new reel any suggestions

i was looking a getting a new reel for jigging, bottom bouncing and trolling. and was looking at spending around $250. could any one give me an idea to which reels are good and where to get them (metro prefably)

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Fri, 2007-09-21 21:50

daiwa saltist or shimano torium..both well priced n good tough reels! saltist r made in different gear ratios to suit u!





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Both of what sam said are

Fri, 2007-09-21 21:56

Both of what sam said are good choices.  Though jigging with an overhead can be a bit painful as relaying the line without a levelwind is difficult when your trying to jig the lure.

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I use avet

Fri, 2007-09-21 23:10

I got a mxl avet a couple of years ago and i love it for all of the above ,its a freshwater wash after use and put away



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At that price range a

Sat, 2007-09-22 08:47

At that price range a saltist 40 or 50 or for bottom bouncing and just trolling a tld or maybe look out on the forums to see what the boys are selling,could pick up a bargin

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I got my bargin cheers dog soldier

Sat, 2007-09-22 09:49

A saltist 50 and in great nick
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No worries there Sherbert I

Sat, 2007-09-22 19:50

No worries there Sherbert I try to please youve got the reel now go and catch that big fish
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I use a saltist 40 matched

Sat, 2007-09-22 11:12

I use a saltist 40 matched with a tcurve jig rod nice setup never had problems with the reel, if you are looking second hand i have a mate selling a torium 50 matched with a tcurve 400 not shore what he wants for it but it is brand new think he used it once pm if you are interested