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Best Quantum Fishing Reel Reviews

Quantum fishing is part of the Zebco family of products and has become known for both their spinning and baitcasting lines of reels.

The company first went into business in 1984 and has been producing quality reels ever since.  One of the things that we like about Quantum reels is the quality of the materials that they use.

For example, with the Quantum Smoke Inshore PT, they use a marine-grade alloy material that was originally designed and used to manufacture saltwater marine engines.

As you know we love inshore fishing and Quantum makes a number of reels that are lightweight, durable and have great drag capacities.

Best Quantum Baitcasting Reel Reviews

Best Quantum Baitcasting Reel
Quantum Smoke S3 PT
9/10Our Score

The Quantum PT Smoke Inshore S3 Spinning Reel is built to conquer the challenges that await, with super-tight Reel Engine Design 2.0 all-aluminum uni-body construction that uses impregnable SCR Alloy with full SaltGuard Protection to eliminate any chance of corrosion. 

Quantum Smoke S3 PT

Retail around $169

The Quantum Smoke S3 PT is an excellent quality saltwater low profile baitcasting reel that is packed full of features.  The reel has great castability and features 4 gearing options with 25 lbs of smooth drag.  For the money this is one of the better option out there if you are an inshore fisherman.  READ THE FULL REVIEW

ModelsRetrieve (in)Gear RatioMax Drag (lb)Ball BearingsWeight (oz)
SM100HPT - SM101XPT23 - 365.1:1 - 8.1:12510+16.9

Best Quantum Spinning Reel Reviews

Quantum Cabo PTSE

Quantum Cabo PTSE

  • 8 PT bearings (7 + clutch)
  • Sealed Magnum CSC ceramic, stainless steel and carbon fiber drag system
  • Sealed Magnum clutch
  • TiMag II titanium fail-proof bail wire with magnetic trip
Quantum Smoke Inshore PT

Quantum Smoke Inshore PT

  • Continuous Anti-Reverse clutch
  • 11+1 Bearings (11PTAC, 1RB)
  • Changeable Right or Left Hand Retrieve
  • One-piece aluminum frame

Quantum Cabo PTSE

Retail around $199

The Quantum Cabo PTSE is a very good quality heavily sealed reel that is specifically designed for saltwater fishing.  This is one of the larger spinning reels you will find and has a drag that matches it going all the way up to 65 lbs.  If you want to target your larger Pelagic species then the Quantum Cabo PTSE is a good option.  READ THE FULL REVIEW

ModelsRetrieve (in)Gear RatioMax Drag (lb)Ball BearingsWeight (oz)
40 - 12032 - 424.4:1 - 5.3:130 - 657+113.4 - 33

Quantum Smoke Inshore PT

Retail around $179

For inshore fishing, Quantum has got you covered with the Quantum Smoke Inshore PT.  This reel is lightweight and durable as well as having sealed components and being treated with SaltGuard to stand up against harsh saltwater conditions.  If you like to fish with lighter weight gear then the Smoke Inshore PT is a good option.  READ THE FULL REVIEW

ModelsRetrieve (in)Gear RatioMax Drag (lb)Ball BearingsWeight (oz)
25 - 5028 - 395.2:1 - 6.2:118 - 209+17.6 - 10.5

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