Catfish caught while fishing spinning rod.

The 6 Best Catfish Reels Reviewed & Revealed ( 2018 Hands-on Guide )

So, you've decided to try your hand at catfishing -- good for you. But before you can hit the water you need to have the right...
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The Best Spincasting Reels Reviewed & Tested ( 2018 Hands-on Guide )

Almost every angler has owned a spincasting reel at some point in time, although you may not remember it, if it was your first reel. For a long time, these...
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The Best Baitcasting Reels of 2018 Reviewed: The Definitive Guide

Baitcasting reels are some of the most popular reels used by modern anglers, and they are a great choice for those who want to use heavy gear...
fish caught with ultralight spinning reel

The 5 Best Ultralight Spinning Reels Reviewed ( 2018 Hands-on Guide )

Ultralight fishing has experienced tremendous growth over the last decade. Whether it is a desire to “return to their roots” and catch panfish and crappie...
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The Best Under $100 Spinning Reels Reviewed ( 2018 Hands-on Guide )

Are you searching for a new spinning reel? They make an excellent addition to any tackle box. Are you a little short on funds, or...
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The 8 Best Saltwater Spinning Reels Reviewed ( 2018 Hands-on Guide )

Selecting your next saltwater spinning reel can be a daunting task. How do you tell if model A is better than model B? Will...
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Saltwater Vs Freshwater Reels – What Is the Big Difference? 

Although most anglers ply their craft in broadly similar ways, there are a few significant differences between those who fish in freshwater and those prefer...
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The 13 Best Spinning Reels Reviewed & Tested ( 2018 Hands-on Guide )

Make sure to also check out our saltwater reel buyer guide. While bass anglers and trolling aficionados often prefer baitcasting reels, and most kid-friendly rod and...

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