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Morning all, which would be the better reel for close range barbel fishing using 12lb line , ive got a choice between a wide drum speedia or a 3 1/2" allcocks c185 pin, im guessing there the same size but could be wrong are there any advantages from one over the other?
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Can only vouch for the 815. At least that's my favorite for close range fishing and such an excellent reel. Would never give it away. But I reckon the speedia will do the job just the same. So go for what your eye likes most?
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In order to slightly increase the amount when using the Aerials I have put cork arbours on them. As I am usually fishing close in I only have a maximum of about 50 yards on them. The river is only 10 - 15 yards wide!
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