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:

Master reel review post for Insider Club Members

Note: This Master Reel Review page is for Insider Club members only.

Full List OF Fishing Reel Reviews & Experiments:

This Is How The Pros Pick Out The Perfect Offshore Reel (VIDEO)

Want to see how the full-time charter guides pick out the best offshore reels inside a store? Then you've got to see this new tip from Capt. Dylan Hubbard.
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Daiwa Fuego LT Reel Review [Top Pros and Cons Video]

Have you tried this new reel? Luke Simonds provides his indepdent review of the Daiwa Fuego LT Reel and gives you his top pros and cons for this reel.
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Shimano Nasci Reel Review (Pros, Cons and Video)

See what the pros and cons of the Shimano Nasci Reel, how it performs on the water and what you should know before purchasing this fishing reel.
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Shimano Stradic Ci4 Spinning Reel Review [Pros & Cons]

Want to see the pros and cons of the Shimano Stradic Ci4 spinning reel? Then check this out. You'll also see how the newer Ci4 model compares to the older Ci4.
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How To Properly Balance Your Rod & Reel To Save Energy While Fishing

For those of us who do a lot of casting while out on the water, it's essential to know these rod balancing tricks to save energy. Because every bit of energy saved will keep us at our peak performance level for a much longer time, and that can be an absolute game-changer on longer trips.
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Here’s The Proper Way To Pair An Inshore Rod & Reel [VIDEO]

Want to know the tricks to make sure you have the perfect rod and reel combo? Don't make the mistake of pairing it incorrectly. Check out these pairing tips.
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Daiwa BG 2500 Spinning Reel Independent Review (On-The-Water Performance)

Want to see an unbiased review of the new Daiwa BG 2500 spinning reel? Then check out this post revealing the pros and cons of this popular reel.
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How To AVOID Wind Knots and Tangles With Braided Line

Want to discover 14 tips to help eliminate wind knots, tangles, and frustration with braided line? Then check out this ultimate wind knot post
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Florida Fishing Products Reel Review [Osprey 3000 Analysis]

Want an independent review of Florida Fishing Company's Osprey 3000 spinning reel? This post is for you. You'll see its performance metrics vs. other reels.
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What’s The Proper Drag Tension For A Fishing Reel?

An improperly set drag tension is one of the biggest causes of trophy fish getting off, so make sure you properly set your drag as shown in this article.
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