Lew’s® BB1 Speed Spool® Series Casting



• Premium 10-bearing system with double shielded ball bearings and Zero-Reverse anti-reverse
• One-piece aluminum frame
• Oversized titanium line guide positioned further away from the spool to minimize line friction and maximize casting performance
• Double anodized aluminum, U-shaped large capacity spool
• Quick release sideplate mechanism provide easy access to centrifugal brake system
• Positive on/off Smart Plus six pin, Centrifugal Braking system
• Double anodized aluminum spool tension knob with audible clicker
• Carbon fiber drag system provides 14lbs of drag power
• Bowed 95MM  aluminum cranking handle with Lew’s custom soft touch contuored paddle handle knobs
• External lube port


The Lew’s® Speed Spool® model BB1 introduced anglers to several baitcast reel firsts, including the low-profile design, narrow spool, fully disengaging levelwind, and no-knob palming side cover. It became famous for its rugged durability, casting distance and comfort. The ingenuity and craftsmanship of the Lew’s® BB1 reels developed a loyal following of anglers that still carries on to this day. Since the rebirth of the Lew’s® brand, these anglers have been asking for the revival of the BB1 reels. Here’s the answer – the new BB1 and BB1Z baitcast series reels made even better than before with the use of modern technology and materials.

Additional information

Weight 1.25 lbs
Reel Options

Model # BB1Z, Model# BB1HZ, Model # BB1SHZ