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I am looking for a good frog reel with good drag

any suggestions

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The drag isn't that big of a deal with a frogging reel. You're gonna want to tighten that sucker down all the way so it doesn't slip an inch.

I used a $50 Daiwa Strikeforce 100SH 7:1 reel all year last year and had a blast. It's actually a surprising decent reel for the money, and it takes up 31" of line with each turn of the handle. I would recommend putting Reel Grips on the handles, though. They are hard plastic so they get a little slick.

Really, all you're mostly doing is twitching the frog with the rod and taking up slack line with the reel. Frogs are heavy and easy to cast with a cheaper reel, too. This is THE one technique where a premium reel is not going to help you very much at all. I feel the rod is way more important than the reel when frog fishing. If the setup is for strictly frogging, save a few bucks on the reel, you'll end up dropping it on a nice rod or on frogs anyway.

One the other hand, if the setup is not just for frogging, but also may be used for flipping, pitching, jigging, then disregard the earlier statement and go with a Curado or Revo.

http://www.fieldandstream.com/articles/gear/fishing/2009/06/daiwa-strikeforce-100sh-baitcasting-reel

http://www.reelgrip.com/products-page/

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My Frog reel is a Calais 200A....It will do the trick 8-) 8-)

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Well since you didnt mention price range here is what I use...

Steez swimbait stick paired with a JDM Zillion HLC.  Spooled with 70 lb Samurai braid I can sling those frogs out a country mile with that setup. 

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I use a Revo Sx 7:1:1 2010 model, works perfect for me.

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brands aside . you want to get a reel that has good line capacity , strong drag , and a fast rate of retrieve (preferrably a 7.1:1 gear ratio but a 6.4:1 gear ratio will work also ) . as for me , i use a Revo SX 7.1:1 reel using 30 lb. braid . any how , most decent reels with high speed gears will work , try to find one in your budget and have fun  ;)

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Skeet Reese Revo ($179 at BPS) on a 7'3" Vendetta Hvy Fast Action Rod ($61 Shipped from Aquasuperstore)!! 

I switched to this outfit from a GLX 843 and a JDM Core, since it was OVERKILL for frogs  8-).....wait there isn't such a thing as overkill, d**n bait monkey listen to Redline

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Revo STX in 6:4:1 if you want the full fury of the Abu drag!

i guess it depends, i fish over pads mostly, and those bass are smart about diving into the stems, with that high speed though, you can prevent escape

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