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Best Spinning Reels

10 Best Spinning Reels [2023 Reviews]

Any angler worth his bag of worms needs at least one really good spinning reel combo in their arsenal. You can find a spinning reel in nearly any retail store, but let’s be real; most of those reels are utter crap...

Baitcasting Rod & Reels laid out on the deck of a bass boat.

10 Best Baitcasting Reels [2023 Reviews]

Baitcasting reels are important tools for anglers who want to effectively fish larger lures and techniques where light line spinning reels simply don’t cut it. A good baitcaster gives you a high degree of control...

Best Spinning Reels Under 100

Gear Guide: Best Spinning Reels Under $100

Without a doubt, the most popular selling spinning reels are those that cost less than a hundred bucks. It’s a sweet spot where weekend guys like you and I can afford to get a few rod and reel combos and still have a...

Best Spinning Reels for Bass Fishing

Gear Guide: Best Spinning Reel for Bass Fishing

When the bite gets tough, bass fishermen turn to light line, light lures, and spinning reels. They are an essential tool for bass fishing that sometimes get a bad rap for being “finesse”. I don’t know...

Best Baitcasting Reel for Crankbaits

Gear Guide: Best Reels for Crankbait Fishing

Have you ever watched Kevin Van Dam fish a crankbait during an Elite Series tournament? It’s an exciting technique that KVD uses to get reaction bites while casting towards fish on structure. If you want to fire up...

Best Saltwater Spinning Reels for Surf and Inshore Fishing

Gear Guide: Best Saltwater Spinning Reels

This guide will help you choose the best saltwater spinning reel for your inshore, pier, and surf fishing needs. These reels are tough enough for harsh saltwater and a look awesome too. Saltwater spinning reels have...