The Baitrunner XT is the leading ‘traditional’ Baitrunner design. With over 30 years of development and history behind it, this classic is perfect for small and medium sized carp waters, stalking, or for specialist species like barbel and bream, where a freespool facility is required.
If you choose to buy the Baitrunner XT, not only are you buying the best ‘traditional design’ Baitrunner model, you are buying into a history that hundreds of thousands of anglers have experienced before. Often copied, but never bettered, the freespool system on a Baitrunner is perfection. Simple to use, the sound of the system deactivating as you start to turn the handle has been heard millions of times by carp anglers’ worldwide, as they start a new battle.
The body of the Baitrunner XT is a hybrid Aluminium and XT-7 combination that provides lightness and strength, plus the frame rigidity required to hold the high tolerance gearing and bearings in perfect alignment. This is important when under pressure from a hard fighting fish and aids cranking efficiency and enjoyment in equal measures. The superb line lay is provided by Aero Wrap and 2-speed oscillation and in combination with the AR-C spool design improves casting distance and accuracy. Both the 6000 and 10000 sizes are fitted with a double handle, which are beautifully balanced, whilst providing enough power to control the largest of fish.