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Spinning Reels Trout & Salmon

Discover our extensive collection of spinning reels designed specifically for trout and salmon fishing anglers. With a focus on performance, durability, and precision, our spinning reels are engineered to enhance your angling experience to new heights. Our range features reels from top brands, delivering smooth and reliable operation, allowing you to effortlessly control your line and tackle even the most challenging fishing conditions.

From lightweight models for delicate trout presentations to robust reels capable of taming powerful salmon, our selection caters to all fishing styles and preferences. Browse our range now and equip yourself with a quality spinning reel that will enhance your fishing prowess and help you land that prized trout or salmon - Shop for spinning reels with confidence and elevate your fishing game today!

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Abu Garcia Revo SX Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £139.99 RRP £159.99
Shimano Baitrunner XT RB - Fixed Spool Spinning Reel
from £134.99 RRP £159.99
Okuma Atomic RD Fixed Spool - Rear Drag Spinning Reels
from £9.97 RRP £19.99
Abu Garcia Superior Spinning Reel - Fixed Spool Fishing Reels
from £94.99 RRP £109.99
Shimano FX Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £24.99
Mitchell MX1 Spinning Reel - Fixed Spool Fishing Reels
from £17.99 RRP £18.99
Shakespeare Firebird FD - Spinning Fixed Spool Reels
from £14.99 RRP £15.99
Shakespeare Mach 1 Spinning Reel - Fishing Game Predator
from £21.99 RRP £22.99
Fox Rage Prism X Reel - Game Predator Spinning Reel
from £59.99
Abu Garcia Cardinal S FD - Spinning Fixed Spool Reels
from £26.97 RRP £29.99
Penn Pursuit IV - Fixed Spool Spinning Reels
from £74.99 RRP £79.99
Penn Slammer IV Spinning Reel - Saltwater Fixed Spools Reels
from £186.99 RRP £239.99
Shimano Twin Power FD - Fixed Spool Spinning Reels
from £379.99 RRP £404.99
Shimano Vanquish - Angling Active
from £369.99 RRP £414.99
Savage Gear SG4AG Reel - Angling Active
from £49.97 RRP £89.99
Savage Gear SGS6 Reel - Angling Active
from £89.97 RRP £134.99
Shakespeare SKP FS Reel - Angling Active
from £54.99 RRP £64.99
Abu Garcia Carabus AG SX Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £69.99 RRP £79.99
Abu Garcia Revo3 MGX Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £139.97 RRP £349.99
Penn Wrath II Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £56.99 RRP £59.99
Penn Spinfisher VII Live Liner Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £129.99 RRP £139.99
Savage Gear SG6 Spinning Reel - Angling Active
from £66.97 RRP £109.99
Abu Garcia Cardinal X Reel - Fixed Spool Spinning Reels
from £32.99 RRP £39.99
Shimano Vanford Spinning Reel - Fixed Spool Fishing Reels
from £169.97 RRP £239.99

Buying a spinning reel advice

Spinning reels are a popular choice among anglers due to their versatility, ease of use, and wide range of applications. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced angler, selecting the right spinning reel is crucial for performance and an enjoyable fishing experience. Before making a purchase, there are several factors to consider to ensure you choose the right spinning reel for your specific needs and preferences.

First and foremost, it's important to consider the size and weight of the spinning reel. Spinning reels come in different sizes, typically labelled with numbers such as 1000, 2500, 4000, etc. The size you choose depends on the type of fishing you plan to do and the species of fish you will be targeting. Smaller reels, such as those in the 1000 to 2500 range, are suitable for light tackle and finesse fishing, while larger reels in the 3000 to 5000 range are more appropriate for heavier lines and bigger fish. Consider the balance between the reel size and the rod you will be using to ensure a comfortable and well-matched setup.

The construction and materials used in the spinning reel are also important considerations. Look for reels made from durable materials such as aluminium as this will provide strength, stability and resistance to corrosion. Aluminium reels tend to be more robust and offer better performance in demanding conditions, while plastic reels are lighter and more affordable. High-quality components and smooth bearings are also essential for smooth and reliable operation. Consider the build quality and materials of the spinning reel to ensure it can withstand the rigors of your fishing adventures.

The gear ratio of the spinning reel is another crucial factor to consider. The gear ratio indicates how many times the bail rotates around the spool with each turn of the handle. A higher gear ratio, such as 6:1 or 7:1, means that the bail rotates more quickly, resulting in a faster retrieval speed. This is advantageous when fishing with lures that require a rapid retrieve or when trying to quickly reel in a fish. On the other hand, lower gear ratios, such as 4:1 or 5:1, provide more power and torque, making them suitable for handling larger fish or fishing in situations where extra strength is needed. Consider the fishing techniques you will be using and the species you will be targeting to determine the appropriate gear ratio for your spinning reel.

Another important consideration is the drag system of the spinning reel. The drag is a mechanical system that allows the line to be pulled off the spool smoothly and provides resistance when a fish is pulling. A good drag system should be smooth, consistent, and capable of providing enough pressure to tire out a fish without causing the line to break. Look for reels with a quality drag system that is easily adjustable and provides a wide range of settings to accommodate different fishing situations. Consider the size of the fish you will be targeting and the type of fishing you plan to do to ensure the spinning reel has an appropriate drag system. Front drag reels are considered superior to rear drag reels but some prefer the drag at the back of the reel.

Finally, it is worth considering the overall reputation and reviews of the spinning reel manufacturer. Research different brands and models, read customer reviews, and consider the reputation of the manufacturer in terms of product quality, customer service, and warranty support. A reputable manufacturer often provides warranties that cover manufacturing defects and ensures that you are investing in a reliable and durable spinning reel.

By considering the size and weight, construction and materials, gear ratio, drag system and manufacturer reputation, you can make an informed decision when purchasing a spinning reel. Finding the right reel that suits your fishing style, target species, and preferences will enhance your angling experience and contribute to successful and enjoyable fishing outings.