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 in this episode, we address everything you need to know about picking the correct spinning reel size.
Check it out below!
Spinning Reel Size Selection [VIDEO]
Spinning Reel Size Selection [PODCAST]
- IS YOUR SPINNING REEL REALLY MADE FOR SALTWATER? FIND OUT…
- ONE YEAR, ONE PADDLETAIL LURE, HUNDREDS OF SNOOK & REDFISH!!
Here’s a timestamped table of contents:
- 1:36 – Reel sizes aren’t always the real sizes…
- 3:22 – You are wasting so much money! (And we’ve all done it!)
- 4:23 – The weight of the reel is very important
- 4:49 – Spend more money on your rod over your reel
- 5:27 – Why Luke doesn’t use a 1000 size reel
- 6:17 – Think about the “Inches Per Turn” factor
- 7:59 – Don’t go by the number, go by the specs
- 9:07 – The Fuego 2500 versus the 3000
- 14:09 – You can get plenty of line on a 2500 for inshore fishing
- 15:49 – The 1000 size reels have this advantage
- 18:27 – Buying cheap reels to test
- 19:42 – Want to hear a podcast on wish.com reels?
- 21:56 – THE Daiwa Exist
- 25:06 – Even for big game fishing, you don’t have to spend a ton of money
- 28:59 – Always look at the specs (it’s not one-size-fits-all)
- 30:52 – The movie quote quiz is coming for The Simonds
- 35:11 – We quality control and here’s why
Here are some extra resources to help you choose the reel that’s right for you:
- HOW TO PROPERLY PAIR YOUR INSHORE SPINNING ROD & REEL
- KNOW YOUR REEL SIZES (PROS & CONS OF 1000 VS 2500 VS 3000 REELS)
And here’s the spinning reel that Luke and Capt. Hollywood recommend for tarpon season (plus some of our all-time favorites):
Please note: if any of these are sold out by the time you are reading this, simply click the Notify Me When Available button to get an alert when they are back in stock!
For years we used the wrong spinning reels.
Because we incorrectly thought we needed beefy spinning reels to fight inshore fish like big redfish, snook, trout, and tarpon.
I can’t even imagine how many fish we missed because we came in too overpowered for the situation.
So make sure you are choosing the right size reel for your inshore setup and what you are specifically targeting!
Have any questions about what reel size is right for you?
Want us to do a podcast on the cheap-o reels we’re testing??
Let me know down in the comments!
And if you know an angler that is having trouble picking out a spinning reel, please TAG or SHARE this with them!
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