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The Hundo

The Hundo

SKU BF-TH-01 Category

The Hundo – Bait Cast Reel

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Introducing the Bates Hundo—roughly twenty percent smaller, one hundo percent Bates with the same quality and craftsmanship you’ve come to expect.

The Hundo features a gunmetal grey anodized aluminum frame, fully CNC’d from 6061-T6 bar stock on our 9 axis machine. And just to be sure there’s no gimmicks or simple metallic coatings, we’ve left a few of the machine paths roughed into the frame making the Hundo an industrial marvel.

Beyond just a smaller, 100 sized frame, this reel boasts our new dual braking system along with a shallower spool so the finesse fisherman can easily dial in lighter lines and lures. We’ve upgraded some internal components as well, including lighter aluminum gears and improved bearings, which are a combination of 10 HAC Stainless Steel bearings plus 2 high precision NMB ball bearings, and 1 one-way Stainless Steel ball bearing. If your target species or preferred rigging demands a slighter, but more fine-tuned machine, you won’t be disappointed in the Hundo.


  • 100 sized frame
  • 7.1:1 & 8.1:1 Gear Ratios
  • CNC precision cut 6061-T6 bar stock aluminum one-piece-body
  • 10+2+1 bearings
  • 28” per crank line pickup (7.1:1) & 32” per crank line pickup (8.1:1)
  • Adjustable dual brakes
  • 88 mm aluminum crank arm
  • Gunmetal grey anodized anti-corrosion finish
  • Custom neoprene reel case
  • Built to last (no plastic toys here)
  • 4 lb Drag
  • Weight 5 oz
  • Mono Line Capacity: 14 lbs / 100 yds, Braided Line Capacity: 30 lbs / 100 yds

7.11 RH, 7.11 LH, 8.11 RH, 8.11 LH


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