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Would this reel be appropriate for a Larger Swimbait application?

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Would this be a decent swimbait reel or is it just not up to "snuff". How about the width,will that be an issue?

Here are the specs on this reel:

ANTI REVERSE AND ON/OFF CLICK LINE DRAG FOR FISH TAKING ALARM.

GEAR RATIO IS   5.5:1

LINE CAP. IN

LBS/YRDS     MM/M

10/260            0.30/240

15/150            0.40/140

20/100            0.50/100

5 BALL BEARINGS

1 PIECE FRAME AND ALUMINUM SIDE PLATES

Pic(s) enclosed

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I am not a swimbaiter by any means, but I was told you want a reel that can handle about 200yds of 17-20lb line.  

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What about retrieve ratio?

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I have been looking at 300/400 series calcuttas and cardiffs, they all seem to have ratios between 5.0:1 and 5.8:1.  So I would say you will be ok.

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That's a very good reel for swimbaits. It also excels as a Muskie reel. Swimbaits are no different than Muskie baits.

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