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Fishing Reel s should be replaced every 5 to 7 years. Failure to replace a hose can result in water leakage or a hose break which can result in substantial water damage to your home. Checking for dry rot or crimping that can lead to leaks is an important home maintenance task. The following Fishing Reel s are built to last many years before needing replacement. They are also designed to reduce cracks and tears due to crimping.

Most Popular Fishing Reel


5/5 Product Rating

The Penn-Battle-Line-Capacity-Bearings/dp/B00474KYO2 is a salt water spinning reel. The 15/220 line has a capacity 6+1 with bearings 5.6:1 retrieval ratio. The reel has a metal body with a side plate. The large spool can accommodate a mono or braid line and is large enough to carry large amounts of line. The Penn-Battle-Line-Capacity-Bearings keeps the fishing line in precise alignment even when pulling in a heavy catch. The HT-100TM drag produces a smooth drag for more efficient control of the line. The spool is made of anodized aluminum. The main shaft is made of stainless steel. The Penn-Battle-Line-Capacity-Bearings also includes a Techno-balanced rotor which provides smooth retrievals with no backing needed. The included backing provides for efficient use of a braided line. There is a rubber gasket which keeps the line from slipping. It is a terrific saltwater reel and can handle the size of ocean fish along with a long casting distance of around 150 yards.

  • Large spool that can accommodate both mono and braided line
  • HT-100TM for a smooth drag
  • Spool is anodized aluminum where the shaft is stainless steel
  • Salt water reel
  • Techno-balanced rotor for smooth retrieval

Best Overall Fishing Reel


4.9/5 Product Rating

The Shimano-Sedona-240-200-160/dp/B001Q4Y9MYspinning reel is made for saltwater fishing. It comes with propulsion Line Management System. A propulsion spool lip and a Power Roller III S-arm cam is also included. The Shimano-Sedona-240-200-160 is built for variable speed oscillation and has slow oscillation on 500 size. The steel ball bearings are made of stainless steel construction. There is also a lightweight graphite frame, side plate and motor. This creates a very lightweight reel, which does heavy duty fishing. The spool is made of cold forged aluminum. The Shimano-Sedona-240-200-160 has a rubber handle which provides a solid grip on the reel for easier retrieval. The reel is designed to handle mono lines, fluorocarbon lines along with PowerPro lines. The reel is built for long range casting, smooth retrieval with low drag for a smooth fishing experience.

  • Saltwater reel
  • Propulsion line management system
  • Stainless steel construction
  • Lightweight graphite frame
  • Accommodates mono, fluorocarbon and PowerPro fishing lines

Best Budget Fishing Reel


4.6/5 Product Rating

The Okuma-ABF-40-Avenger-Baitfeeder-Spinning reel is a very versatile and affordable bait casting reel. The Okuma comes with a patented bait feeding system. The system can be engaged or turned off, at the turn of a handle, allowing you to have better control of your fishing line. This allows the line to run when a fish takes a bite. The spool disengages and allows the line to run without opening the bail. Once the hook is set, the spool and drag system will be engaged with minimum drag for retrieval. The Okuma-ABF-40-Avenger-Baitfeeder-Spinning reel has 6 stainless steel ball bearings and a lightweight graphite body that is corrosion resistant. There is also one quick set roller bearing that is anti-reverse. The handle is made of die cast aluminum and it has a patented S-curve oscillating system. The RESII provides a computer balanced rotor equalizing system. It also comes with a 1 year warranty.

  • Patented Bait Feeding System
  • 6 stainless steel ball bearings
  • Lightweight graphite body that is corrosion resistant
  • Die cast aluminum handle and patented S-Curve Oscillating system
  • 1 year warranty

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