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The Best Spinning Reels For Faster And Easier Hauls

Updated on December 3, 2010

Fishing reels are some of the most useful tools for any one who likes to fish. These things keep the fishing line secure while making it easier for hauling catches or simply pulling up the line. The most popular kind of fishing reel is the spinning reel which is one of the most convenient and the easiest one to use. This one is easily great for beginners as well as experts who prefer to use it.

There are basically three kinds of spinning reels depending on their capacities for holding certain weights. We’ll begin with the most common which is the light spinning reel. Light spinning reels are great for fairly big catches weighing about 6 pounds or more along lakes and rivers and are used by many light tackle anglers because of its stubborn hold even during catches where the fish put up a struggle. Ultralight spinning reels are designed for small catches and can handle weights below 6 pounds. There are even models suitable for hauling in weights of two pounds. When it comes to huge catches, heavy spinning reels are the ones to choose. These are used by fishermen because it can handle weights of up to 50 pounds and are great for resisting catch struggles.

Aside from the fact that spinning reels are the easiest fishing reels to use, they are also the easiest ones to maintain. All you have to do is open it and grease it regularly for optimal performance. Some of the great brands you can choose from are Shimano, Okuma and Pflueger. To give you the best, you can make great choices from the following spinning reels.

Pflueger President Spinning Reel
Pflueger President Spinning Reel

Pflueger President Spinning Reel

For all your fishing requirements, this spinning reel will give you just what you need. The Pflueger President Spinning Reel comes in different sizes and line length capacity for getting catches with different weights. You can get a size 105-yard good for a 4-pound fish or a 230-yard size enough to haul in a catch weighing up to 17 pounds. This spinning reel features a 5.2:1 ratio, a maximum drag of 6 pounds and 9 ball bearings made of rust-proof stainless steel. It’s also smart and convenient to use with its one-way clutch ad anti-reverse bearing that prevents the line form messing up while you’re in the middle of your best catching experience. This spinning reel also features an anodized aluminum spool for a lightweight construction, a titanium spool lip for line security. The drag is also adjustable to suit your needs. This also comes with an aluminum handle and a rosewood knob. This reel will surely give you more than your money’s worth and surely won’t disappoint you.

Shimano Sedona FD Spinning Reel
Shimano Sedona FD Spinning Reel

Shimano® Sedona® FD Spinning Reel

Whether you’re going fishing along lakes or seas, this one won’t let you down. You can get the Shimano Sedona FD Spinning Reel in several sizes that are good for catches big and small. This one is made of durable yet lightweight graphite and features shielded ball bearings made of stainless steel that prevent reversing. It also features Dyna-balanced rotors that cut the shaking so you can haul up your catch easier. This one also has a cold-forged aluminum spool and a Fluidrive II system that allows for faster and more efficient hauling. In addition to that, it features a Propulsion Line Management System which includes a propulsion spool lip and the Power Roller® III – all designed to make fishing a lot more convenient and enjoyable.

Shimano Stradic FI Spinning Reel
Shimano Stradic FI Spinning Reel

Shimano® Stradic® FI Spinning Reel

When dealing with stubborn targets, what you need is something that will prove the tougher. This means reel will break the struggle of any catch with its heavy duty construction designed for faster and easier fishing. Its Paladin Gear Durability Enhancement feature promises great resistance to wearing and damages, its Aero Wrap II feature ensures the lines security and its Propulsion Line Management System prevents line tangling and knotting while making casting easier. This spinning reel also features a rust-proof aluminum frame and a durable graphite rotor. It also has a waterproof drag and an aluminum handle with Septon grips that makes it easier to use when the fishes tug. It is available in many different sizes suitable for different weights.

Okuma Avenger "A"Series Graphite Spining Reel
Okuma Avenger "A"Series Graphite Spining Reel

Okuma Avenger "A"Series Graphite Spining Reel

Catch those quick swimmers with a vengeance with the Okuma Avenger. This one isn’t called A-series for nothing. It features the Elliptical Oscillation System and gives you absolute smoothness for easy hauling with its 6 ball bearings made of rust-resistant stainless steel. It also has a quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing that keeps your line steady and secure. With the Hydro Block Watertight Drag Seal, you can also be sure that you’ll get top notch performance every time you go out to fish. It also features a precision cut brass pinion gear and slim yet sturdy blades and it is made of durable graphite too that guarantees a lifetime of outstanding service. You can avail of this spinning reel in many different sizes suitable for your different fishing requirements.

Gunnison 8 BB Spinning Reel
Gunnison 8 BB Spinning Reel

Gunnison 8 BB Spinning Reel

This thing is really as good as it looks and its also tough enough to last you for many years of more convenient and fun fishing. It provides the smoothest drag action with its 8 stainless steel ball bearings. Its brass gears, balanced rotor and felt drag washers soaked with oil also ensure easier and faster retrieval which you will need in order to ensure better chances of getting a great catch. These features are also advantageous in that you can act more efficiently and reduce the stress on your arms so you can spend more time doing what you love. This spinning reel comes with a one-year warranty and is available also in different sizes that are suitable for hauling different weights.


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