Fishing Reels

Fishing Reel FAQ

Fishing reels are a device that attaches to the fishing rod and is used to wind in the fishing line. The fishing line is attached to a lure or bait that is placed in the water to attract fish. When a fish bites on the lure or bait, the fisherman tightens his line by turning the reel handle which winds up the fishing line on the spool of the reel. This pulls the fish towards him and allows him to catch it.

There are many different types of fishing reels, but all have essentially the same function. Some reels are manual and require winding by hand, while others are automatic and do all of the work for you. Choose whichever type of reel you feel most comfortable using. There is no wrong choice, although some fishing purists believe that the only way to fish is with a manual reel.

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What is a jigging reel?
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What is the best deep sea fishing reel?
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Does Bass Pro put fishing line on reels?
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How to disassemble a Daiwa spinning reel?
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How to put fishing line on a Shakespeare reel?
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Why does my fishing line keep coming off the reel?
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How to add line to fishing reel?
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How to put fishing line on a new reel?
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How to put fishing line on a closed reel?
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How to put fishing line on a reel?
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How to put fishing line on a Shimano reel?
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Where are Shimano Fishing reels made?
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How to clean Shimano Curado fishing reels?
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How does Shimano take care of their warranty fishing reels?
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Where are Daiwa reels made?
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How do I order Daiwa reel parts?
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Are Daiwa reels made in Japan?
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Are Penn reels good quality?
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How to care for a fly fishing rod and reel?
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How to add more line to a fishing reel?
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How to put fishing line on a closed face reel?
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How to string a fishing reel?
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How to respool fishing reel?
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Are 13 fishing reels good?
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How a fishing reel works?
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How to clean fishing reel bearings?
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How to clean a fishing reel?
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Is wd40 good for fishing reels?
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What are ball bearings in fishing reels?
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