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Okuma Helios HSX-40S Reel Spooled w/Soft Steel Braid! #13447475 02/22/20 06:35 AM
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Spooled Using Sportsman Innovation's Large Fishon Line Spooler!

Today my first large shipment of fishing gear arrived for 2020. Not new products for me to evaluate & field test but rather items i requested to try on my own & to field test & to enjoy as an angler. I had several Mustad Gear Bags, Casting Rods, Surf Casting Spinners to Soft Steel line. Earlier it was Fishing Apparel & decals. Next week my new released Mustad lures will hopefully arrive w/casting jigs & asst hooks.

I requested the high speed Helios for my new spin casting rod that also arrived. Also another ultra-lite spinner with several all purpose Surf Casters. For anyone still debating if they should get a line spooler, go get one! It's like owning your own bowling ball spinner so you don't have to hit a Pro Shop to get your bowling balls cleaned or polished. I'm really loving it!

For a 10ft spin casting rod i got a-
Okuma HSX-40S Spinning Reel
8HPB + 1RB
5.8:1 Ratio
32.1in per Turn
13lb Max Drag
8.9oz Weight
1yr Limited Warranty

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Re: Okuma Helios HSX-40S Reel Spooled w/Soft Steel Braid! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13447897 02/22/20 07:31 PM
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i got that same reel last summer when i visited the tackle warehouse store on the way from oregon to ventura area. and a few lures... okuma reels are the only reels i own. i spool em with nanofil 17 in dark green. i throw only topwaters. i like what i like! mostly bass fishing these days. great reel!

Last edited by just plain bill; 02/22/20 07:32 PM.
Re: Okuma Helios HSX-40S Reel Spooled w/Soft Steel Braid! [Re: just plain bill] #13449267 02/24/20 05:55 AM
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I'm the same except i'm all sat water fishing myself.


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