Baitcaster Reels
Lew's Tournament MP Speed Spool LFS

Lew's Tournament MP Speed Spool LFS Review

Rated 90/100 overall based on feedback from 2 users
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The Lew's Tournament MP Speed Spool LFS baitcasting reel is a high-class model from Lew's which is great for lightweight and finesse angling. This versatile casting reel has racked up some impressive reviews and comes at an affordable price.

Estimated price: $149
  • Available in 5.6:1, 6.8:1, 7.5:1 and 8.3:1 gear ratios
  • 10 ball bearings
  • Dual braking system
  • 20lb max drag

Summarized feedback from Bass Anglers

Reasons to buy

  • A lightweight reel that users love for finesse angling
  • One piece aluminum frame makes this reel very light, but strong
  • Epic casting ability
  • 10 bearing system with stainless steel double shielded ball bearings means this reel will be extremely smooth - plus these are high-quality ball bearings
  • Dual brake system makes for fine tuning - leading to more accurate casting
  • Casts light presentations comfortably, such as wacky rigs
  • Strong and consistent gearing system
  • Numerous gear ratio options means one can use this reel for various techniques
  • Many anglers love the Combat Grip thumb bar
  • A great reel option if you're new to the baitcasting scene
  • Many say this reel punches above it's price range!

Reasons not to buy

  • Some users say this reel isn't quite as smooth as other Lew's casting reels

Reviews from our Readers

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Reviewed by: Austin
Oct 27, 2023
This is a great reel for the price. Casts extremely well, and can handle anything from 1/8oz presentations up to a little over 1oz presentations due to the MBS. Very versatile and can fit most bass techniques. Very smooth, although combat grips can make the smoothness feel funny sometimes.
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Reviewed by: Jeff
Jan 27, 2023
This reels feel amazing in the hand. Can fish with it for hours. Can always turn to this reel no matter what I'm fishing.

Bottom Line

The Tournament MP Speed Spool LFS is another heavyweight is Lew's casting reel collection. The reel can be used for finesse fishing and is extremely versatile when it comes to casting different weights. One thing to consider is that some people say this reel isn't quite as smooth as other Lew's models.

Overall, this reel has received very positive reviews and should definitely be on the list if you're looking for an affordable casting reel.


About the brand

In 2010 longtime Lew Childre family friend Lynn Reeves relaunched the Lew's brand. Reeves made the promise to return the Lew's name to its place of prominence in the industry. Today, Lew's continues to provide their many avid customers with products that deliver on the promise of innovation, performance and value.

Lew's has become one of the biggest name in bass fishing, and they are working with some of the most successful anglers in the sport to continue their pursuit for innovation and quality.

Professionals that work with Lew's:

  • Kevin VanDam
  • Brian Latimer
  • David Fritts

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