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Penn Battle III DX Spinning Reels

Penn Battle III DX Spinning Reels

$149.95

Quantum 2020 Accurist Baitcasting Reels

Quantum 2020 Accurist Baitcasting Reels

$109.99

Penn Battle III Spinning Reels

Penn Battle III Spinning Reels

$139.95

Shimano 2021 Twin Power SW Spinning Reels

Shimano 2021 Twin Power SW Spinning Reels

$569.99

Shimano 2021 Spheros SW Spinning Reels

Shimano 2021 Spheros SW Spinning Reels

$179.99

Penn Pursuit IV Spinning Reels

Penn Pursuit IV Spinning Reels

$59.99

Accurate Tern 2 Star Drag Reels

Accurate Tern 2 Star Drag Reels

$399.99

Daiwa Lexa TW Baitcasting Reels

Daiwa Lexa TW Baitcasting Reels

$349.99

Shimano Curado 300 K Low Profile Baitcasting Reels

Shimano Curado 300 K Low Profile Baitcasting Reels

$209.99

Shimano Curado BFS Baitcasting Reels

Shimano Curado BFS Baitcasting Reels

$199.99

Penn Slammer IV DX Spinning Reels

Penn Slammer IV DX Spinning Reels

$309.95

Avet MXL 5.8 Avetstar Star Drag Reels

Avet MXL 5.8 Avetstar Star Drag Reels

$404.99

Shimano 2020 Saragosa SWA Spinning Reels

Shimano 2020 Saragosa SWA Spinning Reels

$259.99

Daiwa 2021 Prorex TWS Baitcasting Reels

Daiwa 2021 Prorex TWS Baitcasting Reels

$319.99

Daiwa Certate SW Spinning Reels

Daiwa Certate SW Spinning Reels

$649.99

Penn Slammer IV Spinning Reels

Penn Slammer IV Spinning Reels

$279.95

Shimano SLX DC Baitcasting Reels

Shimano SLX DC Baitcasting Reels

$189.99

Daiwa 2020 Saltiga Spinning Reels

Daiwa 2020 Saltiga Spinning Reels

$999.99

Avet MXJ 5.8 Avetstar Star Drag Reels

Avet MXJ 5.8 Avetstar Star Drag Reels

$393.99

Penn Clash II Spinning Reels

Penn Clash II Spinning Reels

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Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Baitcasting Reels

Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Baitcasting Reels

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Reels

Fishing Reels: How to Choose the Right One for You

Fishing Reels

Fishing reels are incredibly important if you are looking to catch fish! Makes sense. At J&H Tackle, we offer a huge selection of fishing reels from your favorite reel manufacturers like Penn, Shimano, Van Staal, Avet, Daiwa, Okuma, Accurate, Quantum and more! If you are looking to buy a fishing reel, there is no better place than J&H. You will not find another website with more information about fishing reels!

This includes hundreds of fishing reel videos and all the specs you need to choose the right fishing reel for you! At J&H we sell fishing reels at the best price. We have a price match feature and if you find a better price somewhere else, please contact us and we will match it. Speaking of fishing reel prices, we have a wide range of price points. You don't have to spend a lot to get a lot.

You can get a high-quality fishing reel cheap. We are talking under $150 for a reel that is lightweight, powerful, and corrosion-resistant. Manufacturers are putting a lot of technology into fishing reels that are less than $150. If you are looking for a higher quality spinning reel with more features, we have a lot of them. There are several options in every budget! If price is not a factor and you'd like to fish with the best fishing reel money can buy, we've got them all!

 

How to pick the perfect spinning reel for your fishing needs?

Saltwater Spinning Reel

A great question and one we hear a lot! Picking the perfect spinning reel can be difficult because there are so many choices out there. The first thing you need to do is decide what type of fish you will be targeting. This is important because it will help determine the size, weight, and drag of the reel you need.

For example, if you are targeting small panfish, you will need a smaller, lighter reel than if you were targeting largemouth bass. Once you know what type of fish you will be targeting, you can start narrowing down your choices.

The size of the spinning reel is important because it needs to be able to handle the line and lures you will be using. If you are using a light line and small lures, you can get away with a smaller spinning reel. If you are using a heavier line and larger lures, you will need a larger reel. The weight of the reel is also important.

A heavier spinning reel is usually better for casting and fishing in windy conditions. Lighter spinning reels are easier to carry around and less tiring to use. The drag of the reel is important because it needs to be able to handle the fish you are targeting. If you are targeting small fish, you can get away with a lighter drag. If you are targeting larger fish, you will need a heavier drag.

When you are looking at spinning reels, pay attention to the gear ratio. The gear ratio is the number of times the spool revolves for each turn of the handle. A higher ratio means the spool will revolve more times for each turn of the handle, which is good for fast retrieves. A lower ratio means the spool will revolve fewer times for each turn of the handle, which is good for slow retrieves or when fishing in heavy cover.

The material the reel is made out of is also important. Graphite is a popular choice because it is lightweight and corrosion-resistant. Aluminum is another popular choice because it is strong and durable.

Spincast reels also known as closed-face reels are easy to use and are a good choice for beginners. They are not as popular as spinning reels but they do have their place for beginners and children.

 

The Benefits of a Baitcasting Reel

Penn Baitcasting Reel

A baitcasting reel is a type of fishing reel that is mounted on the top of the rod. The line is cast by using a thumb-operated spool release. Baitcasting reels are popular with experienced anglers because they offer more control and accuracy when casting. They are also good for fishing in heavy cover and windy conditions.

Baitcasting reels are a bit more challenging to use than spinning reels but once you use it for a while it becoms second nature. They require more practice to master the techniques of casting and setting the drag. 

If you are an experienced angler who is looking for more control and accuracy when casting, a baitcasting reel is a good choice for you. If you are a beginner, you might want to start with a spinning reel. A good baitcast reel can cost upwards of $150. But, you don't need to spend that much to get a quality reel. There are several great options under $150. For bottom fishing, a lightweight baitcaster is ideal. They weigh a lot less than a traditional round reel and nowadays have internals strong enough to handle the abuse of catching big fish after big fish.

 

Saltwater Reels for Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater Fishing Reel

Saltwater reels are a type of fishing reel that is designed for use in saltwater. Many reels are made from materials that are resistant to corrosion, such as stainless steel, aluminum, and titanium.

Many good fishing reels also have features that make them ideal for use in saltwater, such as sealed bearings and o-rings to keep out sand and grit, and anodized finishes to resist corrosion. Daiwa uses a magseal magnetic oil to keep out the elements.

Some of the most popular types of reels include spinning reels, baitcasting reels and conventional reels.

A good fishing reel has a powerful drag system. If you are fishing for larger fish, such as marlin, tuna, or shark, you will need a reel with a powerful drag system. The drag is the mechanism that controls how much pressure is put on a fish when you are hooked up and it is pulling on your line.

A good drag system should be able to handle the weight of the fish you are targeting and the type of line you are using.

Some of the best fishing reels have a star drag system that allows you to adjust the drag using a star shaped control on the side of the reel. Others have a lever drag system that allows to you to set a range of drag in advance, giving you more control over the amount of drag.

If you are having trouble finding the right fishing reel for you, please contact us. We love talking with our customers and will help you choose the best fishing reel for you. We believe that J&H Tackle is the best place for you to buy fishing reels online or in the shop. We go out of our way to have a large inventory of all the latest fishing reels at the best prices! Please reach out to us if we can make your fishing reel buying experience better.