Reels recommendations needed :)

ziller89
edited September 2016 in Reels
Hi Guys ! I would like to purchase a 10 bearing Reel at balance may be 5:1 or 6:1, 
is there any recommendations? 
what about 

- Tact-Pro

- Ryojin 


Is both of this reel localised?
im newbie btw ^^

  • Luke Maow Bear
    edited September 2016
    Can I suggest you buy a spinning reel and likely pick the Ryojin.

    An important part is:

    1/ What do you want to use the reel for? 

    2/ What's your budget? Under SGD$200?

    Get a spinning reel, load it with 10lb for starters, get a 20lb leader and start from there. 
  • SportAngler

    What kind of fishing do you do and what rod are you pairing wz.
    These also determine the size of the reel.

    BTW, more BB does not mean better cause the overall quality of the reel is more important.





  • Luke Maow Bear
    Yeah, that's a good point by @SportAngler, more ball bearings does not equate to a better reel.

    I am using a Shimano Stradic 1000 for my daily reel now and it's lower down the quality scale.
  • Michael Lim
    The number of bearings won't mean a thing if they are not of high quality makes.  Getting a good reel, has many factors.

    Smoothness
    Weight
    Drag strength
    Body construction (also the strength of the body)
    Gear ratio
    Line capacity

    All these play their part and you need to balance out how much you'd want to spend vs the mix of these qualities you are getting out of the reel.
  • ziller89
    edited September 2016
    Thanks guys , I actually bought 4000digi reel 7bearing with Abu Garcia heavy duty 6" rod
    , Friend says can go seaside play with this sets
  • SportAngler
    Good luck and tight lines.

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