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by williamjbrett
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Jigs/Spinner/Buzzbaits
Topic: Spinnerbait guys: different blade configurations
Replies: 22
Views: 4754

Re: Spinnerbait guys: different blade configurations

I'm relatively new to freshwater fishing (6 months experience in Eastern Massachusetts) and have been using 3/8 ounce spinnerbaits to target largemouth bass in a shallow (average 3 feet deep) slow moving heavily stained river. Having best results using a brightly colored white or chartreuse/white sk...
by williamjbrett
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Conquest 50 vs 15 Conquest 100 HG
Replies: 23
Views: 2218

Re: Conquest 50 vs 15 Conquest 100 HG

Thanks for the info. Now I get it. "S' means special shallow spool. I'm all set.
by williamjbrett
Tue Dec 13, 2016 5:06 am
Forum: Maintenance & SuperTuning Q&A
Topic: Best oil for spool bearings for saltwater use
Replies: 12
Views: 1727

Re: Best oil for spool bearings for saltwater use

Just had my Shimano Calcutta GT 200 reel serviced by Shimamo factory service in Irvine, CA. Came back all set but with instructions " stop using red reel oil ." I've been using Quantum Hot Sauce Reel Oil with no problems. Any idea why Shimano would make this recommendation. Thanks guys. Bill
by williamjbrett
Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:01 am
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Conquest 50 vs 15 Conquest 100 HG
Replies: 23
Views: 2218

Re: Conquest 50 vs 15 Conquest 100 HG

I'm confused about spool options for my Shimsno Calcutta Conquest 50 and 100 model reels made before 2012. What does "50S" mean? The spool on my model 50 reel is pretty shallow and I'd like a deeper spool to allow more line capacity. I've been fishing salt water for the past 30 years but a...
by williamjbrett
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:38 pm
Forum: Enthusiast & Import Tackle
Topic: Abu Morrum Brake System
Replies: 6
Views: 1274

Re: Abu Morrum Brake System

Does anyone know if the Abu Garcia JDM Morrum ZX 3600 Mag reel is approved for use in saltwater? Thanks.
by williamjbrett
Fri Jan 20, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Line recommendation for Shimano Calcutta 400 Reel
Replies: 0
Views: 481

Line recommendation for Shimano Calcutta 400 Reel

I've been saltwater fishing for many years but I'm new to freshwater fishing and baitcasting reels and I'm looking for some advice regarding fishing line. By way of background, I purchased my first baitcasting reel just a few years ago at age 58. Where have I been all these years! I love fishing wit...

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