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Ultimate BFS Casting Reel…

Written on July 4, 2015 at 8:57 am, by

You might have seen I was on the path of trying to find out which reel would Bait Casting Finesse better for the small lures. And by small lures I don’t mean a 4″ unweighted senko, or a 1/8oz spinner bait, or a 2″ minnow or jerkbait, by the small stuff I mean lures of  ..continue reading »

Shimano Aldebaran BFS XG mod from 8:1 to 6.2:1

Written on March 25, 2015 at 8:57 am, by

First of all I have to say I really love the Aldebaran, and lately it’s one of my favourite reels, after modifying it to a 6.2:1 gear ratio, as my intent for this reel is smaller minnows, deep divers, and other cranks that are more fitted for lake trout, and the river fishing I do  ..continue reading »

Casting with Daiwa T3 Air, Shimano Aldebaran BFS XG and ABU Revo LTZ shootout

Written on January 11, 2015 at 1:31 pm, by

It’s some time now since I have all 3 of these reels in my workshop: Daiwa T3 Air, Shimano Aldebaran BFS XG and the Abu Revo LTZ Racing Limited 7. These are the top Bait Finesse reels from each reel manufacturer, considering the top 3 reel manufacturers in the world (in my opinion). This will  ..continue reading »

Daiwa Pluton 200 HL vs Shimano Calcutta 201 TE

Written on March 28, 2013 at 11:48 am, by

I invite you to assist to a new old battle between the reel giants, Daiwa vs Shimano. This time its a heavy weight battle with two of the best knows round profile reels on the market. In the left corner, in silver shorts, Daiwa Pluton 200HL, while in the right corner, in golden shorts, the  ..continue reading »

Soxy even SOXYer

Written on February 8, 2012 at 5:43 pm, by

If Soxy new how to sing this would be it’s favourite song… It’s almost final. The spacers are here. They seemed almost impossible to procure, but a few days ago, a friend of mine, Horea sent me a very short e-mail: ” Tell me what you need for your Soxy, and you’ll have it in  ..continue reading »

Project Soxy has begun :)

Written on January 29, 2012 at 1:54 pm, by

What is SOXY? SOXY is my future finesse casting reel. I’ll use it to cast for chub and lake trout. How efficient will it be for this type of fishing, I guess I’ll just have to find out. I’m saying I’ll just have to find out, because no one really says anything about the capabilities  ..continue reading »

Finesse bait casting spool?

Written on January 24, 2012 at 8:54 pm, by

Before you start drilling holes… consider you can calculate about how much weight you can save with simple mathematics. And of course read my experience, and see if it’s worth it. I’m getting a new Pixy spool anyway so there’s no harm done if I damage the spool if my old faithful Daiwa Sol. The  ..continue reading »