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Old 08-02-2016, 15:35   #31
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Re: Which fishing reel brand should I go for?

Cuban Yoyo. Why complicate things...


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Re: Which fishing reel brand should I go for?

in Cuba, Florida, Ocean City, Maryland or Montauk in the early 60s it was big Senators and if you had the bucks Fin Nor reels . But thats for sport. I like spinning tackle and hand lines!

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Old 08-02-2016, 20:16   #33
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Re: Which fishing reel brand should I go for?

I've used Penn reels for years! Then I purchased a couple of Avet! After fishing for for almost 40 years, I've slowly over the last 4 years, replaced all my Penns with Avet. I sold the last 2 Penn 30sw's 7 months ago. I now own 3 EXWs, 3 LXs, 3 JXs. 80/40/25lb lines! I am able to travel to Baja with the medium and larger stuff. All 3 sizes I usually use in Southern California waters. I probably sold 20+ Penn reels and Diawa over Craig's list. I realized I was keeping some of it for sentimental reasons. Now all Avet. I actually took my whole management team about 3 years ago to the Avet factory in Chatsworth California. All made in the USA by Aerospace engineers who have loved fishing all their lives! Hopes this helps! Tight lines!
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Re: Which fishing reel brand should I go for?

Thanks again for all the feedback. I am leaning towards Penn Senator reels.

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Old 08-02-2016, 22:52   #35
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Good choice! Don't get me wrong...those are good reels...many regards Chuck
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