Saltwater Fishing Reels

This page shows a variety of articles and videos covering specific reels for targeting our favorite saltwater fish.

To see the all-encompassing review that explains which reel is the best overall value based on performance (without any influence from reel manufacturers),  go to this page:

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Full List OF Fishing Reel Reviews & Experiments:

13 Fishing Concept TX 2 Baitcasting Reel NOW In Our Shop!

The 13 Fishing Concept TX 2 Baitcasting Reel is now available in the Salt Strong Tackle Shop! This is innovative and unique...
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Penn Authority Overview (Best Saltwater Reel At iCast 2022)

I got the chance to meet up with Capt. Jot Owens at iCast 2022 to give you guys a Penn Authority Overview! This is a new reel...
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Which Is The Better Reel: Daiwa BG or BG MQ?

The Daiwa BG or BG MQ??? Which way should you go? We had the chance to speak with Mark Mills of Daiwa at iCast 2022!!...
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THIS Is My New Favorite Reel For Nearshore Fishing

After a bunch of nearshore and offshore fishing trips this summer, I found my favorite reel for nearshore fishing!! This reel has proven...
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Is The Daiwa Ballistic MQ The Best Inshore Reel In Its Class?

A whole shipment of Daiwa Ballistic MQ spinning reels just came into the shop!! The Daiwa Ballistic MQ LT 2500D-XH has been a highly...
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Is There An All-In-One Spinning Reel For Inshore Anglers?

Is there an all-in-one spinning reel for inshore anglers? Can ONE reel tackle all of the inshore fishing scenarios we may find ourselves...
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3 Things You Should Know Before Buying A Heavy Duty Spinning Reel

What must you absolutely know before buying a heavy duty spinning reel for big game fish? Are there specific features that a reel needs to...
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Gomexus Spinning Reel Power Handles Review

Are you familiar with Gomexus Spinning Reel Power Handles? Have you ever heard of a power handle before? Gomexus is...
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Daiwa Coastal SV TW 150XS Baitcast Review

We're back from the Salt Strong Reel Room for the Daiwa Coastal SV TW Review!! This reel comes packed with a lot of different features...
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Best Overall Value Lightweight Inshore Spinning Reels

In this video, we’ll be discussing the top lightweight inshore spinning reels that don’t break the bank!!! Four different reels from the three main reel...
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$200 Inshore Spinning Reel Comparison (Shimano VS. Penn VS. Daiwa)

The top $200 spinning reels comparison is here!!! $200 spinning reels have proven to be extremely popular amongst inshore saltwater anglers. But, of the top...
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Inside The Top $200 Spinning Reels (Shimano VS. Penn VS. Daiwa)

Are you struggling to find a spinning reel to tackle all of your inshore fishing needs? Check out the top $200 spinning reels comparison...
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Which Daiwa ‘MQ’ Series Reel Is Right For You? (BG or Saltist or Ballistic?)

Which Daiwa ‘MQ’ Series Spinning Reel is right for YOU? Which one of these three will fit your fishing needs: the BG, Saltist, or Ballistic?...
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Is The Daiwa BG MQ The Best Reel For Inshore Fishing?

Is the Daiwa BG MQ the best spinning reel for inshore saltwater fishing? What sets this reel apart from all other spinning reels? The BG MQ...
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Daiwa BG MQ VS. Daiwa Saltist MQ

What are the main differences between the Daiwa BG MQ and the Saltist MQ? Is one reel “better” than the other? Check out this side-by-side...
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