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Abu Garcia Baitcasting Fishing Reels

Abu Garcia baitcasting reels work for many types of fish as well as situations, including lake, ocean, and river fishing. Although many reels are designed to be used by right-handed anglers, there are many models built for left-handed people as well. These reels are also designed for many different types of fishing, including freshwater, saltwater, and bass fishing.

What are some features of Abu Garcia reels?

When you are searching for the right reel that meets all of your angling needs, you will discover that most Abu Garcia reels are outfitted with an aluminum spool. They are also outfitted with an anti-reverse feature designed to prevent the reel from turning backward instead of engaging the drag.

An enhanced oscillation system in some of these reels provides you with the means of ensuring that the line is distributed when being wound, which helps to curb the number of tangled lines and drag you experience when taking your rod out into the water. Some additional features you can expect on a selection of these models include an enhanced gear train for added power, a gear support system, and a line counter.

What is the gear ratio of a reel?

When you are selecting an Abu Garcia reel, the gear ratio of the item is one of its most important features, as this helps to determine the speed that the line can be reeled in, which can make a difference depending on what type of fishing that you are doing. The gear ratio of a baitcast reel is listed as something like 5.1:1 or 7.1:1, which indicates how many rotations the spool makes for a single turn of the reel (i.e., 5.1 and 7.1, respectively). The higher the number, the faster you will be able to reel in the line, which also corresponds to the speed of the fish.

What is a baitcasting reel?

This type of fishing reel allows the spool to rotate as you cast, which means the line that is pushed out depending on the inertia you provide it with. Once you have practiced with this type of fishing reel, you will be able to place a lure in the location that you wish to fish from and be able to stop the lure in a second, allowing you to get a handle on a bad cast immediately and retrieve it.

There are two types of baitcasting reels: low-profile reels and round reels. A low-profile reel is a lightweight reel that offers an ergonomic design and is a bit smaller than a traditional round reel. Though they are low-profile, the Power Disk system is designed to promote smooth drag and control when casting. Low-profile models include the Revo and the Pro Max lines.

A round fishing reel, such as the Ambassadeur line, is often used by anglers for trolling and jigging purposes. This heavier reel comes in different sizes to meet a variety of needs, and features like a synchronized wind system improve casting and drag for an all-purpose baitcasting experience.

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