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#10848539 - 05/16/15 10:03 AM Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed..
IdRaTherBeCasting Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/21/10
Posts: 338
Loc: rowlett tx
Hi-
Looking for a reel to fish mainly medium to deep diving crankbaits... and maybe the Alabama rig which i havent tried yet...and also maybe big spinnerbaits and swimbaits..

Leaning toward the Revo Winch or a Shimano but would like to see what you guys think.. putting it on a Falcom Cara MH Rod...
Budget for the reel is anything under $250
thanks..

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#10850338 - 05/17/15 09:34 AM Re: Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed.. [Re: IdRaTherBeCasting]
Ryan Somerville Offline
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Registered: 02/18/09
Posts: 302
Loc: Belleville Ontario Canada
I am running the revo winch this year and so far i love the winch. Shimano Curado I is plenty of reel for what you listed. The swimbait and A-rig part which size are you throwing for both? A-rig/swimbait needs it own rod and reel usually depending on the weight for throwing them. The ownly reason I went to Abu was because there the only reel brand that offer slower gear ratio in left hand.
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#10850644 - 05/17/15 01:00 PM Re: Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed.. [Re: IdRaTherBeCasting]
IdRaTherBeCasting Offline
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Registered: 05/21/10
Posts: 338
Loc: rowlett tx
dont think ill throw huge swimbaits or a rigs... glad you like the revo winch... found a good deal on one.. think I'll go with that.. thanks..

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#10865893 - 05/23/15 10:27 AM Re: Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed.. [Re: IdRaTherBeCasting]
Herb Peoples Offline
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Registered: 08/25/13
Posts: 25
Loc: Galt, Ca.
Originally Posted By: IdRaTherBeCasting
Hi-
Looking for a reel to fish mainly medium to deep diving crankbaits... and maybe the Alabama rig which i havent tried yet...and also maybe big spinnerbaits and swimbaits..

Leaning toward the Revo Winch or a Shimano but would like to see what you guys think.. putting it on a Falcom Cara MH Rod...
Budget for the reel is anything under $250
thanks..


The Revo Winch reel was made specifically for high resistant baits like big crankbaits, swimbaits, a-rigs etc. I use these reels for all of these techniques and love them. Also you might want to look into the Orra Winch reels. Both reels are very strong and also have very smooth and powerful drag systems in them. They also have wider spools so that they can hold more line.

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#10873595 - 05/26/15 03:37 PM Re: Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed.. [Re: IdRaTherBeCasting]
HunterFJ Offline
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Registered: 09/12/09
Posts: 158
Loc: Garland, TX
Revo Beast for the win!!

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#10932663 - 06/22/15 10:02 AM Re: Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed.. [Re: IdRaTherBeCasting]
IdRaTherBeCasting Offline
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Registered: 05/21/10
Posts: 338
Loc: rowlett tx
I bought a revo winch and it's awesome.. my friends really love it 2... but going to look into the revo beast for an extra reel later on and see what it's all about.. thanks for all the advice..

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#10935939 - 06/23/15 05:24 PM Re: Looking for new crankbait-alabama rig-swimbait reel Suggestions needed.. [Re: IdRaTherBeCasting]
coachmas Online   content
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Registered: 02/24/04
Posts: 2509
Loc: Back at Palestine
Revo winch and go look on EBay. The last 6 Revo gen 3 reels I have bough have all been brand new in the box and I have bought for 135-145 shipped to my house. Winch might be slightly higher at $155
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