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Left handed retrieve Low Profile Baitcaster?

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Is there such a thing? I know Abu makes a Standard Baitcaster in a lefty but no low profile. Do I have to go with a standard? Anyone got one in nice shape they want to sell? Thanks.

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I use a pinnacle tetra metal series low profile lefty, like it alot but spendy.. It replaced a quantum low profile lefty, cant remember the model on that one but it was ok too, drag was a bit touchy.. I know phleuger has a new lefty out also... Not alot of choices for folks sitting in the back of the boat, still waiting patiently for a lefty line counter..............Paul

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Ya a lefty line counter would be awesome. I hate setting the hook with my right hand, switching the rod to my left and then reeling with my right. Im I backwards or do a lot of ya do it too?

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I did a survey on spinning and bait-casting reels a long time ago on FM and it was a fifty fifty split. Wish the companies that make high end reels would get a clue!

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I know Daiwa makes left handed reels in their high end low profiles. You could probably find one on hsolist. Most other companies make them as well, I would check company websites to see what they have available.

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I've always used a lefty set-up, spinning or casting.

Shimano has a good selection of lefty models in baitcasting. Shimano's left handed models have a model number ending in "01" For example the Corsair 400 is right hand and the Corsair 401 is the lefty

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I have one that works great. I think that it is called a Bantum Curado (sp). They are out there, you may have to ordere from a catalog and that way you can specify.

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Look under "Lefties" in the Reed's Sporting goods HSOforum; they have most of the Abu Garcia, and Shimano models listed there

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