Dona Shaffer Fishing Reel December 15th, 2017 - 11:11:21
A fishing reel is the mechanical device devised to be fitted at the handle end of the fishing rod onto which the line is wound. These reels come in three types including: Spin Cast Reel, Open Face Spinning Reel and Bait Casting Reel. Fishing reels are more desirable these as it speed up the ball bearings than and make the task more easy for the anglers. While choosing a reel for you, the most important thing is to remember that while you use it, it must feel "smooth." Fishermen are offered with an array of fishing reels to choose from and there are quite a few manufacturers making them. They come in different sizes and shapes. These reels are discussed briefly below:
Spare spools are handy if you intend to fish with a range of lines - floating, intermediate and sinking lines are the most popular. For this reason, most manufacturers include at least one spare spool as part of the package. If you buy a reel that is about to be discontinued, play safe and buy a couple of extra spools, as manufacturers may only keep spare spools few years after a reel has been discontinued. The big advantage of large arbor reels is that there are fewer coils in the fly line, and the coils are looser. This means that the loops forming in a fly line with time are fewer, eventually even eliminated by the stretching action of the line. The down side is that you cannot get as much backing on to a large arbour reel. Some manufacturers (such as Cortland) supply both standard and large arbour spools.
Fishing reels as we know today -the cylindrical device that is attached to a fishing rod and used in winding the line, came into picture around 1650 AD in England and by the 1760s, it gained popularity. Today fishing reels come according to specific types of fishing- spinning reels, bait casting, fly fishing, surf casting, and bait feeder reels. Anglers choose a reel that most complements their fishing technique and brings out the best results. However, unlike other tackle manufacturers, Bait box does not believe in entry level or beginner range. All the reels, no matter what size come packed with quality deserving of fishermen of every level. Most of these so called entry level reels have 1 - 3 bearings and are constructed at minimal cost but are sold in relatively higher price when the quality and performance of the reel is taken into account. Along with the quality, we also make sure the Bait box fishing reels are good looking reels.
Fly fishing reels are a more basic designed reel with few moving parts. They can be found with an open or closed spool design. Having an open spool will allow the line to dry much quicker, and as a result, will weigh noticeably less. Fly reels come in a standard size and large arbor designs. The larger arbor designed reels tend to pull the line in faster and could come in handy on larger bodies of water. These reels also may have interchangeable spools and have the capability of moving the handle from one side to the other. The drag system is an important factor and can have a cork, disk or click design. Enclosed drags normally last longer. You also want to make sure the drag is easily adjusted.