Pick what test line you want and make sure the reel holds 250-300 yards of it (more for big sharks, like 400+ yards). But generally speaking, spinning reels anywhere from 5000 (if they’re tough) to 8000 size. Conventionals: 6000 to 7000 size (Abu/Akios). Not sure about other conventional reel brand size designations... 15-30?
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