Sometimes a fisherman may not have the stamina to reel in his or her catch, or the catch just requires extra horsepower because of its’ size or location. With an electric reel the angler is able to drop deep to catch cod, swordfish, grouper and others. This is where an electric fishing reel comes in handy, they range in sizes from small to large. The electric reel drive attaches to conventional reels and spinning reels and can be used in saltwater or freshwater. Electric reels are made by several manufacturers with name brands like; Shimano, Daiwa, Lindgren-pitman, Kristal, Dolphin and many others. Electric reel range in price from a couple hundred dollars up to over five thousand dollars. The electric reels come in different volts and some come with a wireless remote control to give the angler different options while fishing or simply be hands free. Some electric reels can be used for trolling or deep drop offshore fishing and the reels also have various speeds it can run on.


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