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Old 10-02-2012, 12:46 PM
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Default Re: Hatch Reels

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Originally Posted by sweetandsalt View Post
I like all the reels you mentioned and the Fortuna may be the strongest drag but what issues did you have with Hatch? I have used a 7+ bonefishing and it was great.
I too had a 7+ and with mine, I had to basically CRANK the drag all the way to come up with any sort of real stopping power, talking 8 pound Maxima UG tippet and still had issues getting enough drag. I know many many others who had same issues...

The build quality was superb, but I was not very impressed with the drag...

Drag was super smooth, very low start up intertia, just wanted more balls I guess is the best way to put it...
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