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:

Daiwa Tatula SV TW Baitcast Review: Pros & Cons For Saltwater Anglers

Can you use a baitcast reel for inshore saltwater fishing? The pros and cons of the Daiwa SV TW Baitcasting Reel for saltwater anglers are...
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The Truth About Inshore Spinning Reel Sizes (Are They All The Same?)

Are all spinning reel sizes the same size? If they are the same model, aren't they the same size? The truth is...
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You’ve Got To See The Inner Workings Of A Sealed Spinning Reel

Have you ever seen the inner workings of a spinning reel? If you know where the seals are inside of your reel, you can prevent...
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The Two Different Types Of Spinning Reel Handles

Do you know how to move the handle of your spinning reel to the other side? And do you know the difference between the two types? If you...
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The Daiwa Eliminator Spinning Reel Review (Pros, Cons, & Features)

If you're on the market for a new spinning reel at an affordable price, the Daiwa Eliminator series of spinning reels may be the perfect...
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The New Daiwa Saltist MQ Reel Review (Pros & Cons)

Have you heard about the new Daiwa Saltist MQ reel? It's super durable and will stand up to the harshest conditions but if you don't have...
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The Best Affordable Spinning Reel For Big Tarpon And Sharks

Are you looking for an affordable big game spinning reel? The Daiwa BG 4500 packs a punch and you won't believe how much it...
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What Is The Best Spinning Reel Size For Your Inshore Setup

Are you using the wrong spinning reel size for your rod, line, and species? Chances are good that you might be making this mistake. So...
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The New Daiwa Saltist MQ Wins Best Saltwater Reel At ICast

Want to know the features of the newly awarded "Best Saltwater Reel" at ICast? And is this spinning reel right for you? Find out...
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Daiwa Ballistic MQ LT Reveal & Breakdown At ICast

The new Daiwa Ballistic MQ was revealed at iCast this week. We're breaking down the specs, what's new, and why this reel may be your next...
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Daiwa Ballistic Reel Review (One Year Of On-The-Water Performance)

Could the Daiwa Ballistic inshore spinning reel be the strongest and lightest on the market? There are many features that make this one of...
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Inshore Saltwater Fishing Equipment Cheat Sheet [Rods, Reels, Lines, & Lures]

See the cheat sheet lessons showing the best fishing equipment for catching redfish, seatrout, snook, and flounder from inshore fisheries.
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Daiwa BG Vs. Daiwa BG MQ (Which One Is For You?)

Is the Daiwa BG MQ really worth the extra cost over the Daiwa BG? There are many features that set these two reels apart but the biggest...
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Daiwa Certate LT Reel Review (Pros, Cons, & Who It’s For)

Looking for a top-of-the-line inshore spinning reel? The Daiwa Certate LT spinning reel will perform and last a lifetime if...
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Daiwa Legalis LT Reel Review (Pros, Cons, & Who It’s For)

Are you looking for a lightweight, durable, and very affordable inshore spinning reel? The Daiwa Legalis LT starts at just under...
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