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#11755348 - 08/02/16 04:04 PM small bait baitcast reel
krawlin 47 Offline
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My budget is normally 200-300 bucks for a reel. I am looking for a reel to throw tiny finesse stuff on 8 or 10# line. Want to be able to launch 1/4 oz baits - any reels come to mind for this purpose?
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#11755362 - 08/02/16 04:15 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
Rhino68W Offline
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Registered: 11/06/14
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Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Shimano 50mg works great
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#11755373 - 08/02/16 04:22 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
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Registered: 01/09/04
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Loc: Highway 1
Daiwa Tatula CT is a great choice as well.

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#11755389 - 08/02/16 04:29 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Shimano Curado 70

Definitely this reel right here. I just got one last week for small finesse jigs and little paddle tails and man this reel rocks. It's specifically designed for finesse baits and light line. Super smooth retrieve, good drag system, and it's lightweight. I know you'll be happy with it.
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#11755639 - 08/02/16 07:02 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
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Shimano Scorpion 1000 or 1001 for lefties
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#11755925 - 08/02/16 09:35 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
CALIFORNIA KID Offline
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Registered: 11/30/12
Posts: 159
Loc: Arlington
I have a Shimano chronarch 51E for this exact purpose. 4-6 lb braid or 8lb mono is what I use with it on a 6'6 med. Great setup for 1/16 -1/4 oz baits. I drop shot with it too sometimes.

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#11755997 - 08/02/16 10:10 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
jacksonmj Offline
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Registered: 01/28/09
Posts: 635
Loc: Saginaw, TX
Shimano Calcutta 50 awesome really for small stuff!

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#11756008 - 08/02/16 10:17 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
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Registered: 02/29/08
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Loc: fort worth,texas
Daiwa zillion tws sv
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#11756064 - 08/02/16 11:01 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
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Registered: 10/12/09
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Loc: Grand Saline, Texas
Shimano Aldebaran 50
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#11756194 - 08/03/16 07:03 AM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
361V Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 4939
Loc: somervell county
I got a Diawa Pixy last year on EBay for $250 new. Not cheap but WAY cheaper than retail. I'm not much of a finesse fisherman but this thing will cast a bare hook!
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#11756354 - 08/03/16 08:36 AM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: Champion 221 Elite]
Matt Jackson Offline
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Registered: 03/18/09
Posts: 1230
Loc: Rockwall, Tx
Originally Posted By: Champion 201 DCR
Shimano Aldebaran 50


This you can find them cheaper from Japan.
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#11756446 - 08/03/16 09:15 AM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
jaw116 Offline
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Registered: 05/18/16
Posts: 83
Loc: Houston, TX
http://www.tacklewarehouse.com/13_Fishing_Concept_KP_Casting_Reel/descpage-KPR.html

This has actually dropped in price since the last time I checked!

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#11756463 - 08/03/16 09:22 AM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
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#11756499 - 08/03/16 09:46 AM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: krawlin 47]
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Get one of those Frozen setups, let me know how that works for ya... woot
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#11756715 - 08/03/16 12:08 PM Re: small bait baitcast reel [Re: RedSkeeter]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 9592
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Originally Posted By: RedSkeeter
Ken
Get one of those Frozen setups, let me know how that works for ya... woot


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