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#11954472 - 11/28/16 06:57 AM Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas.
sight fisher Offline
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Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 598
Loc: Lufkin, Texas
I am looking at getting my dad a Lew's reel for Christmas. My budget is no more than $150. He just needs a good general reel for bass fishing.


Edited by sight fisher (11/28/16 07:01 AM)

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#11954516 - 11/28/16 07:27 AM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
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Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
Tournament MB for sure.

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#11954517 - 11/28/16 07:28 AM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life)]
SoCal Tom Online   content
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Registered: 04/10/07
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Loc: Garland, TX
Originally Posted By: Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life)
Tournament MB for sure.


X2. 139 and 20% off at TW right now

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#11954598 - 11/28/16 08:11 AM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
Bulletman99 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 92
Loc: South Texas
Check out this website---At times they have some really good deals on Lews reels.

www.inventorycheap.com
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#11955200 - 11/28/16 02:12 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
brennansgrandpa Offline
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Registered: 04/06/08
Posts: 319
Go to the Academy website - they have a special on Lews reels-reg. $119.99 on sale for $69.99. You can get him two reels within your price range and he will love them. I have several and they never let me down!
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#11955287 - 11/28/16 03:04 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
wyatt c Offline
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Registered: 10/12/16
Posts: 75
Loc: abilene, tx
the lews tournament laser reels are great. my favorite reels in the lews lineup. theyre 69$ right now from 129. completely worth it. just picked my third one up!
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#11955433 - 11/28/16 04:26 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
FXfromTx Offline
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Registered: 11/01/16
Posts: 5
Check out the Lew's Laser Pro Speed Spool at Cabela's. Regular $130. On Sale for $69.99 right now with free shipping. You could get him two with that $150 budget.
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#11956208 - 11/29/16 06:02 AM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
sight fisher Offline
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Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 598
Loc: Lufkin, Texas
Thanks guys, I will check it out.

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#11956792 - 11/29/16 12:16 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: SoCal Tom]
Scagnetti Offline
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Registered: 01/23/06
Posts: 25596
Loc: Dallas
Originally Posted By: SoCal Tom
Originally Posted By: Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life)
Tournament MB for sure.

X2. 139 and 20% off at TW right now

Which MB gear ratio would you recommend for just all around use?
5.6:1
6.8:1
7.5:1
8.3:1
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#11956846 - 11/29/16 12:50 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
Hoghunter36 Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/17/13
Posts: 454
Loc: Burleson ,TX
The 6.8 is best for over all!

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#11956873 - 11/29/16 01:12 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: FXfromTx]
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Registered: 07/10/10
Posts: 5455
Loc: Whitehouse, TX
Originally Posted By: FXfromTx
Check out the Lew's Laser Pro Speed Spool at Cabela's. Regular $130. On Sale for $69.99 right now with free shipping. You could get him two with that $150 budget.


I love these reels. That's a hell of a deal.
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#11956975 - 11/29/16 02:25 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: Scagnetti]
Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life) Offline
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Registered: 10/31/10
Posts: 7271
Loc: Tyler, Tx/Arlington, Tx
Originally Posted By: Scagnetti
Originally Posted By: SoCal Tom
Originally Posted By: Jake Shannon(Skeet4Life)
Tournament MB for sure.

X2. 139 and 20% off at TW right now

Which MB gear ratio would you recommend for just all around use?
5.6:1
6.8:1
7.5:1
8.3:1

7:5:1 gets my vote. You can always turn the handle slower but when a big girl runs right at the boat or when worm fishing I really like the higher speeds

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#11956987 - 11/29/16 02:33 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
Verkeith Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 49
Loc: Crowley, Texas
Cabela's has a Lew's speed spool on sale reg. $129.99 for $69.99


Edited by Verkeith (11/29/16 03:59 PM)

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#11957079 - 11/29/16 03:17 PM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
Nekro Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 09/05/16
Posts: 46
http://www.academy.com/shop/pdp/lews-mac...ldCatid=3495018

I bought this one about 2 months ago, loving it.

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#11961882 - 12/02/16 06:44 AM Re: Best Lew's reel for under $150 for dad for Christmas. [Re: sight fisher]
sight fisher Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 11/22/04
Posts: 598
Loc: Lufkin, Texas
Thank you guys so much. I got the last Lews Laser at Academy. I was smiling eye to eye that I was able to get it for my dad.

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