Originally Posted by Cajuntriton
Spinner baits, crank baits etc create a lot of drag. You need more power then speed. I use 6:1 for these type baits and even 5:1 for the bigger crank baits. Just about everything else I use 7:1+
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Thanks, that was my reason for asking. I had read elsewhere that it's more difficult on the reel with a 7:1 when you slow down and reel a spinner bait than it is on a 6:1 or 5:1. I was just curious if anyone followed that advice or just went with 7:1 across the board.