Ultralight / Microlight Reel Suggestions?

The last extra-small spinning reel I had went to a nephew several years ago.

Can't seem to find a decent quality reel that's designed for 2 lb. test or lighter.

This is for a very specific technique, 1/32 oz marabou jigs in gin-clear springs.

Haven't tried it on trout in over a decade, but our vacation plans make it likely.

Thanks for any feedback.


  • DropTheHammerDropTheHammer East CoastPosts: 383 Deckhand
    There's quite A few. 4 lb on A ultra light does the trick.
    This is when I start to thing cross-over to fly fishing.
    Ice fishing

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  • andrewthe1andrewthe1 Posts: 587 Officer
    I have an older shimanno stratic 1000 that is nice could maybe find one used
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  • Alex from GAAlex from GA Posts: 1,169 Officer
    Pfleuger President MODEL # PRESSP20X.  I have the next size up and am impressed with it. 
  • Nick NikonNick Nikon Posts: 1,821 Captain
    Thanks for the suggestions.

    I'll check them both.
  • DES51DES51 Posts: 78 Greenhorn
    I used a Shimano Sienna 500 for ice fishing. Handles light line and held up well. 
  • Kill_It_N_Grill_ItKill_It_N_Grill_It fort lauderdalePosts: 36 Greenhorn
    try stradic 1000
  • SpineymanSpineyman Posts: 7,622 Admiral
    Try the Daiwa BG 1500.
    Kayak Rookie...and loving it.
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