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Fishing Reels

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Fishing Reels

Don't miss out on our best articles on fishing world and everything connected to it.

Why Is The Speed Of Fishing Reels Important?

You may ask why does a bass fishing reel come in so many different speeds? What speed reel do I get? Reel manufacturers make different speed baitcasting reels to apply to different styles of fishing and for different applications. When performing a certain technique, your reel selection could be the difference maker in catching that once in a lifetime fish. Most Popular Fishing Reel Speeds There really are only four major speed configurations when shopping for baitcasting reels. They are 5.4:1, 6.6:1, 7:1.1 and 8.1:1. The higher the gear ratio, the faster the retrieval of the fishing reel. I will...