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New reel

Post by Bassonly » Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:45 am

I need a new reel to go on top of a G.Loomis GLX BCR854. It will be used for jigs and soft baits on structure, and around medium cover. I am considering the Core, but it is a little pricey. I may go with a 50mg.
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Re: New reel

Post by tj1004 » Sat Sep 15, 2007 2:57 pm

I have that rod and reel......makes an excellent combo, but I actually prefer a Curado 200B on that rod because I use bigger line on jigs and prefer the line cap. and stronger feel of the 200B......but you'd be quite pleased with the 50Mg and the 854.

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Re: New reel

Post by frogpond11 » Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:57 pm

Another option would be an '05 or '06 Metanium XT. These are very good reels for just about anything you want to do with them and they're a more powerful reel than the 50Mg. Personally, I like a reel with some power when I'm fishing jigs and such. But the 50Mg would be a great option as well.



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Re: New reel

Post by Bantam1 » Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:09 am

The Chronarch 50MG will be fine. I prefer a reel with a little more line capacity as well. Currently I use my Core. I used to use my Calais 100A until the Core came out!

The Chronarch B is another great choice.

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Re: New reel

Post by Bassonly » Mon Sep 17, 2007 8:38 pm

I have fished with a 100B and liked it... I will probably go with a 50 or 100 unless I come across a good deal for a Calais on eBay.
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