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Best Ultralight Spinning Reel

Best Ultralight Spinning Reel

Best Ultralight Spinning Reel In the last decade, ultralight spinning tackle has really shot up in popularity among anglers. While they are of course perfect for small panfish species and trout and have always filled this niche, many anglers have found the thrill of chasing after larger game fish with ultralight tackle. The latter requires …

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Baitcaster vs Spinning Reel

Baitcaster vs Spinning Reel

Baitcaster vs Spinning Reel It’s always been our dream that the never-ending argument of which reel is better, the baitcaster or the spinning reel, would finally be resolved. Of course, it still rages across the internet and in every tackle shop in the country but is it an argument? In this article, we will take …

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Okuma Avenger Review

Okuma Avenger Review

Our overall rating:3.8 Construction:5 Casting:3.75 Handling:4 Drag System:3.4 Gear System:3.4 Pros Models cover wide range of fishing applications Easy to use drag switch Sealed in key areas of the reel Good max drag Pretty good use of the front drag range Excellent anti-reverse Smooth casting at close to mid range distances Very low rear drag …

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Shimano Stradic FK Review

Shimano Stradic FK Review

Our overall rating:5 Looks:5 Drag:4 Gear System:5 Casting:5 Retrieval:5 Pros Range of models for multiple fishing applications Superb casting Excellent line management Smooth drag Low start up inertia Excellent line capacity Great power for a spinning reel Phenomenal gear system Consistent and smooth rotor High line retrieval rates Easy to handle and not fatiguing Surprisingly …

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Best Baitcasting Reel

Best Baitcasting Reel

Best Baitcasting Reels 2019 – Reviews & Guide With a little practice, a baitcaster is likely to become your primary fishing reel. They can open up your fishing world to new techniques using heavier lures and line that can be cast at increased distances with accuracy. A lot of anglers hesitate to pick up a …

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PENN Clash Review

PENN Clash Review

Our overall rating:4 Performance:3.5 Handles:5 Drag​:4 Build Quality:4 Weight:5 Pros Rugged reel with all metal body, spool, bail, and handle Nice range of models that covers most fishing applications One of the best gear systems that rival upper echelon reels Two anti-reverse mechanism Sealed Drag system Finely tuned drag adjustments across its range Excellent oversized …

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