Top Ad Widget

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

I am new to baitcasting and feel that sometimes it is a much more effective way to fish. I am wondering why baitcasting reels ar

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • I am new to baitcasting and feel that sometimes it is a much more effective way to fish. I am wondering why baitcasting reels ar

    I am new to baitcasting and feel that sometimes it is a much more effective way to fish. I am wondering why baitcasting reels are designed so that the angler reels with the same hand that he uses to cast? Why is it different than the way spinning reels are designed?

  • #2
    Because baitcasting reels were designed by lefties bent on revenge to a right-handed world.

    That said, you can buy left-handed baitcasting reels. But I use the right-handed models anyway, just to spite the lefties - "See, I can still use it just fine without whining."

    Comment


    • #3
      Baitcasting reels are just marketed backwards. I cast both left and right, If you are right handed your right hand is your strenght hand and should be used for fighting/pullin in fish. Your weak hand should be doing the little finesse cranking of the reel. This would make a right handed baitcasting reel (as it should be called/marketed) right hand cast, left hand crank and the opposite on left hand models. It's silly to see pro fishermen thro right handed and reel right handed. what ever floats their boats I guess.

      Comment

      Welcome!

      Collapse

      Welcome to Outdoor Life's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Outdoor Life, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

      If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

      And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on outdoorlife.com.

      Right Rail 1 Ad

      Collapse

      Top Active Users

      Collapse

      There are no top active users.

      Right Rail 2 Ad

      Collapse

      Latest Topics

      Collapse

      • Christmas present "trade"?
        by dewman
        You fellas remember I posted pics a ways back where I redid my 511-x .22? Well my son called me soon after and asked me to put it up and not shoot it...
        Yesterday, 02:48 PM
      • Finally filled that elk tag!
        by Ernie
        Sometimes what you think is going to be a relatively easy and quick hunt, turns into a longer process. This has been the case, to fill my cow/calf elk...
        11-30-2021, 01:05 PM
      • Leupold screwed me
        by dewman
        had a little time yesterday afternoon so thought I would take a moment to get my recently "repaired" Leupold vx2 lined out. As it turns out,...
        11-29-2021, 09:57 AM
      • The TGIF Buck
        by fitch270
        First off, a shout out to FB for hanging out with me this afternoon from over 1000 miles away. I’m still a bit dumbfounded about what went down....
        11-26-2021, 11:49 PM
      • Have you tried a "shemagh"?
        by FirstBubba
        I put this on F&S also to give everybody a heads up.

        "... The shemagh, also known as the keffiyeh or Arab scarf, is a simple yet...
        11-25-2021, 12:06 PM

      Right Rail 3 Ad

      Collapse

      Footer Ad Widget

      Collapse
      Working...
      X