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Carolina rig reel #13709519 09/24/20 12:49 AM
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looking for recommendations on a reel for Carolina rig something that is smooth and will hold a good bit of line. Thanks in advance

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Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: coal hauler] #13709530 09/24/20 12:55 AM
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I like a 8.0.1 lews bb1 pro holds plenty of line too

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I use a Lews Super Duty.

Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: coal hauler] #13709729 09/24/20 03:22 AM
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Lews Super Duty wide spool

Lews BB1 Pro (new model with the large knobs)

Daiwa Tatula 150

Take your pick. All three are fantastic reels for a Carolina rig and other techniques as well.

Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: coal hauler] #13709982 09/24/20 01:30 PM
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Old "greeny" curados are fantastic for carolina rig



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I currently use a Tatula Type R...not saying it's right, but it serves the purpose for me.

Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: coal hauler] #13710020 09/24/20 02:03 PM
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Lew's Super Duty Wide Spool 7.2:1

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Lews BB1 Pro in 8.0:1 is the best I have ever used. Holds a pile of 20lb line and can crank the drag all the way down.
Option number 2 for me would be the Super Duty LFS frame, I love that reel, only downside is you can't hold quite as much line.


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Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: Rockfisherman] #13710132 09/24/20 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockfisherman
Old "greeny" curados are fantastic for carolina rig



That's exactly what I use. Not the real old ones, but E7 Curado. Just make sure you get a fast retrieve reel, 7:1 or 8:1. You lose some fighting power but it's nice to get it back in and chunk again instead of spending all day winding. I fished C-rig for 5 hours yesterday, love that presentation!


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Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: coal hauler] #13710157 09/24/20 03:34 PM
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BB1'S what I like holds alot of line and I like the 7 ratio but an 8 would be nice too.


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Shimano Curado does the job well for me!


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Re: Carolina rig reel [Re: coal hauler] #13710292 09/24/20 05:29 PM
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Another + for the old green Curado. I use a B series 200 Curado. Holds plenty of line, decent drag, casts a mile with abec7 bearings and I own several of them. (no additional cost)


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Team Lews Pro Z. Light and strong with good line capacity and very good brakes.


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Lews super duty

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