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i bought a RHINO RODS BAITCAST REEL AND ROD what do you think?????

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On an impulse, i purchased a RHINO Baitcast set up, seems okay, but would like some input. Good or Bad? what do you think of using a set up like that,?

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What do you plan on using it for?

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well, actually i used it with some 35lb braided this weekend out on belle lake near hutchinson, it worked great, and i ended up with a couple decent northern... but i returned the reel today, caus i fish left handed, and the reel only comes in a right handed model, i thought i would try right handen it, but it became much more of a mess than it was worth... so the rod by rhino works great, great feel, and i could definatly tell it was a strong rod. The reel was nice, but i need a lefty version.... any good suggestions on a decent left handed baitcast reel?

i guess i would like it for bass'n and northern'n... maybe a little bit of musky'n too....

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Get yourself the best Shimano left hander you can afford, it will be worth it. I have Curados but there should be several steps down that won't break the bank. They last forever and are very smooth and easy to cast.

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ABU Garcia makes a bunch of good left handed baitcasters. Although I am right handed I have always used left handed reels. Hate switching hands after the cast. There are better choices in more $$$$ reels but you can't beat the Garicas for under $75.00.

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      Thanks, cigar guy.   Might check into it next year.  Or maybe not.   They always used to have some expensive entrees but we just ignored them.    Even 12 for a burger is sort of high for the area, but the view is worth something.   Probably stay with the Crescent.   I don't see how there are enough tourists for the landing to make it. 
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