High Speed Gear Ratios for Everything Bass

It’s tough to argue with success, so when Elite Series AOY Champion Aaron Martens says that 23 of his 25 boat-based casting reels are 8.5:1, we listen. We think you’ll find this extended talk session interesting too.

Aaron Martens lays out his reasons for fishing high speed reels for everything. When he speaks of high speed, we’re talking faster than 8.1:1. The reasons are many, but it comes down to efficiency: easier fishing, more casts, more water covered, more hookups and more fish staying hooked and boarding his boat. This is a fun and interesting uncut, free-form talk session with a guy with an uncanny ability to catch bass anywhere in the country.  

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