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Fishing Reels

May 7, 2024

The Best Spinning Reels Under $100 for 2024

Spinning reels are versatile wind-bucking options for anglers who want to run lighter lines or who need the capacity to...
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December 1, 2023

Uncovered: The Surprising Truth About the Shimano Sedona FI - Is It Really the Best Budget Reel?

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November 30, 2023

Is the Shimano Sustain FJ the Ultimate Secret Weapon for Big Fish? Find Out In This Review!

Analysis If you re in the market for an incredible reel that s just as capable inshore as it is...
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November 30, 2023

Is the Penn Authority the Ultimate Reel? Exclusive Review Reveals Why It Might Just Be the Last Reel You'll Ever Need!

Analysis The Authority is Penn s flagship reel If you re looking for the best Penn has to offer your...
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November 30, 2023

The Shimano Stella SW Review - Is This the Most Powerful Reel Ever Made

Analysis Shimano s reels offer legendary performance but unless you re willing to reach deep deep into your pockets you...
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November 30, 2023

The Shimano Vanford Spinning Reel - Too Good to Be True? Our Exclusive Review Tells All

Shimano Vanford Spinning Reel Review Shimano s Vanford series of spinning reels are designed around the needs of inshore anglers...
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November 29, 2023

Penn’s Upgraded Battle III Reviewed: How Does It Stack Up Against the Competition

Analysis amp Results Specifications Body Not all reel bodies are built for hard fights and if there s one thing...
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November 21, 2023

Best Black Friday Deals on Fishing Reels

We've cast our net far and wide to bring you an incredible selection of black friday fishing reel deals From...
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November 17, 2023

Penn’s Slammer IV Review: The King of Saltwater Spinning Reels

Analysis and Results What s the difference between the Slammer III and Slammer IV The Slammer III debuted to much...
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September 15, 2023

Best Reels for Pitching and Flipping: Bass Dragging, Hard Fighting, Ultra-Fast Options for 2024

Buying Guide What to Look For in a Dedicated Pitching and Flipping Reel Speed Some anglers believe that speed is...
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September 12, 2023

Best Reels for Salmon Fishing: Our Picks for Salmon Fishing Success in 2024

As anglers we all understand the importance of having quality gear The case could be made that no matter what...
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July 17, 2023

The Best Okuma Spinning Reels for 2024

Okuma is well known for affordable performance and their spinning reels have proven themselves the world over Recently the company...
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July 13, 2023

The Best Daiwa Spinning Reels for 2024 - Tested and Reviewed

Daiwa is legendary for its tech offering feather-weight reels with rigid monocoque bodies and smooth powerful drags And from hard...
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July 6, 2023

The Best Penn Spinning Reels for 2024

Long-time readers of USAngler will know that we re big fans of Penn s spinning reels and from the affordable...
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April 19, 2023

KastKing’s MegaJaws Elite: Detailed Review and Comparison to Shimano, Daiwa, and Lews

Analysis and Results Body KastKing manufactures the MegaJaws Elite from die-cast aluminum adding a carbon-fiber swing side to access its...
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March 7, 2023

Best Crankbait Reels Reviewed: When Slower is Better!

Take a look at new baitcasting reels these days and you'll see that high speed is all the rage nbsp...
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February 18, 2023

Best Rod and Reel Combos for Bass: Baitcasting and Spinning Options Reviewed

What to Look for in a Rod and Reel Combo for Largemouth Bass If you re in the market for...
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December 8, 2022

Daiwa BG Reviewed: Everything You Want in an Inshore or Surf-casting Reel

Analysis and Results Whether your passion is chasing reds in a moving tide or casting for snook from the shore...
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June 13, 2022

Best Shimano Spinning Reels Reviewed for 2024

Buying Guide What You Should Look for in a Shimano Spinning Reel Body On smaller reels you re not going...
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March 4, 2022

Best Line Counter Reels Reviewed In 2024: Precision Trolling

Modern precision trolling requires accurate knowledge of line length and boat speed This allows you to target specific depths where...
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February 27, 2022

Best Underspin Reels: Top Reels For New Anglers

For anglers new to the sport occasional fishermen and children just starting their fishing journey underspin - or triggerspin reels...
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December 28, 2021

Best Electric Fishing Reels

When you re fishing offshore in deep water chasing daytime sailfish in feet of water or just working deep for...
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July 24, 2021

Pflueger President XT Review: Is It a Worthy Upgrade?

