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Here is a general guide to reel gear ratio selection. Are there exceptions? Yes, but this is generally a good list to use as a starting point. 

Low Gear Ratio - 5.1:1  - 5.4:1
Deep Crankbaits
Big Swimbaits
Deep Water Spinnerbaits

Medium Gear Ratio - 6.1:1 - 6.4:1
Squarebill Crankbaits
Medium Depth Crankbaits
Shallow Spinnerbaits

High Gear Ratio - 7.1:1 - 8.1:1
Jigs and Big Worms
Shaky Heads
Texas Rigs
Carolina Rigs
Top Water
Lipless Crankbaits


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