Originally Posted by dirty beach kid
thanks guys im making a switch to conv. traded the reel for a stradic. carbon tex it the drag washers?
the catala is not made anymore it is replaced by the corvalus.
they are good and you can beat 'em up but ya gotta keep them kleen.
I had a 401 catala,my uncle liked it so much I sold it to him,I still have a 301 catala and I fish schoolies with it.kinda lite but smooth and casts great.
I would do what the oter guy saied,save your money and get a calcutta or an okuma induron 401.
I almost forgot the Shimano Cardiff 401 is a great reel too,I have 2 of them and smoooooth is the word all for $90.00 at my friends bait shop.
they also come in lefty too.
so check out the cardiff has arb bearings and I added dartainium drag.