888®

Model # 888H.25.BX3

888®

The 888H features a tough stainless steel front cover, a large stamped stainless Power T-handle, and is pre-spooled with 25lb. line
$29.99

Availability: In stock

SPECS

Type
SPINCAST
Bearings
2+1
Anti-Reverse
Continuous
Hand Retrieve
Right/Left
Gear Ratio
2.6:1
IPT (in.)
19"
Mono Capacity
110/25
Weight (oz)
19.5
Type
SPINCAST
Bearings
2+1
Anti-Reverse
Continuous
Hand Retrieve
Right/Left
Gear Ratio
2.6:1
IPT (in.)
19"
Mono Capacity
110/25
Weight (oz)
19.5
Specs

SPECS

Type
SPINCAST
Bearings
2+1
Anti-Reverse
Continuous
Hand Retrieve
Right/Left
Gear Ratio
2.6:1
IPT (in.)
19"
Mono Capacity
110/25
Weight (oz)
19.5
Type
SPINCAST
Bearings
2+1
Anti-Reverse
Continuous
Hand Retrieve
Right/Left
Gear Ratio
2.6:1
IPT (in.)
19"
Mono Capacity
110/25
Weight (oz)
19.5
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Questions

why does walmart advertise 2 different 888 models, (888h 25 bx3) $36.36 and (888h 25 cp3) $30.16. The search on the zebco web site only lists the bx3. What is the difference???

Asked by: bensgreentrain
They are the same reel, only packaged differently. The BX3 comes in a box and the CP comes in a Clam pack.
Answered by: Zebco Customer Service
Date published: 2016-10-05

Can I order a spare spool for the 888 reel? I like to be able to change line sizes depending on the fish I am after. Tom

Asked by: TAW52
Give our Service Department a call at 1-800-588-9030 and they will be happy to help get a spare spool for you.
Answered by: Zebco Customer Service
Date published: 2016-08-12

I have 2 888's 1 from 85 and 1 from 05. Both work great. Could I use them for chinook salmon. I am in iowa but going to see family in oregon. So would these reels be good for 60 or 80 lb line? Or should I buy something else?

Asked by: Dennis
Fishing for Chinook or king salmon is a different thing than fishing for other salmon. They can weigh up to 60lbs and they dictate the fight, most will be in the 20-30lb range. Are you going out on a charter or on a friends boat. If a charter they will provide all the tackle, so leave yours at home. If you go out with your family spool up with 50lb braid if you have two pickup pins and check that your drag is in good working order and check what the max is.. The new 888 has a drag of 24lbs. Make sure you have a stout pole in the 20-50lb range and then have some fun. Tom
Answered by: TAW52
Date published: 2016-08-12

Exactly how many pounds drag does this reel go up to and how do you tell how much you have set? Or does it jus go by feel with the drag wheel setter?

Asked by: Tex2SD
This reel has 24lb of max drag. It would go by feel.
Answered by: Zebco Customer Service
Date published: 2016-06-02

Will braided line work with this reel ? what is the max braided line size ?

Asked by: FARM1962
You may use braided line on this reel, We recommend 30lb braid or higher.
Answered by: Zebco Customer Service
Date published: 2016-07-23

what is the difference between the 808 and 888

Asked by: jogo
888 has metal front cover, more bearings and an instant anti-reverse clutch. The 808 has a plastic front cover and a multi-stop anti-reverse
Answered by: Zebco Customer Service
Date published: 2016-07-23

how do i put new line on model 888 reel

Asked by: Joan
Please give our service department a call at 1-800-588-9030 and we will be happy to walk you through it.
Answered by: Zebco Customer Service
Date published: 2016-05-06

i would like to take my grand kids muskie fishing is this the best spin cast reel for it or would you recommend a different model

Asked by: papa john
Papa John, I know a couple people that use the 808 or 888 for muskie and do just fine. Though it's geared lower than some of Zebco's other reels it's line pick up in inches per turn is one of the higher. Probably due to the larger spool making up for the lower gear ratio. This is a good thing for Muskie, it means the reel will take up line fairly fast and have a good amount of power to do so.
Answered by: Ryan
Date published: 2016-08-12
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