Baitcaster Reels
Abu Garcia Revo Rocket

Abu Garcia Revo Rocket Review

Rated 90/100 overall based on feedback from 1 users
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The Abu Garcia Revo Rocket is one of the fastest baitcasting reels on the market, and to go with the speed, Abu Garcia has ensured smoothness, strength, and durability. This reel is a great option if you love working high-action lures in covered areas.

Estimated price: $299
  • Available in 10:1 gear ratio
  • 11 ball bearings
  • Dual braking system
  • 18lb max drag

Summarized feedback from Bass Anglers

Reasons to buy

  • The fastest retrieval you can get in a casting reel
  • A light and comfortable reel, with strength to match the speed
  • 10 high-quality ball bearings matches the speed of this reel with immense smoothness in operation
  • The best reel option if you're looking to catch up to a bass when it swims toward you
  • Users love this reel for flipping, as well as frogging
  • Quickly get rid of slack while pitching and flipping
  • Fast retrieval and strong drag helps with pulling bass out of highly covered areas
  • Easily adjustable magnetic braking system for different lure weights
  • Power Stack Carbon Matrix drag system is consistent and highly-regarded
  • Casts a great distance and can cast light presentations with comfort
  • If you're serious about your bass fishing - this is a real asset to have on the boat

Reasons not to buy

  • This reel comes at a high price
  • Some users have had issues with the durability of the handle
  • A gear ratio like this is definitely not suited to beginner anglers

Reviews from our Readers

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Reviewed by: Ty
Jan 26, 2023
Unreal retrieval speed. If you like to cover water flipping down the bank and want to maximize the number of casts you can make in a day, look no further than the Revo Rocket.

Bottom Line

The Revo Rocket lives up to its name and is the fastest casting reel you can get, which is great to have for many techniques. Abu Garcia has ensured that the reel remains smooth and strong, making this a top contender if you're looking for all out speed in your next casting reel. Price is definitely something to consider before you buy. A more affordable reel with a similar gear ratio? Check out the Revo SX Rocket.


About the brand

Abu Garcia's influence on the sportfishing community is simply unmatched. The company remains firmly committed to maintaining its industry leadership position by providing anglers with the highest quality, and the most innovative products.

Abu Garcia has also taken a very noticeable interest in bass fishing, providing some of the most advanced and innovative gear in the industry.

Professionals working with Abu Garcia:

  • Mike Iaconelli
  • Fletcher Shryock
  • Bobby Lane

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