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baitcaster for ice fishing

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If you were going to use a baitcaster for ice fishing with a slip bobber, what kind of reel would you use? I know that the line guide on some can mess up the bobber knot a lot worse than others. I'm considering my Abu that has the much larger line guide opening, but it's heavy for an ice rod. Not that I'm so weak I can't hold it all day, it just does not seem to be a good matched combo.

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I have a shimano corliolas on a genz medium heavy 3' rod. I love it for walleye fishing in deep water and early ice with bigger heavier spoons. It's also fun with a big shinner on a slip just like a tip up

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