Budget Sweet Spot... Casting Reels

Reels are the hottest topic for TackleTour. Everyone wants to know what the latest and greatest is and how they compare to the old guard. What's the best for light stuff, or what's your suggestion for heavy cover. Do we really need different retrieve ratios? It's all in here.

What is your budget sweet spot when looking for a new reel?

Under $100
1
1%
$100 - $125
11
9%
$126-$150
15
12%
$151-$175
9
7%
$176-$200
20
16%
$201-$250
18
14%
$251-$300
15
12%
Budget? What Budget? Enthusiasts don't care about no stinkin' budget!!
40
31%
 
Total votes: 129

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papabassin
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Re: Budget Sweet Spot... Casting Reels

Postby papabassin » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:30 pm

Whatever makes me :big grin:

BigG
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Re: Budget Sweet Spot... Casting Reels

Postby BigG » Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:10 am

I like premium reels at discount or used prices, which means I have to wait awhile to get what I want. I haven't been bitten by the TWS bug, so I'm still buying the classic reels. My last three reels have all been TDZ variants.

Kurt L
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Re: Budget Sweet Spot... Casting Reels

Postby Kurt L » Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:41 am

JigginOG wrote:With the current exchange rate, Metanium MGL is hard to beat.
I like to live lavishly.


+1 on this!

Kurt

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Re: Budget Sweet Spot... Casting Reels

Postby gailt » Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:58 am

I seem to have developed a fetish for some of megabass offerings.


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