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Casting distance on Shimano E series vs. D series

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I don't have any E series Curado's/ Citica's yet, for crankbait fishing do they offer increased casting distance over the D series? Thanks

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My E5 casts beautifully.

I think it is more important to "balance" your reel specs with those on your rod for better and longer casts.

The line size on the rod and reel need to balance or you will never have a proper cast.

Also, check out the bait size on your rod and stay within those paramaters for better casts.

A longer rod will give you longer casts, too.  But longer rods are not for everyday fishing; they are more "technique" oriented.

You may want to go with a lighter line when trying for longer casts, too.

Just "balance" your reel with the rod; read any follow-up posts from the guys; and have fun.  :)

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I agree with Sam. The rod and reel need to balance and the line diameter will play a big role in casting distance. For example...I can cast a Senko about 10-15 yard further on 10# test than with 12#. But you have to make sure that your rod specs allow for the change in line diameter. Too thick and it won't cast very far...too thin and you will snap the line on a big fish.

I had a Curado E the first day it was available in stores and ended up returning it and getting a Revo STX because the Revo will cast much further than the Curado E. I especially noticed this when casting heavier spinnerbaits.

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I appreciate both your comments on the line specs & rod. I'm limited to 7' rods because my boat is 18' & my rod locker can't store a longer rod. I typically use 12# Yozuri on my crankin stick, though I realize if I went to 10# floro I could probably will get it a little deeper. The bait that I  usually throw is a Jackall Muscle Deep crank, with a longer cast I get the bait further away from the boat and more importantly keep it running it's max depth longer. Big O, I'm intriqued by your comments about the Revo STX. I admit I've only used Shimano up to this point which makes it hard to try anything else but I might have to try the Revo next year if it gives me a significant upgrade in distance. Coincindentally the Revo Winch is  in the BPS Xmas flier, I noticed that it also has a little more line capacity than Shimano.

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I had a Curado E the first day it was available in stores and ended up returning it and getting a Revo STX because the Revo will cast much further than the Curado E. I especially noticed this when casting heavier spinnerbaits.

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