As a kid my family always took yearly bass fishing trips into Ontario, Canada. Among my many memories from those trips include long car rides, cool morning boat trips into the bay, and the odd fishing reels my cousins used. They were, of course, baitcasting and spinning reels which seemed alien and unfamiliar to year-old me. Why would anyone use one of these reels instead of the simple spincasting ree l I always got from dad? The best baitcasting reels overcome many of the drawbacks with a few tradeoffs. For more of my top gear recommendations, have a look through these popular Outside Pursuits guide links: Baitcasting Rods , Tackle Boxes , Fishing Kayaks.
April 28, Comments 3 Reviews. Looking for some new baitcasting reels? We all want to have the best equipment on the market so here is a list of reels I think you should definitely consider:. The Pflueger Patriarch packs a punch when it comes to high-speed baitcasters.