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Which is the best fixed spool priced at £50-£150

Discussion in 'Sea Fishing Forum - Shore, Boat & Kayak Fishing' started by Reservoirdog, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. Reservoirdog

    Reservoirdog Blenny

    Any advice on the best fixed spool reels for all aspects of sea fishing ranging from £50-£150 new and second hand.
  2. Fishy Rich

    Fishy Rich Guest

    a few of us have bought penn spinfisher lc''s we're happy with them so far, good casting reels and strong too.
  3. Sadung

    Sadung Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Far better give the extra £30 get a shimano ultegra 14000 with an extra spool glasgow angling £180 I've had the same shimano 1000 since 1998 still going strong
  4. LOM

    LOM Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Shimano ultegra 14000 gets my vote. Lays braid down evenly and a smooth cast
  5. Welsh wizard

    Welsh wizard if you don't know you don't need to know

    I've bought the same as growler rich a penn spinfisher lc I'm happy with it
  6. mystic girl

    mystic girl Blenny

    Penn fierce
    Don't thing you will get better value for money
    Just got one very happy with it
  7. MandolinBanjo

    MandolinBanjo Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    I love my shimano aerlex 8000, so much so that when I ran over my old one in the car I replaced it. The main body, spool and bail arm are all fine despite the run in with the meriva :)
  8. bibo

    bibo Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    would you go for a battle ll or a spinfisher 7500lc
  9. Jellyworm

    Jellyworm Rockling

    The options are enormous...

    Cliffs = Fin Nor OS 95
    Heavy ground rock ledges etc = Shimano Super Ultegra 10000
    Clean ground= Penn affinity 8000 (the line lay is awesome but the reel is not up to the job of anything heavier than clean ground)
    I ve got a Penn Battle also but the line lay is shocking and the bail flies closed in the cast unless the handle is set to the back, terrible design fault.
  10. bibo

    bibo Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    What's people's thoughts on the spinfisher lc then
  11. simon22

    simon22 Rockling

    If u can find the penn battle 8000 u won't go wrong. Think they are not being made anymore but still some out there on the net
  12. bibo

    bibo Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    They have just brought the penn battle 2 out I know they have changed a few things I wonder if they have sorted the problem out with the handle
  13. jason131972

    jason131972 Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    the penn conflict looks a nice reel
    but my vote for deffo is the ultegra or biomaster(new version)
  14. Reservoirdog

    Reservoirdog Blenny

    Cheers fellers good advice.
  15. Biker Jake

    Biker Jake Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    Think it all depends if your using braid or mono, Mono will work on anything braid u need to get a decent line lay, slow osc and a long coned spool. Penn affinity, surfblaster same reels diff specs. No good for the rough stuff, great casting reels for braid. Minimum wind knots if u load them tight. :) :p
  16. wec

    wec Nunc est biben dum

    Is there much difference in the shimano 10000 and 14000,anyone know,cheers
  17. BeeceUK

    BeeceUK Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    The difference is the spool capacity. The bodies are the same and the spools can be used interchangeably.
  18. robq

    robq Rockling

    The 14000 s have a massive capacity Bill, probably too much for for what we need, you would probably have to use a lot of backing which isnt ideal

    The 10000 size spools take about 300 yards of 60lb power pro :)

    The 6000 size spools are not deep enough for rock work though and hold around 300 yards of 30lb power pro so ideal for beach work :)

    They are all interchangeable though :)
  19. wec

    wec Nunc est biben dum

    Thanks boys,I think 300 yards may just be enough for me lol
  20. scrubbs

    scrubbs Whitby Fishing Forum _ Simply The Best

    depends on how high the cliff is ;D

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