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Tomorrow I am going to a bait shop and am looking at getting some senkos and other bait, but I was also wandering wether there is a difference between a baitcasting reel and a spinning reel.  My spinning reel has gotten some dirt in it so its not as smooth.  Is it worth getting a baitcasting reel.

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YES!!!!

The best way I can describe it is like this.......

You wouldn't use a hammer to drive in a screw right?  You'd use a screw driver.  Same thing with a baitcaster.  It is better designed for winching big pigs out of heavy cover.  But that is just one advantage......

Check out the links below for more detailed explainations.

http://www.bassresource.com/beginner/reel_selection.html

http://www.bassresource.com/fishing/equipment.html

http://www.bassresource.com/beginner/fishing_equipment.html

http://www.bassresource.com/fish/reels.html

http://www.bassresource.com/beginner/Fishing-Reels.html

http://www.bassresource.com/beginner/rod_reel_line.html

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Hell yeah there is!  If you want to wrench out a big old hog, from weeds, or around structure, such as; trees, docks, etc, you want a bait caster.  Do not get me wrong, I love my spinning tackle for worms and lighter baits/line, etc...  You always want to be prepared for any condition, and having the right equipment will get you there!  

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Tomorrow I am going to a bait shop and am looking at getting some senkos and other bait, but I was also wandering wether there is a difference between a baitcasting reel and a spinning reel.  My spinning reel has gotten some dirt in it so its not as smooth.  Is it worth getting a baitcasting reel.

Just a thought here. While you are at the tackle shop ask them and find out if they have a service tech. If they do, have them service your spinning reel don't leave the reel feeling rough. Then get yourself  the bait caster..... :)

Just my .02¢ from the bench.

Good Luck & Tight Lines!

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Tomorrow I am going to a bait shop and am looking at getting some senkos and other bait, but I was also wandering wether there is a difference between a baitcasting reel and a spinning reel. My spinning reel has gotten some dirt in it so its not as smooth. Is it worth getting a baitcasting reel.

Just a thought here. While you are at the tackle shop ask them and find out if they have a service tech. If they do, have them service your spinning reel don't leave the reel feeling rough. Then get yourself the bait caster..... :)

Just my .02¢ from the bench.

Good Luck & Tight Lines!

David's advice is always on spot! I would just add that you will still need your spinning tackle to fish for awhile. The learning curve for a baitcaster can be challenging, you'll want to use the spinning rig most of the time while you are learning to use the new tackle.

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Thanks RW.

Yeah, I'm not trying to discourage buying a baitcaster here. I just feel like RW stated, that while your trying to learn a new setup you will also need that spinning system.

Once you do get your new BC system, here is a fool proof way to learn it....

Basic Baitcast Reel Setup 101

Just my .02¢ from the bench.. :)

Time to build some more rods....... :)

Tight Lines!!!

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Personally, I use both my spinning and baitcaster about the same. I all has to do with weight of the lure for me. Light stuff is thrown on the spinning reel and medium/heavy on the baitcaster. I can pitch both but the bait caster out casts the spinning reels I use (i.e ice fishing reels on UL rods). I have thrown light Rapalas on my baitcaster but it was tough and I have to keep the wind to my back. Just my personal preference.

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Tomorrow I am going to a bait shop and am looking at getting some senkos and other bait, but I was also wandering wether there is a difference between a baitcasting reel and a spinning reel. My spinning reel has gotten some dirt in it so its not as smooth. Is it worth getting a baitcasting reel.

Just a thought here. While you are at the tackle shop ask them and find out if they have a service tech. If they do, have them service your spinning reel don't leave the reel feeling rough. Then get yourself the bait caster..... :)

Just my .02¢ from the bench.

Good Luck & Tight Lines!

David's advice is always on spot! I would just add that you will still need your spinning tackle to fish for awhile. The learning curve for a baitcaster can be challenging, you'll want to use the spinning rig most of the time while you are learning to use the new tackle.

8-)

i don't think i've ever dissagreed with rw until now.get your spinning reel fixed but put it down until you force yourself to learn your baitcaster.in  a week you'll be glad you did.

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dodgeguy,

You're probably right, that's the way to get it done...GET IT DONE!

8-)

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