Abu Garcia Abumatic STX Spincast Reel - aluminum
Abu Garcias Abumatic STX Spincast Reel is precision-engineered for the perfect cast. S-Matic snuberless casting system increases casting effectiveness and lessens line wear. QuadCam Pickup System delivers fast line pickup during the retrieve. Ultrasmooth
Abu Garcia Abumatic SX Spincast Reel - graphite
"Boasting cutting-edge spincasting technology, the performance of Abu Garcias Abumatic SX Spincast Reel surpasses and improves on the traditional spincast design. For greater casting efficiency and less line wear, the S-Matic Casting Design utilizes the p
Abu Garcia Abumatic 170 Spincast Reel - aluminum
"Spincasting isnt just for breakfast anymore. The Abu Garcia Abumatic 170 Spincast Reel has been beefed up with features youd normally see only in a premium baitcaster. Now, you have that same high level of performance, plus the no-hassle convenience of a
Bass Pro Shops Extreme Lightweight Spincast Reel - aluminum
"Serious gear for the serious angler, at a great price. Bass Pro Shops Extreme Lightweight Spincast Reel offers the easy handling that spincast enthusiasts demand, with the bulletproof performance of todays premium spinning or baitcasting reels. You can f
Bass Pro Shops Stampede Spincast Reel - aluminum
"The Bass Pro Shops Stampede Spincast Reel jumps in to the foray with a smooth-as-butter four-bearing system that puts most other spincast reels to shame. Youll also appreciate the strength and reliability of the graphite frame and aluminum double-paddle
Bass Pro Shops TinyLite Spincast Reel - aluminum
"Sharp looks, trouble-free handling and loads of fun when chasing panfish or stream trout, the Bass Pro Shops TinyLite Spincast Reel is an outstanding value for the light-tackle angler. Built to last, it features a tough nylon frame with a polished stainl
Pflueger President Spincast Reel - aluminum
Get unmatched performance with ease with the Pflueger President Spincast Reel. The five-bearing system uses dual titanium pins for smooth operation and retrieves. Frame and cone uses highest-quality machined aluminum for precise gear alignment. Aircraft-g
Zebco Omega Pro Spincast Reel - aluminum
"Uses a seven stainless steel bearing system for smooth retrieves. Tough, all-metal body and frame is now 20% lighter than the original Omega. Features a high-end aluminum drive gear that youd find in a baitcaster. Power-retrieve handle is equipped with P
Zebco Platinum 33 Spincast Reel
"Experience a modern twist on a world-famous reel with this Platinum 33 Spincast Reel by Zebco. This new version of a classic reel features four ball bearings with a 4.1:1 high-speed gear system to ensure smooth reeling and line retrieval. Continuous anti
Zebco Authentic 33 Spincast Reel - graphite
"Zebcos Authentic 33 Spincast Reels are durable, simplistic and hardworking for both avid anglers and first-time fishermen. Smooth ball-bearing drives and a quickset anti-reverse clutch makes fighting fish a pleasure. Lightweight graphite frames with brus
Casting in pursuit of salmon species can provide one of the greatest thrills to be found in the sport of fishing, and when you are spinning it is important that you have an idea of the appropriate spincast reels for salmon fishing. Most reels with similar features are priced around the same amount, and you can really go as high or as low as you wish depending on the features you want. This article should help you in deciding which features to look for on a reel, and also some basic consideration whether you are fishing salt water or fresh water for these exciting fish.
This is the number one consideration on any spincast reel when you are going out after salmon, whether on a river or in the ocean. Casting (especially from shore) on the ocean means that you have a lot of obstacles to clear: kelp beds on the tideline, rocky shoals, and sheer distance are a few considerations. More line will make sure that you can reach the distance needed to where the salmon are swimming or holding.
In fresh water, having a lot of line capacity will mean that you are ready when a salmon takes the bait and makes a big run. These fish have a lot more strength and fight than other species found in rivers, and you need to be sure that you are not going to run out of line when you are fighting them.
Another consideration when looking for spincast reels for salmon fishing in both salt and freshwater is the size of the drum. A big drum means that you can cast a lot farther with the same amount of effort. You can cast to where you just saw those salmon jumping on their migrating spawn up a river, or on a boat in the ocean you can cast towards a herring ball that just rose to the surface. Either way, you are going to need to be confident that the distance is one you can hit, and a big drum will make this task easier.
Lightweight materials are the order of the day when it comes to spincasting; graphite and co-polymer reels remain among the top choices here. You will also want to take a look at the material that the bearings are made of, and this is particularly important when using spincast reels in the ocean or at river mouths and other estuaries. Salt will corrode the workings of the reel, and materials such as stainless steel and brass will mean that your reel keeps its maximum shelf life.
Keep in mind when you are looking for spincast reels for salmon fishing that you are going after some of the biggest, fightingest fish that can be found on the west coast. Features from brake mechanisms to drag all need to be heavier than they would be for other types of fish. It won???t cut down on the sportsmanship of the pursuit; heavier reels will only give you greater peace of mind. Baitcasting is some of the best fishing out there and is popular among sports-fishers creating diverse challenges as conditions change as opposed to using trolling reels for salmon fishing which are a different dimension to salmon fishing altogether and can be a extremely productive compared to baitcasting.