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Omnia collects thousands of detailed fishing reports from anglers across the country to power our local recommendations. Here are the top Reels recommendations for using the Blade Baits technique mentioned in fishing reports from anglers near you.

Lew's Speed Spool LFS Casting Reel

$74.95

Reported by
217 Bassin

Cottonwood Lake (MN)

217 Bassin reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Lew's Speed Spool LFS Casting Reel on Cottonwood Lake. Additional comments from this report: "We stayed in 15-20 feet of water and casted as close to the bank as possible. Ran the chatter bait over grass and down the ledges and it produced healthy big bass as well as multiple 25” pike. "

Reported by
STEVE OUELLETTE

Chickamauga Lake (TN)

STEVE OUELLETTE reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Lew's Speed Spool LFS Casting Reel on Chickamauga Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Fished a BFL out of Dayton boat ramp. Started the morning on the southern part of the lake hitting creeks primarily focusing on flats near secondary points in 5 to 12 feet of water. Targeting small brush piles and rock veins with the Damiki Vault in a lift and flutter retrieve. Also threw a Stike King tungsten 2 tap in Fire Craw and TN Shad color. Had several short strikes but keepers were difficult to locate. moved to the back of the creeks and targeted clay banks near marina with the Strike King Hybrid Hunter and Damiki vault. Lost one nice fish on the hybrid hunter and had a short fish on the Vault. As the day progressed we changed it up and hit steeper banks that had wood cover and large rock with a 3/8 oz Strike king Structure jig paired with a mini rage craw. Had several bites but the fish were not committing to the jig and would pick it up by the tails of the craw and not take the bait fully, switched to a Big Bite Bait Craw tube in Tilapia color and dressed it up with just a little Chartreuse rigged on a 4/0 Owner Haymaker hook and 3/16 oz Woo Tungsten never chip weight unpegged. With the fish being so pressured I would remove the craw arms from the bait to make it more streamlined. Caught a few short fish doing this near bluff walls in about 12 feet of water. Finished the day fishing flats near secondary points with the Damiki vault and caught several hybrids, White Bass and Drum. With the pressure of having 200 tournament boats, many more boats out practicing for the upcoming ABA tournament it was very hard finding areas that hadn't been fished by multiple boats. Fishing the Vault in the rock veins dulled up my hooks pretty quick so I swapped them out with Owner ST-36 size 4 trebles and swapped the split rings with owner hyper wire size 2. I also swapped the hooks and split rings on my hybrid hunters with STX-38 size 4 trebles and size 3 hyper wire split rings. "

Reported by
livinthehydelife

Black Lake (LA)

livinthehydelife reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Lew's Speed Spool LFS Casting Reel on Black Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Fish was in the pre spawn big bass feeding up by the bridge caught a 8 1/2 where the channel swings by a bridge piling "

Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Casting Reel

$209.99

Reported by
StoneCold Bobby Bassin

Long Lake (WA)

StoneCold Bobby Bassin reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Casting Reel on Long Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Winter bass fishing is my favorite. You need to find rock and ledges that lead from 25’ to 40’ of water. Bass will come up shallow in low light conditions, and then drop back off to deep water during the day. In the morning these fish are the easiest to catch. Use a Damiki Vault. The good and silver colors seem to work the best. Cast over the drop offs and let the Vault sink to the bottom. Give it 3-5 seconds, and then pop the lure off the bottom 2-4 feet and let it pendulum back to you in a tight line. When it hits the bottom, let is sit again, and then pop it. Work the Vault back to you and you will be catching bass in no time."

Reported by
Nate

Marion Lake (MN)

Nate reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Casting Reel on Marion Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Bass were chasing bluegill in the 6ft to 11ft range."

Reported by
Cayden Holst

Mozingo Lake (MO)

Cayden Holst reported catching White Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Daiwa Tatula SV TW103 Casting Reel on Mozingo Lake. Additional comments from this report: "Caught while jigging for the better size, although i didnt catch anything else that day it was still fun! TIGHT LINES🎣🎣🎣 "

Shimano Curado DC Casting Reel

$269.99

Reported by
Kenmac

Lake Fork (TX)

Kenmac reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Shimano Curado DC Casting Reel on Lake Fork. Additional comments from this report: "Used under spin baits, fishing dock lights. We caught (2) 5 pounders and (8) 3 ad 4 pounders"

Reported by
Omnia Community Member

Lake Murray (SC)

Omnia Community Member reported catching Largemouth Bass using the Blade Baits technique and Shimano Curado DC Casting Reel on Lake Murray. Additional comments from this report: "Bass will be found on the sunny side of shallow docks. Retrieve slowly with occasional pauses."

Reported by
The Chub King

Delta Reservoir (NY)

The Chub King reported catching Walleye using the Blade Baits technique and Shimano Curado DC Casting Reel on Delta Reservoir. Additional comments from this report: "We found some active birds and walleye were underneath the schools of little perch. Hopping blades or swimbaits off the bottom and then letting them fall was the key."

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