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Bassinlou

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I know... I know.... but hear me out. If you had to choose a spinning reel for frogging duty on a stouter spinning rod, what reel would that be, and why? Go!!


Thanks in advance.  ~beer~


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Let me add, the reel can't be too heavy, as light as it can get, but still handle the rigors of frog fishing in light to sparse cover with 30lb braid.

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To be brutal here, Gary's new Dobyns Spinning reel would be perfect for this.

I'm a Shimano fan other than that, so what every your budget would allow in the 2500 series. Should be strong enough yet light enough.

Hope you're thinking clients, all day frogging with a spinning reel is asking for some serious wrist and elbow issues.
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Iíve seen quite a few guys on the River using a Spinning outfit with Frogs.

Didnít you go meet a member at Ďpoga a few years back for a Frogging Day and he used Spinning Tackle?

If Spinning is tough enough to handle running Drum, Redfish, Jacks, etc. it should be plenty tough enough for a Frog Bass.

Iíd go with whatever your favorite company is in a model that matches the Rod for balance well. Iíd think most 2500-4000 reels should do just fine.


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To be brutal here, Gary's new Dobyns Spinning reel would be perfect for this.

I'm a Shimano fan other than that, so what every your budget would allow in the 2500 series. Should be strong enough yet light enough.

Hope you're thinking clients, all day frogging with a spinning reel is asking for some serious wrist and elbow issues.
Thanks for the info Mike, helpful. Sucks to hear that reel project was pushed back. 
Yes, I was thinking about those clients that are not well versed on a b/c but still want to enjoy the frogging experience on spinning gear.