The following selection of the nine best reel brands is partly based on my own experiences as an angler and partly on the experiences and personal views of thousands of other anglers, whom I have asked for their opinions through several online surveys.
Both Shimano and Pflueger are two of the most popular spinning reel brands in the US and are used by millions of anglers around the …
Being one of the world’s largest fishing gear manufacturers, Shimano produces excellent reels and rods and enjoys enormous popularity worldwide. They offer gear for all budgets and give you the best value for your money every time.
Shimano and Okuma are two popular and well-established names in the world of fishing tackle. While Shimano has pretty much always enjoyed a high status …
While both Shimano and Abu Garcia are trendy gear choices for anglers, most consider Shimano the better reel brand. Many of their reel series are smaller and more lightweight and offer more value for the price than most Abu Garcia reel models.
Although both are of great quality and stature in the fishing tackle space, Shimano tends to edge out Penn with the better reels on the market. Their key models have excellent quality, a significant reputation, and millions of satisfied owners worldwide.