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Old 04-21-2011, 12:46 AM
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Well this is a bit off topic but I started out with spinning reels. You cast with your right hand and take up line with your left (back in my day the handles weren't interchangeable) so when I made the transition to bait casters it felt really uncomfortable to switch hands after the cast. So I use a left handed bait casting reel. I cast with my right and reel with my left. It seems very natural to me. You never switch hands and you are ready as soon as the lure hits the water. Since then I have noticed that some pros had taught themselves to use a left handed reel so they can set the hook with the strong hand and be ready for a quick strike.
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