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#10877474 - 05/28/15 01:05 AM Best $200 reel?
ISED8U Offline
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Registered: 05/22/15
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Looking at the LEWS TOURNAMENT PRO but not sold on it. Was going to buy 2 reels so if two different types or model advise will be great. Will be fishing Large Mouth Bass. Peacocks and some inland tarpon.
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#10885676 - 05/31/15 04:38 PM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
Streetwalker Offline
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Registered: 02/28/13
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Loc: Kaufman...kind of.
I've got a bevy of the Lew's BB1 Pro reels. Planning on picking up at least one more. If you shop around you can get them for about $150-$160.
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#10886683 - 06/01/15 07:19 AM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
BrianTx01 Offline
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Registered: 04/13/09
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Loc: Fort Worth
I think you could use some line capacity for tarpon. Maybr a Abu 6500C3 or perhaps a 6600C4 if you are going to be casting a great deal.
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#10886787 - 06/01/15 08:06 AM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
slshaneus Offline
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Registered: 03/05/10
Posts: 375
lews inshore is what you want

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#10888247 - 06/01/15 05:10 PM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
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The best 200 dollar reel I know is 28 Zebco 404s at 7 dollars apiece
Equals 196 dollars.

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#10889222 - 06/02/15 02:50 AM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
newbiefisher Offline
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Registered: 09/25/12
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Love my Lew's BB1 Pros
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#10889812 - 06/02/15 10:35 AM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
Desert Angler Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/11/13
Posts: 171
Loc: Midland Texas
Lews BB1 pro. With out question

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#10889860 - 06/02/15 10:56 AM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
Steven Hennige Offline
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Registered: 02/25/15
Posts: 50
Loc: kingston,ontario
After all the positive reviews i had heard the last 3 years or so about lews.
i went out and bought a hand full of them... after a week of pre-fish and a 2 day tournament, listed and sold them on a local fishing forum. Really nothing special to me. Needless to say found out after, that some of the reviews i was reading where written by 15 year old kids, on there pro staff..
Not a bad reel, but not what i expect to pay $200 for.


Duckett 320 or the daiwa tatula (pick a version) or Shimano Chronarch CI4 ($220 ish on ebay)
Do own and love all of these, i am absolutely in love with the daiwa t-wing, they are my favorite reel i own.
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#10890289 - 06/02/15 01:32 PM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
Duckcreek Davy Offline
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Registered: 05/12/03
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Loc: Wylie, TX. USA
Originally Posted By: ISED8U
Will be fishing Large Mouth Bass. Peacocks and some inland tarpon.


I am so freakin' jealous! flame
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#10890330 - 06/02/15 01:42 PM Re: Best $200 reel? [Re: ISED8U]
Duckcreek Davy Offline
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Registered: 05/12/03
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Loc: Wylie, TX. USA
Tell you what, find the SOB that stole a bunch of my stuff a while back. I'm sure he'd trade you a nice reel like a Calcutta 300 or a Penn 320 GTI just to name a few for say....a rock of crack. splat

But seriously, keep an eye on the TFF classified fishing section for good used super tuned reels. They'll last you a life time. Like Steven said, the Shimano Chronarch is a good choice as is the Calcutta, and the Curado. The Abu Revo comes to mind too.
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