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Tallis Simon Fishing Reels April 02, 2018 22:04:59
Choosing a fishing reel today means selecting the type of reel you are most comfortable with for the type of fishing you will be doing. Keep in mind that the length of a fishing rod also affects casting distance and lifting capacity. When picking a spinning or bait casting rod and reel choose one that is flexible enough for where you will be fishing and the species you are fishing for. Boat rod and reels are normally shorter. This allows for more room in a confined space and better leverage to lift a heavy fish out of the water.
Baitcasting reels are typically used when anglers are wanting to cast larger baits and fish those larger fish. These fishing reels have a revolving spool and also sit on top of the rod. Most come equipped as either right-handed or left-handed but not both. When using a left-handed reel it eliminates the need to switch hands after casting. Anglers will most often want to use this type when tossing lures weighing more than a 1/4 ounce or when using over a 10 pound test line. Baitcasting reels are available in mostly round or low profile designs. Round reels typically have larger spools and hold more line compared to the low profile reels that are more ergonomic and can be palmed more easily. Low profile reels tend to be the most popular. When tossing those larger baits youll want a reel with a deeper and wider spool which is found more often with the round reels.