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With that in mind, and based on my own experience and what I see others using, I can comfortably say that 5000-6000 is the optimal range for surf fishing reels. The size 5000-6000 is large enough to hold 300 yards of most lines used for shore fishing.

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  • What is the best surf fishing reel size?

  • Because of this, it鈥檚 difficult to make a specific recommendation for the best surf fishing reel size. However, surf casting reels are usually in the range of 5000 to 8000 size spinning reels, with the most common choice being a 6000 size spinning reel. This puts surf casting reels right at the transition from medium to large sized spinning reels.

  • What size fishing rod should I buy for surf fishing?

  • Surf fishing rods are almost twice as long as freshwater rods, attached with a reel that can hold hundreds of yards of thick fishing line. We recommend a surf rod between 8ft to 10ft in length attached with a 6000 to 8000 series reel, spooled with 25lb to 50lb braided fishing line.

  • What size reel do I need for a 12 foot rod?

  • Choosing a fishing rod to go with this size reel: 75, 750 or 7500 sizes are a large size that will be fine to use on a heavy 9 foot, 10 foot or 12 foot fishing rods for shore based angling and in terms of line class, look for a rod with a line rating of 10Kgs or more.

  • How do I choose the right size reel for me?

  • The easiest way to determine the right size for your purpose is to look at our fishing reel size chart below, and to check which one works best for you. Spinning reel sizes can be a little confusing because there are two different size classifications around that are both in use.