best small reel

swami 805

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Not a fan of small lever drag reels, Just too many parts. A small star drag is fine. Better free spool,easy to service and save you some coin so you can fish more.
 
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hucklongfin

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Blazer Bay 1860
I use the Fathom 12 for 20#. It’s a narrow 15. I think I have 300 yds of 40# spectra with a 20# topshot.
 
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jowo

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    Original Andros 5II. Capacity between the Trini 16 and 20 and outcasts them. Replaced all my 30/40# telre with them.
     
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    tunanorth

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    Dec 4, 2005
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    Tunanorth
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    Bass Tracker 16
    anyone have the fathom 12? what size is it compared to the sx? and what do you fish with it?



    Fathom "12" is just a narrower "15".
    The 12 size is available in star drag only.
    The 15 size is available in star drag, single-speed lever drag, and 2-speed lever drag.
     
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    sdrepairman

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    Avet sxj
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    Spanky79

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    anything I can get on
    the fatnom 12 is starting to look real nice. Could use the lexa 400 for small jigs like colt snipers and use the penn for bait.
     
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    mackereljoe

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    Seeing some torque 25N in here that would fit in between your Lexa 400 and fth40Nld2. I think it’s an outstanding deal for an outstanding reel.
     
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