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mrpike1973

tica ice fishing reel can i use it in summer

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hello why i didnt think of this before is beyond me i have 2 cetus 500 reels would this work on small panfish rods i only used them in the winter i think they would work. someone stole my tackle and rods at a fishing landing i thought if i bought a couple small cheap rods i could use these reels and fish again thanks

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I don't see why not ... not a lot of line capacity.

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Not a problem at all. I have 3 of them on panfish rods. They could probably work on eye rods as well as I have caught many eyes with a Tica reel on my ice rods.

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its wortha try or even use your whole ice rod ive got my biggest walleye, 26.5" this year on a cheap northland trick stick rod and about 40 dinks just a thought..

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I use my ticas and they work just fine.....the only prob I have with them they are a narrow spool and I feel I have less snarls in the spool area with wider spools.....but I still love and have more confidence in fighting fish on my tica over any other reel!

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You have to keep them packed in ice so they don't burn out. YOu can take a 1/2 gallon ziploc and fill it with ice. Poke holes in for the rod and handle. It's sort of embarassing when the ice melts and gets your crotch wet but that's the price you have to pay.

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Never put any ice on mine and have been using them for years.

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I use mine on an ultralight rod and I would say it will work best by using light line and light terminal tackle so you have a balanced system.

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