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#11360267 - 01/21/16 08:54 AM Large Crank Baits Reel Suggestion
Dave Sr Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 2
I love to throw large Crank Baits (Strike King 10Xd) and those large Swim Baits (Deps 175) but after a short time I am wore out. talking with Rick and Derrick at Anglers Pro Tackle in North Richland Hills they suggested I might try the Shimano Curado 300E. This Reel with its 6.2:1 gear ratio, over size handle and the variable braking system made all the differences. I can now throw these baits a country mile and retrieve them all day. If you like throwing these type baits you may want to give this reel a try. Dave Sr

#11390741 - 02/04/16 01:12 AM Re: Large Crank Baits Reel Suggestion [Re: Dave Sr]
TXwelder Offline

Registered: 11/28/15
Posts: 233
Loc: Arlington,Texas
I have a shimano curdo g5 size 200 greeniw spool 5.5.1 I'm selling. What I started off with. But no I throw bb1 pros 6.4.1 ratio talking about casting a mile Long an set it up just right cast it thumbless!!!(:👍👍👍
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#11391529 - 02/04/16 11:18 AM Re: Large Crank Baits Reel Suggestion [Re: Dave Sr]
musiclife_7 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/07/14
Posts: 1298
Loc: Wylie, TX
Go with a Lews BB1 in 5:3:1 or a Revo Winch in 5:1:1....

#11391542 - 02/04/16 11:21 AM Re: Large Crank Baits Reel Suggestion [Re: Dave Sr]
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Registered: 02/28/04
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Loc: Flower Mound, TX
You need a 5:1:1 retrieve.

#11392344 - 02/04/16 04:12 PM Re: Large Crank Baits Reel Suggestion [Re: Dave Sr]
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Registered: 10/07/14
Posts: 361
Loc: athens tx
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