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Baitcasting Reels

Baitcasting reels for sale at J & H include the manufacturers Abu Garcia, Daiwa, Lew’s, Okuma, Pflueger, Quantum and Shimano.  The different between baitcasting reels to buy online and spinning reels is that baitcasting reels are typically used only for salt water, for anglers who are going after big bass, catfish, muskie or northern pike.

Baitcasting reel prices are representative of the quality needed in you reel. The heavier the fish you set your sights on, the more sophisticated your reel needs to be. Like most technology today, baitcasting reels for cheap prices perform well for the most part. But if you are a serious fisherman, you’ll find that top of the line reels will last longer and enable you to catch heavier fish.

Baitcasting reels for sale online require more skill than other types of reels. That’s why most beginning fishermen usually start out with spinning reels, and once they feel they’ve mastered that reel, they will move on to baitcasting reels, cheap or expensive, because of the greater power these reels provide. Baitcasting reels require heavier line and a heavier rod.

If you decide you’re ready for baitcasting reels to buy online, be aware that you will need to practice with your new rod and baitcasting reel for a lot longer time than was the case with the spinning reel! There’s a technique to it that must be mastered in order to prevent what’s called a “backlash” which will result in a tangled fishing line. Once you get the hang of it you’ll be impressed with its speed and the length you can cast, but it does take some getting used to.

Baitcasting reels prices reflect what material the reel is made of, and what metal the gears inside the reel consist of. The type of handle can also affect baitcasting reels from cheap to expensive. Spinning reels will typically have a single handle, and that can be paddle shaped or an ergonomic knob, or even a ball. Baitcasting reels for sale will typically have two paddle handles.

Many enthusiastic anglers will have both spinning reels and baitcasting reels and rods, depending on what type of fishing and what type of environment they are in.  As with any type of fishing, the more time you spend practicing, the better able you will be to handle any type of fish on your line.

The baitcasting reels for sale offered by J & H feature the top brands in the industry. If you have any questions about baitcasting reels, check out your Youtube videos, or drop us a line. We are happy to answer all your questions.