Fishing & Boating News
(Thursday, May 07,1998 - Svangsta, Sweden) Proper care can be key to the longevity of your fishing reel, according to Swedish engineers with Abu Garcia, the world's largest leader in baitcast reels. As you head for the water this season, Abu Garcia's BjÖrn Everman says there are some simple steps that can help keep your reel rolling right though the year.
Everman, who works in Abu Garcia's Svangsta, Sweden plant where ambassadeur reels have been developed since 1952, says there are four steps that every angler can take to enhance the longevity of their baitcast reel, including:
Although Abu Garcia reels are built to last a lifetime, Everman says that at least once a season your baitcast reel should be disassembled for a thorough cleaning and relubrication. If you own an Ambassadeur reel but aren't comfortable performing this task yourself, call 1-800-ABU-GARCIA for the factory authorized service center nearest you.
Phone:903-882-8877 or 903-882-8878 — Fax: 972-619-8776