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#12626104 - 02/13/18 03:27 PM which mid range multi use reel would you buy?
gut hooked Offline
Angler

Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 252
I have fished curados and citicas for years. I need to add to the arsenal and am happy to spend up to $125 or so per reel. I am using the reel for flouro carbon 12-20 lb test and for worming and light cranking. any help is appreciated.

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#12626106 - 02/13/18 03:28 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4165
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Why not stick with the Curado or Citica? Those are proven reels.
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#12626117 - 02/13/18 03:31 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
gut hooked Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 252
yeah so the price point is a little high for me at this point. i have a hard time justifying the expense when there are other reels in the market that are cheaper and work as well.

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#12626130 - 02/13/18 03:35 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
921 Phoenix Offline
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Registered: 06/21/11
Posts: 2853
go on line and buy them on sale or Lew's is a great reel to

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#12626137 - 02/13/18 03:40 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
carlots Offline
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Registered: 06/06/12
Posts: 81
Loc: azle,texas
I have been using bps carbon lite reels for about 10 years now and love them for the price. I replaced 4 of the older ones last year with the newer 2.0 models and love them all. bps has a sale starting 2-16-18 and they will be a real bargain. I had been using daiwa and shimano reels prior to switching and have never looked back. i'm not saying these are the best reels out there but for the price the are real close.

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#12626158 - 02/13/18 03:50 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
bigbass94 Offline
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Registered: 05/27/12
Posts: 4165
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Originally Posted By: gut hooked
yeah so the price point is a little high for me at this point. i have a hard time justifying the expense when there are other reels in the market that are cheaper and work as well.



I see. Fair enough. If you want to stick with Shimano you should check out the Casitas ($99) or Caenan ($79). Both reels are flawless for their price.
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#12626196 - 02/13/18 04:06 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
Ripinlip Offline
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Registered: 06/22/17
Posts: 120
Lews LFS Great reel I believe they are 99.99 just about anywhere I have one and find myself favoring it over my more expensive reels
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#12626278 - 02/13/18 04:58 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
SkeeterRonnie Offline
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Lews MG
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#12626317 - 02/13/18 05:27 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
BTwrestle04 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/07/12
Posts: 20
Loc: The Colony, TX
Originally Posted By: gut hooked
I have fished curados and citicas for years. I need to add to the arsenal and am happy to spend up to $125 or so per reel. I am using the reel for flouro carbon 12-20 lb test and for worming and light cranking. any help is appreciated.


Brand new Citicas are selling for $109 and change on ebay with free shipping. Just sayin'.
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#12626368 - 02/13/18 06:27 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
TwoLakes Offline
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Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 902
Loc: Texarkana, AR
I've got Lews, Quantum, Shimano, and Daiwa. The Tatula from Diawa is my favorite reel in that price range. If I had $125 to spend, I would pick the Tatula.

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#12626385 - 02/13/18 06:39 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
DEFMP Offline
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Registered: 10/18/13
Posts: 441
Loc: DFW

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#12626390 - 02/13/18 06:43 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
GROD Offline
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Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1452
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Tatula... cast a mile.

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#12626483 - 02/13/18 07:14 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
TX Rigged Senko Offline
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Registered: 01/21/17
Posts: 144
Loc: McKinney, TX
Shop around for the Shimano Casitas, you can find them under $100

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#12626526 - 02/13/18 07:27 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: gut hooked]
woolyhogtail Online   content
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Registered: 12/30/09
Posts: 317
Check the bargain cave on cabelas website

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#12626563 - 02/13/18 07:41 PM Re: which mid range multi use reel would you buy? [Re: BTwrestle04]
gut hooked Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 252
Originally Posted By: BTwrestle04
Originally Posted By: gut hooked
I have fished curados and citicas for years. I need to add to the arsenal and am happy to spend up to $125 or so per reel. I am using the reel for flouro carbon 12-20 lb test and for worming and light cranking. any help is appreciated.


Brand new Citicas are selling for $109 and change on ebay with free shipping. Just sayin'.


The price is right.....good call and thanks

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