Johnson Javelin/J. Gold Vs. Zebco 33 [Archive] - Glock Talk


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05-21-2002, 15:29
Planning on doing a variety of fishing, up to about 2.5 foot carp. Both of these have been recommended to me, and I can't really decide much. I also know the Javelin Gold is only a few bucks more, not sure of what the main difference is. This would mainly be for the little lady, who is about 5 foot and getting better at fishing by the day. Any pluses or cons to either, or one better suited?

05-22-2002, 09:31
they're both inexspensive beginners reels. the improved rhino 33(red) reel is supposed to have metal/harder gears and be smoother. for small fish they're ok but for big carp i would think they would "strip" the reel. you might want to get a spinning reel. for the price you would probably be better off. shouldn't be any more difficult to cast either.

05-22-2002, 09:33
No Rhinos sold around here, it's essentially completely narrowed down to these two. They're for the little lady mainly anyways.