what is the diffrence between a spinning reel and a bait cast reel when it comes to fishing equipment?

Im going to take up fishing and a relative new to the sport. I have fished as a child but going to take it up again going 2 or 3 times a week. I live near 3 rivers( pgh, pa) and numerous lakes in the region. Wondering which is better for some one new. thanx for the info

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What type of baitcasting rod/reel combo will allow me to fish for bottom fish, bait fish and stripers?

I just bought a shakespeare 6’6″ baitcasting reel and lined it with 20#. It doesn’t look to strong so my question is i know i’ll be able to use it for bait fish and bottom fish, but can i use if for stripers too or is it too small?

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Which Fishing line should I put on my Quantum Code bait caster?

I have a Quantum Code bait casting reel on a 7 foot rod. I will use this reel for freshwater largemouth bass fishing (topwater, and crank baits) I was wondering which line I should use?
Either 1) Monofilament
2) Fluorocarbon
3) Braid
And if you would, please recommend the brand of the line you’d choose. Thanks.

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What is some good bait for Washington fishing?

I am looking to do some more fishing in washington, and want some good bait. the bait would be for either lake/river fish like trout or any saltwater fish you can catch of a dock. this is in the Puget Sound area of Washington. also, i could use some good stores to get this stuff. please help.

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Deep water crank bait fishing for bass?

Okay.I fish all the time and I mean all the time but my biggest weakness is in the application of deep water crank baits.I don,t even own but a few of them but it,s high time I learn.What are some of the best ones in your opinion and what sets them apart from others.Rod choice seems subjectional as well.A stiff rod or soft rod,what length and line dia. as well?Also,locating prime offshore areas to use them,what do you look for on the fish finder/gps that catches your attention the best?If I can get good at this pattern I believe I could catch fish that most people don,t even fish for around here.Anything you can give me on this subject will be anxiously anticipated.Thanks

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