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Old 02-14-2011, 11:44 AM
Cousin Eddie
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Originally Posted by bladenbullet View Post
i grew up on the great lakes fishing trout and salmon...have seen a salmon take 300 yards at incredibly high speed from the hit...multiple times on daiwa 47 and 47 line counter reels without failures...i'm sure some of the saltwater guys have seen some real big fish action but i ahve never seen or hear about a levelwind failure in my experience...
Same here. I've had a large salmon smoke the drag but I've never had the levelwind fail. I've got a 22 rod combination of 320's, 330's, Daiwa 47's, and Shimano Charter Specials. No problems with the levelwinds on any of them.