The Different Types of Fishing Reels Explained
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The Different Types of Fishing Reels Explained

Anyone new to fishing may have a hard time trying to figure out what all of the different types of fishing reels are designed for. Even those that have more experience may not have used all of the different reels before, so this guide will help you understand the different types of fishing reels available,…

What Causes Wind Knots in Spinning Reels
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What Causes Wind Knots in Spinning Reels

Getting wind knots and line tangles on your spinning reel is an unfortunate reality of fishing, especially when using braided lines. But there are ways to reduce the number of tangles you get. Understanding what causes the wind knots on your spinning reel is the first step, and then using the effective solutions detailed below…

GUIDE – How to Choose the Right Size Spinning Reel
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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,…

Best Inline Ice Fishing Reels
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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…

Best Rod and Reels Combos (Baitcaster and Spinning)
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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…

Shimano Stradic Ci4+ FB – Buyers Guide
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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…