Decent Spinner with baitfeeder

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  1. ColdEye

    ColdEye Newbie

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    what's your go to Spinner reel with a BF function for under $100-$150? Looking for one to use mostly on piers and maybe take on half day boats.
     
  2. flytie

    flytie Well-Known "Member"

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    My wife fishes spinning gear and we picked up this reel at Turners for a decent price. It has a bait feed function and comes with a second spool.

    We have it set up with 50lb braid and 30 or 40 top shot depending upon what we are doing.

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  3. fly liner

    fly liner I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Penn fierce. Are decent reels with a low price point
     
  4. surfgoose

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    Along with flytie, I also use the Okuma Californian 6500 BF spinner with bait-feeding capability from Turner's. At only $89.99 and including a spare spool, how could I not buy it? I have caught yellowtail to 22 pounds and both yellowfin and bluefin tuna to thirty pounds with it. Ten bearings so it is really easy on the fisherman and 22 pounds of drag so it is tough on the fish. One spool has 300 yards of 40# braid and the other spool has 350 yards of 30# braid.

    The bad news is that Turner's has been sold out of them for several months, and I don't know if they will contract with Okuma to build more for this year. But it is the same reel as the Okuma Trio Baitfeeder, just with blue accents instead of red, and Okuma doesn't give you two spools, and costs more. But it would still be within ColdEye's price range, and there is always Amazon. A really nice reel. I have it on a Proteus 80 MFS 30-55 and it is my light spinning rig on the sportboats, which means that it gets used more than half of the time when I have to switch off from conventional because of my left hand issues. And it lands a small bait softly very nicely out away from everyone else.
     
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    We have about 50 of the Okuma ABFs.On board the Wild in Sac.They have caught around a 1000 fish.From Tuna to calico bass.
     
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  6. UnReel

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    Okuma Coronado. 99.99 to 119.99
     
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    Older silver spool baitrunner all day!!!
     
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  9. dh515

    dh515 I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Another vote for the Okuma Coronado. I’ve got the Cdx 55 filled with 30 lb. spectra. Good enough for school size tuna with a smooth drag. Bait runner system works great.
     
  10. ColdEye

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    Thanks all, found a brand new Coronado for $65, will see how this holds up.
     
  11. hbouldin1216

    hbouldin1216 I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    please report back once you've had a chance to try it out. Looking for a similar reel to have on hand for guests, picking out backlashes all day get's old.
     

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