Analysis and Results Pfleuger is a name trusted by many many anglers and I ve met folks on the water...
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July 23, 2021

Penn Slammer III Review: The Best Spinning Reel for Big Saltwater Species

Analysis and Results If there s a name every saltwater angler respects it s Penn Known for no-nonsense performance and...
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July 23, 2021

Penn Spinfisher VI Reel Reviewed: Penn’s All-Arounder for the Salt

Analysis and Results There s no question about Penn s dominance in the salt and there s simply no brand...
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July 22, 2021

Okuma Ceymar Spinning Reel Reviewed

Analysis and Results Okuma advertises its Ceymar series as budget-friendly spinning reels whose performance outpaces their price Sometimes seen as...
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July 20, 2021

Pflueger President Reel Review: Quite Possibly America's Favorite Spinning Reel

Analysis and Results Fish any lake pond or river in America and chances are you ll see a Pflueger reel...
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November 21, 2020

Best Baitcasting Reels Reviewed - Top Choices for 2024

After careful research field testing and detailed comparison we ve put together an unbeatable resource to help you find the...
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November 2, 2020

Bass Fishing Rigs: Rig Like A Tournament Pro

As any bass fishing veteran can attest an excellent worm rig has won more tournaments than anything else hands down...
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October 23, 2020

Best Saltwater Fishing Reels: Inshore and Offshore Buying Guide

Saltwater anglers need reels they can rely on to take a beating and deliver the goods in a hard fight...
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October 23, 2020

Best Inshore Spinning Reels: Ready for Hard Fights and Big Fish

While there are tons of spinning reels on the market very few are designed for the salt and fewer still...
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October 22, 2020

Best Spinning Reel For Bass: Spin-in a Largemouth

While baitcasting reels dominate the tournament scene plenty of anglers already know that good spinning reels are more than up...
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December 2, 2019

Best Fishing Reels for Any Situation - Reviews and Buying Guide

Need a good reel but don t know where to start We ve got you covered Below you ll find...
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November 1, 2019

Best Spinning Reels to Cover All Your Bases: Our Favorite Ultralight, Light, and Medium Reels Reviewed

Looking for the best spinning reel that can help you slay slabs Or do you need a bigger reel for...
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November 1, 2019

Shimano Curado 200 HGK Reel Review

Line capacity braid Bearings roller bearing Gear ratio Weight oz Maximum drag lbs Shimano s baitcasting reels are among the...
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October 1, 2019

Bass Pro Micro Lite Elite Spinning Reel Review

Line capacity lb yds mono Bearings roller bearing Gear ratio Weight oz Maximum drag lbs Bass Pro s Micro Lite...
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September 11, 2019

Shimano Curado K Reel Review

With legions of devoted fans and plenty of advertising hype we ask the question on your mind does the Shimano...
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August 29, 2019

Best Bass Fishing Reels: Our Favorites Reviewed

To the uninitiated one reel is pretty much like another But for bass anglers the differences are critically important--and easy...
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November 21, 2018

Abu Garcia Revo SX Review

The Abu Garcia Revo SX Spinning Reel offers a great option even for more experienced anglers who are looking for...
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November 21, 2018

Abu Garcia Pro Max Review

The Abu Garcia Black Max Low Profile Reel has a uniquely durable construction that is perfect for reeling in the...
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November 21, 2018

Penn Battle II Spinning Reel Review

The Battle II spinning reel are priced quite reasonably and have a lot to offer especially for those who tend...
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September 15, 2018

Best KastKing Reels Reviewed 2024 - Can KastKing Compete with the Big-Names?

Among the big names in fishing KastKing stands out as their entry-level pricing puts good reels within reach of pretty...
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May 30, 2017

Best Conventional Reels Reviewed - Big Reels for Big Water

Designed for massive fish and ferocious fights you can think of conventional reels as baitcasters on steroids With easy-to-access drag...
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May 18, 2017

Best Ultralight Spinning Reel - Buying Guide and Reviews For 2024

At USAngler we re big ultralight fans and much of the time this is the fishing gear we reach for...
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September 8, 2016

Best Spincast Reels Reviewed: Quality Alternatives to Baitcasting and Spinning Reels

The best spincast reel is simple and more than up to the task of bluegill crappie perch catfish walleye trout...
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