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Fishing Reels

Angler’s Gear is always looking for the best possible product for you; the complete angler. Whether you are traversing small streams for trout or moving onto the open saltwater for big pelagic fish, we are working hard to find the tools you need to find the success you want.

Most anglers will start their experiences with a spincast reel and for good reason. The spincast is easy to use and teaches the fundamentals of the angling experience. After a time, it will make sense to move up to better reels, specifically open face and bait casting.

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Shimano Thunnus Baitrunner Spinning Reel

12 Best Freshwater Spinning Reels

The beautiful thing about freshwater fishing is that it is all around you. For example, the state of Nebraska is triple land locked. There are at least three states that buffer Nebraska from any saltwater. It would make sense, then, that those who live in Nebraska are not likely to do much saltwater fishing on a regular basis.

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Shimano Syncopate Spinning Reel

Best 5 Shimano Ultralight Reels

Angler’s Gear is all about the complete fishing experience from the smallest trout to large, pelagic fish. Day and day out, however, most people are not going to be chasing blue marlin, big eye tuna or other huge species. Most are much more likely to fish smaller waters and considerably smaller fish.

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Shimano reel

How Does A Spinning Reel Work

Angler’s Gear has this piece for you specifically on the spinning reel and will likely have additional pieces about the other reel types. Be sure to check in regularly, and find out what excellent options and reviews we have for you.

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Shimano Corvalus

Shimano Corvalus – A Quality Bait Casting Reel For Every Angler

Angler’s Gear is always looking for the best possible product for you; the complete angler. Whether you are traversing small streams for trout or moving onto the open saltwater for big pelagic fish, we are working hard to find the tools you need to find the success you want.

Most anglers will start their experiences with a spincast reel and for good reason. The spincast is easy to use and teaches the fundamentals of the angling experience. After a time, it will make sense to move up to better reels, specifically open face and bait casting.

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Shimano Thunnus Baitrunner Spinning Reel

Shimano Saltwater Spinning Reel

It is the Shimano saltwater reels we want to discuss specifically this time around. Keep in mind as you read and consider your choices in reels – some of the reels featured in this piece do have a steep sticker price.

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Shimano Saragosa 8000

Shimano Saragosa 8000 – For Quality Saltwater Fishing Experiences

Now in its eighth year, the Shimano Saragosa 8000 continues to be one of the better saltwater options for the angler in search of pelagic fish. Angler’s Gear would think by now the Shimano corporation would have updated the reel at least to some degree, but this may be a case of ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t try to fix it.’ Continue reading to find out what this is the case for this particular Shimano spinning reel.

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Shimano Stella

Shimano Stella SW Spinning Reel Reviews

There are times when quality trumps everything. In the case of fishing gear of quality, the Shimano Stella ranks at the top of the list.
For the saltwater angler and reader of Angler’s Gear, the Shimano Stella leads the world in all of the elements that make for an outstanding saltwater reel.

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The Shimano Stradic FL

What is the Best Spinning Reel for the Money?

The best does not mean the most expensive.

For example, there are some reels commercially available that will go into the thousands of dollars but are completely sealed.  Unless you send the reel back to the manufacturer, you cannot perform routine maintenance.  If you try, you may void a warranty.

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