size comparison John baker and avet HX

Discussion in 'Reels' started by mike garone, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. mike garone

    mike garone Well-Known Member

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    I am looking to get a jigging reel that can handle large tuna (200+ pounds). Really what I am looking for here is something very compact. I know the Bakers have a more powerful drag but are they more compact. I was thinking about the size 6 as compared to the HX. I like the idea that these reels have alot of overhead room with the drags.