Top 5 Shimano conventional reels

Shimano Tiagra 80WA

I love Shimano reels.

I’ve already reviewed their saltwater reels in my Best Shimano Saltwater Reels post, however, saltwater reels and conventional reels are on different planets.

Shimano Stella 8000 Review And Tested

The Stella 8000, or Shimano Stella 8000 SW spinning reel, is, as the name implies, one of the Stella flagship fishing reels series. It has been released in 2019 and takes part in the Shimano’s Stella lineup.

7 Best Bank Fishing Rod Holders

When fishing from the bank it’s good to be able to relax and enjoy your time, not having to work too hard at sitting there holding your rod. Having a Bank Fishing Rod Rack holder will help support your fishing rod so you can sit back, chat with your friends or watch the wildlife around you without having that constant mental strain of holding onto the fishing tackle.

Best Underspin Reel Reviewed

Zebco Bullet Spincast Fishing Reel

Although underspin reels are not new in this sport they have become increasingly popular in recent times with their ability to cast further and land with less force onto the bank. They also make fishing for certain species of fish much easier. The most widely known example of this is Tench fishing where underspin reels are favored amongst anglers because they can be used more effectively on Tench who tend to bury themselves into the mud at the bottom of ponds, lakes, etc…

Best Baitcast Reel Under 100

Bait cast reels are designed to do something different than spinning reels. The baitcasting reel is built with a level wind that plays outline with minimum or no backlash when the angler sets the hook in his fish of choice. Baitcasting reels are also equipped with anti-backlash mechanisms making them far more efficient than regular spinning reels.

7 Best Anti Backlash Baitcaster Reels Reviewed!

Intro: What is a baitcaster backlash? How do you adjust a Baitcaster to fix the anti-reverse system? What causes a Birdnest on a baitcasting reel? How can I prevent my feeder fishing rod from Birdnesting when I cast it out? How do you shorten your line on an open-face baitcasting reel when you are using it for feeder fishing?
In this review, we will be highlighting the 12 best baitcaster combos on the market today. Please keep reading to discover which one might suit your needs best!

10 Best Spinning Reels for Trout (2022) on the Market

Trout fishing is a very popular sport worldwide and it’s not hard to see why. It can be done in both fresh and saltwater, the fish are plentiful and often sizable, and you don’t need to invest too much money into your equipment nor do you need to be an expert angler to have fun.

Shimano Vanford Review – A New Or A Renew Shimano?

Shimano Vanford Review

The Shimano Vanford is an all-new series launched in 2020. This is an ultra-light, spinning reel. It is a relatively small reel, weighing in at only ~6 ounces. Despite the size of the reel, it has been designed with features to enhance fishing performance and longevity.

Best Fishing Reel

How many times have you spent a full day on the water and returned home with nothing to show for it? It happens to everyone, even those considered professional anglers.