Realizing that different reels are used in different situations, do you have a preferred gear ratio for your reels?
Hey Shane, that’s a great question and thanks for asking it.
For techniques like jigging, suspending baits and topwater I normally use a 8:1, because it’s good at quickly taking up slack.
I’ll use a slower gear ratio like a 6:1 for spinnerbaits, crankbaits, etc. because those baits usually require more cranking power and "blow out" if retrieved too fast.
A 7:1 is a good "all around" gear ratio to use.
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