Reel Maintenance and Care


  • Fishing Reels

    Dialing in Your Drag

    Ever feel like Goldilocks when it comes to drag pressure? Too loose and fish throw hooks, too tight and they snap the line. This guide unravels the mysteries of drag settings, helping you find the perfect balance for a successful …

    April 29, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin
  • Fishing Reels

    Mastering the Art of Fishing Reel Lubrication

    Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, understanding how to lubricate a fishing reel is crucial for its optimal performance and longevity. In this ultimate guide, we’ll walk you through everything you need to know about lubricating your fishing …

    February 25, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah
  • Fishing Reels

    Fly Reel Care and Maintenance Tips

    Maintaining the performance and longevity of fly reels is a straightforward process that requires minimal effort. While contemporary fly reels are designed to withstand rugged use, a few simple precautions can extend their lifespan and ensure optimal performance. These maintenance …

    February 11, 2024 | Baitshop Kevin

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Ensuring Smooth Sailing: A Guide to Keeping Your Fishing Reel in Top Shape

January 21, 2024 | Baitshop Sarah

For avid anglers, the anticipation of a fishing trip doesn’t solely lie in the actual time spent on the water; it begins with the preparation. Choosing the right rods, deciding on the perfect combination of hooks, lures, and weights, and …

Essential Winter Care for Your Fishing Gear

January 15, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

With winter setting in and outdoor activities winding down, it’s the perfect time to give your fishing equipment the attention it deserves. Taking a moment to organize and store your gear properly during the colder months can ensure a hassle-free …

A Guide to Choosing the Right Rod and Reel Combo

November 28, 2023 | Baitshop Garrett

When it comes to selecting a fishing combo, understanding your fishing preferences, preferred reel type, and target fish species is crucial. This guide will help you make an informed choice of a rod and reel combination based on your fishing …

How to Properly Clean and Lube Your Fly Fishing Reel

August 31, 2023 | Baitshop Garrett

So, you’ve got yourself a fancy fly fishing reel. Congrats! But wait, before you start bragging about your swanky gear, remember that even the coolest reels need some tender loving care. Yes, that means it’s time to clean and lube …

Troubleshooting Common Reel Issues and Repairs for Novice Anglers

July 13, 2023 | Baitshop Garrett

Selecting the Right Gear As a novice angler, selecting the right gear is essential to having success on the water. When choosing a reel, consider the type of fishing you plan on doing. For example, if you are fishing in …