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Old 07-29-2011, 10:32 PM
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entry level baitcaster?

what would be a good entry level reel for wadefishing? I don't want to sink 300 in a rod and reel, I'm hearing that the shimano cruxis is a pretty decent setup. Looking through the academy website , they dont have it but they do have a couple of other shimano reels for under 100$ I'm open for y'alls opinions
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Old 07-29-2011, 10:41 PM
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Search H2O Mettle, Academy, I've seen many in here recommend it. Around $50.
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Old 07-29-2011, 11:11 PM
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i forgot to mention, this will likely be used with a live bait rig, shrimp under a popin cork
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I bought a couple of the Cruxis a few years ago. They rarely get used but they seem to be decent reels. They definitely will no cast as far or be as smooth as the $300 reels but work fairly well. If I was buying a bait caster just for live bait I'd get a Abu Garcia 5500. I own a few of these I keep at the lake for catfishing and stuff and they are bulletproof. Relatively cheap, simple to work on, and last forever. Just my opinion. I have also heard that the Mettle is the best cheap reel there is. I'm planning on getting one to try if I can ever find one in stock. Academy cant keep them on the shelf.lol

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I got a buddy of mine a new reel academy like 89 bucks and a shrimp tail special

I think it was a H20 reel. Ill look at it and post it up. I know i sspent like 155 for everything
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Find a good used Shimano Green cu200 b.Like said above Citica ,Mettles good choice too...cva34
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The H20 at academy goes on sale sometimes for 35 bucks.
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Not only is the mettle from Academy cheap, I use them because they are good!!!!

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Search H2O Mettle, Academy, I've seen many in here recommend it. Around $50.
Lottsa guys PU PU it cause its cheap but its a good real put ut on a 7 ft med action (fast) rod and some good 10# test and u have yourself a good rig!
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