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Kristal XL 601-M Electric Manual Kite Teaser Reel

Kristal XL 601 M Electric & Manual Kite Reel
Kristal XL 601 M Electric Kite & Teaser Reel


 
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Product Code: KRIST-XL-601-M


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Kristal XL 601-M Electric Manual Kite Reel


The Kristal XL 601-M is an electric fishing reel who's primary use is kite fishing. The M model provides a manual handle that allows the user to use the reel in one of 3 ways:

1. 100% Electrical Function

2. 100% Manual Function

3, Power Assist - Electrical & Manual at the same time.

The XL 601 M features a powerful motor that will retrieve kites in heavy winds. This reel functions at a retrieval speed that is consistent with the type of kite being used. Kristal's rate of retrieval is consistent with kite spar tolerances. When retrieval speeds are too high the kite's surface area vs. the increased wind that the reel creates may be excessive resulting spar failure on the way down.

The 601 M will work flawlessly when used with any of the SFE fishing kites. Wind conditions are the deciding factor on which kite is selected. SFE Kites are classified by wind speeds. The kites you decide to own will depend on the size of your boat, and the type of days you will fish, and the type of days that you won't.

If you are trolling with the kite with flying fish lures, live or dead baits, the wind speed, plus boat speed will most likely require the use of one of the SFE kites with holes. The holes allow wind to pass through, and also serve to decrease the surface area of the kite, and it's resistance to the wind, as well as throughout the retrieval process.


The SFE 12-30 MPH wind kite has proven to be the most commonly used kite in California where most of the trolled flying fish techniques are employed.


Specifications

Weight: 10 LBS
Line Capacity: 500 YDS of 80 LB Test Jerry Brown Line One Spectra
Max Drag: 30 LBS
Retrieval Speed: 100 FPM based on a full spool


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