If you aren’t familiar yet, a baitcaster reel is a standard gear that are used in bass fishing. Wether you may or may not have a reel, still it is a good jumpstart to learn some of the best practices we have in store for you.
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If you have just purchased a new reel or planning to buy a new, this is to encourage you to read further.
Baitcaster Reel Tips
- Mid-price Baitcaster Reel
One quick reminder if this is your first time on fishing, equipments cost are so overwhelming. And you’ll get intimidated diving into an ocean of really nice fishing equipments. Our advice is to start with a good deal and as you get used to fishing techniques head on to some high-end equipments. Don’t go after the cheap baitcaster reels as it will cause you troubles a lot. A mid-price reel is almost close to perfect. At first don’t go over pricey to save your budget for other fishing needs because there’s still a lot more. .
- Casting Practice
Casting can give you pressures and can be confusing. So it is best to practice and train your thumb, wrist, and arms for better casting controls. .
- Reel Maintenance
Proper care and right maintenance is always needed to prolong your reel. Normally a user manual guide is included when you purchase your equipment. So make sure to follow the instructions as to what and what not. There is an appropriate cleaning solvent specifically for your reels.
As a rule of a thumb, no matter how expensive or cheap is your baitcaster reel, familiarity and proper use is needed to avoid damage.