Alutecnos Gorilla 8V

The 20.4-ounce Gorilla 8V offers a gear ratio of 6.2-to-1

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Alutecnos designed its new Gorilla 8V for avid jiggers and anyone else who appreciates small, powerful, lightweight conventional reels. The 20.4-ounce Gorilla 8V offers a gear ratio of 6.2-to-1 and features a single disc brake. It achieves 22 pounds of max drag while delivering free-spool. The reel holds 500 yards of 50-pound braid, 430 yards of 12-pound mono or 270 yards of 20-pound mono. Available in silver or gold and in a left-handed version; Gorilla 8V costs $590. Visit www.alutecnos.com.