New Akios Shuttle 555, 666 Wide & LSi reels coming soon

Akios just announced on their Facebook page that 4 new Shuttle reels are planned for launch in the coming weeks. Exciting news. The original Akios Shuttle reel was well liked by us, sea anglers and tournament casters alike.

The new additions for 2011/2012 see a narrower CT version, a wide CT version and the first Shuttle reels featuring level winds.

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Akios Shuttle 656 SCM Sportcast – Latest Multiplier Reel

Akios Shuttle 656 SCM ReelThe battle for ‘best multiplier reel’ shows no sign of a truce this Christmas with a hot new contender from Akios this week – the Akios 656 SCM Shuttle ‘Sportcast’. Check out the pics. She’s a beaut!

First impressions; One-piece, aluminium frame (yum); tiny star drag – that’s a first for me (clever); swept-back, aluminium, paddle handle (reminiscent of the carbon handle on the new Daiwa 7HT Mag ST); great looking (we like the colour scheme); includes
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