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In picking your fishing reel for specialist fishing, considerations such as body/frame affect the weight on the reel in your hand. In more expensive reels, parts are usually carbon and precision made as they make the reel more smooth.

In most reels, bearings affect the way Specialist Reel functions; roller bearings are often used in more expensive reels as they are corrosion-resistant ball bearings, affecting the reel's longevity. Bearings make turning the handle easier and remove pressure points. It is advisable to have an 'anti-reverse ball bearing that stops back plays used in the better-used barbel reels.

There are various types suited to fishing requirements in buying a specialist fishing reel. The ideal reel must be lightweight, affected by the body and the components used in the reel. The size of the reel is affected by the species you are fishing. Carp reels are often bigger than smaller reels used in barbel fishing, Sizes of big Shimano's go to 14000. Carp reels from Daiwa, Shimano, Sonik and Fox, are other choices you offer in the fishing market.

Multiplier Reels

Anglers like these as one turn of the handle means multiple turns of the spool, speeding up line retrieval and allowing fish to be pulled in quicker from water or bad weather. Multipliers are mounted at the top surface of the rod, and the spool in this reel is mounted on the inside. The leading company specialising in this type of reel is Abu Garci for multiplier Reels, with Daiwa and Shimano making bait runner type reels  used in carp fishing.

Fixed Spool Reels

Fix spooled reels have two names Fix spool reels or spinning reels. Fix spooled reels are placed underneath the rod with a handle on one side. The handle can be placed on either side of the reel based on right and left-handed. Reels spools are pretty large and aid anglers in casting long distances with reels, and at the medium end of the market, Sonik is a brilliant product for its price.

All reels have features built in to improve line lay, affecting casting. The drag type is critical in most reels, and the preferred drag system is back drag, which is easier to engage than front drag systems. Anglers need to engage drag quickly and rear drags with ease of operation.

Almost every reel in our range features a specific line lay. This, in simple terms, means how the line sits on the spool. If it does not sit correctly, it affects how far you can cast as the line flies off the spool when casting. Also, regarding the drag operation of the reel, there are two types of drag operation: rear drag and front drag. Rear drag is typically thought easier to setup because of its position on the back of the spool. However, it usually can't withstand the force of a big fish, and a reel with front drag is preferable in these conditions. Many reels will combine a front drag system with a 'free-spool lever (baitrunner system).

Specialist Centrepin Reels

Specialist anglers love the centrepin reel as the centre rotates around the spindle. It is popular with anglers due to its skill in using and fun in landing a fish using a zero drag system, and this gives the angler complete control over the speed at which the spool rotates. These reels are ideal for roach and chub and, if experienced, a carp.