Fishing Reels

Here I’m continually adding buying guides for everything related to Fishing Reels! These articles detail what makes a great reel, breaks down the reel components and provides my own reel recommendations. Please feel free to email me any questions pertaining to these guides or fishing reels in general. Thanks and Tight Lines! Jesse

Penn Battle 2 Spinning Reel Review

This article is a full review of the Penn Battle 2 spinning reel. I'll outline the best features of this reel along with some of the drawbacks. We'll breakdown the 8 models (sizes) available, how to pick the right size and which model is the most popular...

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5 Best Saltwater Spinning Reels for the Money

  5 Best Saltwater Spinning Reels for 2019 I think you'll agree that there is an endless list (dare I say Ocean depth) of options for saltwater spinning reels out there. With so many, what are the best salt spinning reels for the money? Whether buying your first...

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What is the Best Spincast Reel

The Best Spincast Reel (Buying Guide) Spincast reels are the gateway drug to baitcasters. Kidding, that sounds terrible. They are however an entry level fishing reel designed for new or younger anglers because of the ease of use. In this article we’ll outline what...

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What is the Best Spinning Reel under $100

Best Spinning Reels under $100 If you're on a tackle budget or like me are always buying more reels for various fishing applications, you don't need to break the bank on these reels. These might also be great reel options for the "weekend warriors" who don't get out...

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Best Ice Fishing Reel

During the colder months when the water temperatures are dropping the fish activity drops as well. As a result you’ll typically need an ultra-sensitive and light setup to detect these less aggressive bites. To make the most of your next ice fishing trip, it’s important to have a quality reel in order to have confidence and be more productive. When looking for the best ice fishing reel we recommend one that will provide the best ice fishing experience. Here are a few tips on what to look for in the best ice fishing reel and a few reviews to help you start your search.

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Tackle Guide: Best Baitcasting Reel for 2019

Tackle Guide: Best Baitcasting Reels for 2019 Baitcasting reels are my favorite fishing reels. They take a little more practice to master than a spinning reel but once you put your time in they’ll provide unique features to make you a better angler. In this guide, I...

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Tackle Guide: Best Spinning Reel for 2019

Tackle Guide: Best Spinning Reels for 2019 First off a warning, I've included a lot of fishing reels information on this single page. I highly recommend you review the Table of Contents below to ensure you find what you're looking for. This post isn't just about the...

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My name is Jesse, I’ve been obsessed about fishing since I was a toddler trying to catch fish with my minnow net in any type of water. These articles are another fishing outlet for me as I have a passion to promote fishing in an educational, fun and respectful format. Feel free to reach out to me with any fishing questions or business inquires, see contact page.


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