May 26, 2015 Share

Choosing The Right Gear Ratio

If you have spent time searching for a new fishing reel online or in your favorite store you may have become overwhelmed with your options. Forgetting different reel styles, the multitude of gear ratios can have you scratching your head and wondering what ratio you should get. Choosing the right gear ratio is really quite simple. First you will have to think about what you will be using the reel for. Are you going to be flipping plastics, running deep-diving crank baits, shallow water spinnerbaits, ect.

Once you identify the primary use of the reel, you can use our guide to choosing the right gear ratio for your specific needs.