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#12651542 - 02/28/18 12:05 PM Favorite T-Rig gear ratio
slayer12 Offline
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Registered: 05/22/08
Posts: 262
Loc: Whitney
What are yall's favorite ratio reel for T-Rig? I have used 6 and 7 but have been thinking about tryin something different.
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#12651551 - 02/28/18 12:07 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
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8.1

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#12651559 - 02/28/18 12:12 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
texasbassdude Offline
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Registered: 05/31/08
Posts: 294
Loc: San Antonio, TX
The highest you got, so you can take up slack quicker for the hookset.

For a bait worked with the rod (and not the reel), reel speed don't matter for working the bait.

As an aside, I prefer smaller profile reels for TX rig. Since they fit in my hand better, I feel like I can get a better hookset.

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#12651570 - 02/28/18 12:15 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
Fishinfellow Offline
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Registered: 01/12/10
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Loc: North Richland Hills, TX
minimum of 7.1:1 but 8 is better.


Edited by Fishinfellow (02/28/18 12:15 PM)
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#12651584 - 02/28/18 12:19 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: Fishinfellow]
bigbass94 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Fishinfellow
minimum of 7.1:1 but 8 is better.


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#12651598 - 02/28/18 12:22 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
Ken A. Online   content
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Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Agreed. I like a fast reel for all jig and soft plastic techniques.

When did they turn off spell check on here??


Edited by Ken A. (02/28/18 02:22 PM)

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#12651603 - 02/28/18 12:23 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: Ken A.]
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CU 201, old school... 6.2:1
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#12651618 - 02/28/18 12:26 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: Fishinfellow]
SoCal Tom Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Fishinfellow
minimum of 7.1:1 but 8 is better.


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#12651841 - 02/28/18 02:12 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
Ted Martin Online   content
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Registered: 07/26/05
Posts: 2502
Loc: Dallas, TX
8 is good, but 9:1 is mo better

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#12651848 - 02/28/18 02:15 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
1bassdaddy Offline
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Registered: 10/13/17
Posts: 125
Faster the better for me so I can recover from mental lapses when I realize late that they are running back at me with it!

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#12651874 - 02/28/18 02:34 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: 1bassdaddy]
Dosser Online   content
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Registered: 01/15/10
Posts: 2365
7.3:1

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#12652261 - 02/28/18 05:56 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
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Since it is a drag presentation, and the reel doesn't wind the bait along...the fastest on the planet is a good choice. Reel up slack line quick and set the hook.
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#12652336 - 02/28/18 06:27 PM Re: Favorite T-Rig gear ratio [Re: slayer12]
Hobbs McAvoy Offline
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Registered: 03/10/09
Posts: 392
Loc: Bullard, TX
I use an 8:1 and 9:1. Bass pro has Revo Rockets (9:1) on clearance for $129. Pretty good deal for a fast reel.

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