile Baitcast Reel Right-handed comes with an instant anti-reverse feature and a centrifugal brake system.
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