Fishing Reels

best Shimano spinning reels

Best Shimano Spinning Reels 2021 – Buyers Guide

DISCLOSURE: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, I may receive a commission. The wide range of Shimano spinning reels available now is impressive, with new and updated models being added on a regular basis! But there are just so many reels to choose from, so […]

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best baitcaster reels

Best Baitcaster Reels 2021

If you have made the decision to get yourself a new baitcaster reel, then you will quickly see just how many great quality reels are currently available. This can be overwhelming, trying to figure out which reel is right for you. So, I have compiled a detailed list of the best baitcaster reels so you […]

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Shimano Nasci Spinning Reel – 2021 Buyers Guide

**Notice: Shimano will soon be releasing a new updated 2021 version of the Shimano Nasci reel. There are some sizes available now, and others can be pre-ordered. Click here for availability The Shimano Nasci spinning reel has quickly become one of the most popular reels in Shimano’s range. The reason for this is that it […]

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best inline ice fishing reels

Best Inline Ice Fishing Reels

Winter is coming! It’s time to put the summer fishing gear away for a few months and get yourself ready for some hardcore ice fishing. In this article I have compiled some of the best inline ice fishing reels currently available, so you can continue your fishing as soon as the thick ice comes. Here […]

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spinning reel sizes

GUIDE – How to Choose the Right Size Spinning Reel

We’ve all been there at some stage in our fishing lives. We decide we want to buy a lovely new spinning reel, only to get to the store and become overwhelmed with the multitude of size variations on offer! Deciding what size spinning reel you need can be a bit of a challenge for some, […]

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shimano vanford spinning reel review

Shimano Vanford Spinning Reel Review

To say that the Shimano Vanford has big boots to fill is an understatement. The Stradic Ci4+ had been such a hit with anglers around the world for many years, so it was a bold move by Shimano to completely remove it from their range of spinning reels. I personally like the way Shimano design […]

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best rod and reel combos

Best Rod and Reels Combos (Baitcaster and Spinning)

Buying a rod and reel combo is an excellent option if you’re not sure what your best pairings are yourself. There are some excellent combos to be had these days, with the big brands all having a wide choice of both baitcaster and spinning combos available. Sometimes you will get a better deal when buying […]

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best Penn spinning reels

Best Penn Spinning Reels 2021

Penn spinning reels have a reputation for being robust workhorses, and they offer a blend of traditional design concepts while incorporating modern technology. But does this make them a good option for you? Here we take a look at the best Penn spinning reels, to give you an idea of what models they currently have […]

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Daiwa Exist LT Spinning Reel Review 2021

In the past, I have always leaned towards Shimano for their spinning reels, but have always kept an eye on Daiwa as they have an excellent range of spinning reels too. Having used the Daiwa Exist LT spinning reel a number of times now, I have to say that I was very impressed by the […]

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best Daiwa spinning reels

Best Daiwa Spinning Reels – 2021 Buyers Guide

Daiwa has an exceptional range of spinning reels, and the choice can be a little overwhelming. So to help you make a more informed decision I have listed what I think are the best Daiwa spinning reels currently available. So let’s get right into it…. Daiwa’s best spinning reels in 2021 Model: Comments: Daiwa Saltist […]

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shimano stella buy

Shimano Stella Fishing Reel – 2021 Buyers Guide

The Shimano Stella is the flagship of Shimano’s wide range of spinning reels. It comes in two different versions, the Shimano Stella FJ, which is a smaller reel for lighter fishing, and then the Stella SW, which is the bigger offshore version. To help you get a better understanding of each, we have written a […]

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shimano stradic ci4+

Shimano Stradic Ci4+ FB – Buyers Guide

One of the best spinning reels I have ever used is the latest Shimano Stradic Ci4+ FB. I personally have the 2500 model and I find it perfect for flicking soft plastics and small vibe lures. This latest version includes numerous improvements to previous versions, so if you have enjoyed past models of the Stradic […]

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