Spinning reels

General Questions

Spinning reels

Postby Tigerlily » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:25 pm

Hi Larry:
Looking for recommendations for a good spinning reel for tarpon fishing? I will be fishing off the beach and the tarpon are up to around 80lbs.

Thank you
Tigerlily
 
Posts: 7
Joined: Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:18 pm

Re: Spinning reels

Postby dahlberg » Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:43 am

Penn, Diawa, Quantum and Shimano all produce good spinning reels suitable for tarpon. I would not suggest purchasing their low end or necessarily the very top high end models either. Depending on your budget i'd buy the best you can afford and make sure the size is sufficient to hold the amount of line you will need.
best
L
Larry Dahlberg
The Hunt For Big Fish
User avatar
dahlberg
Site Admin
 
Posts: 5279
Joined: Wed Oct 11, 2006 7:49 pm
Location: Taylors Falls, Minnesota

Spinning reels

Postby KemppiMi » Mon May 11, 2020 2:31 am

Grease gears and oil bearings. You could grease both gears and bearings though because grease will last longer because its obviously thicker. Not sure Id put mineral oil in a reel.

Ive never successfully cleaned out a spinning reel, maybe River Monster will chime in. I know he has experience with spinning reels.
sql lessons - https://www.youtube.com/c/ExcelStore
User avatar
KemppiMi
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:16 pm
Location: Russia


Return to General Questions

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: lillianwu16, sherije1 and 11 guests

cron