Carp fishing reels are an essential component of any carp angler's gear. These reels are designed to handle the weight and power of carp and come in a variety of sizes and styles. The two most common types of carp fishing reels are baitrunner and big pit reels. Baitrunner reels feature a secondary drag system that allows the carp to take the bait without feeling any resistance, while the main drag can be engaged when the angler is ready to reel in the catch. Big pit reels have a larger spool capacity, allowing for longer casting distances and more line to be retrieved with each turn of the handle. At BearCreeks, there's a wide selection of carp fishing reels available, catering to different skill levels and budgets. Choosing the right carp fishing reel can significantly improve your chances of success, providing the power and control required to catch those big carp.