American Hero Tier 1 Series


The team behind Lew’s American Hero series is absolutely committed to offering top-level performance gear that excels on the water and puts more fish in the boat. However, the heart of the series is much more than the product. The team pledges a portion of every American Hero sale to support organizations that work to benefit and restore the body, mind, and spirit of veterans who are transitioning into civilian life.


American Hero Tier 1 Series Rods

Built to pay homage to the American Warrior. Forged from the finest raw materials and tested relentlessly in the harshest elements – to deliver nothing short of the best. The all-new American Hero® Tier 1 rod is built with Lew’s premium high-modulus graphite blank to achieve the perfect balance of remarkable sensitivity and tournament-ready strength. The Tier 1 features Lew’s exclusive EVA grip that is built for all-day comfort and sensitivity that is critical for tournament anglers. 


  • TOUR-GRADE GRAPHITE CONSTRUCTION: The backbone of the American Hero® Tier 1 Series Rod is Lew’s premium high-modulus graphite blank.

  • PREMIUM COMFORT: Engineered specifically to reach the pinnacle of comfort, the Tier 1 captures the essence of all-day fishing with the EVA split grip and Lew’s exclusive skeletal reel seat.

  • FIVE EXCLUSIVE MODELS: With American Hero Tier 1, Lew’s offers a robust line of five lengths and powers for every competitive angler.


Lew’s new American Hero® Tier 1 Spinning Reel is a tournament-ready reel built on a high-performance aluminum frame to withstand the abuse of serious anglers. The Tier 1 is expertly designed for consistent, tangle-free casting, and a smooth, low-torque retrieval.  Light enough for finesse fishing, yet with a proven Lew’s drag that is powerful enough for fighting big fish.


  • PREMIUM one-piece aluminum construction, with the perfect balance of lightweight performance and no-flex strength.

  • EXCEPTIONALLY SMOOTH retrieval and fish-fighting power.

  • REMARKABLE casting with Lew’s black Ti anodized spool.

  • SUPERIOR DESIGN for high-level performance, all-day comfort and years of fishing.


Lew’s new American Hero® Tier 1 LFS Baitcast Reel is a tournament-level performer, with an aluminum and graphite frame, the P2 Pinion Gear the premium magnetic braking system. Exceptional castability, with effortless control and smooth cranking. The Tier 1 LFS is built for all-day comfort and control on the water and answers the call of competitive anglers who demand the toughest, longest-lasting, top-level performance reels.


  • PREMIUM one-piece aluminum frame for tournament-ready, lightweight performance on the water.

  • EXCEPTIONAL CRANKING and fish-handling performance with Lew’s top-quality P2 super Pinion® gear system.

  • REMARKABLE CASTING with the easy-to-adjust MCS braking system.

  • SUPERIOR DESIGN for high-level performance, all-day comfort and years of fishing.