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Fishing reel types

Fishing reel types A little explanation of the different types of fishing reels.

There are two main types of reels out there from the spinning reel to the center pin. The center pin is primarily for fly fishing. So we will stick with the types of spinning reels for this guide.

So let’s go over the two main types of the spinning reel, You have the baitcasting, which is used mainly for sea fishing. Then you have the traditional spinning reel with bail arm which is the most popular.

Baitcasting reel

baitcasting reel type

This reel is mainly used by sea anglers and can be very hard to master, as you cast the spool spins to allow the line to come off the spool, you need to keep that under control as you can end up with a birds nest of line because the line has come off to quick and tangled.

Spinning Reel

fishing reel types

The spinning reel is the most common type of reel, and one of the easier to use. they come in many different sizes from Big pit reels to smaller spooled reels for lighter gear. The great benefit of the spinning reel is the extra spools you can use with a different line you can change at the lake. They come with front drag mainly with the option of a baitrunner feature.

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