How far should I be able to cast a line with a baitcast reel.

I have been using spinning reels for over 20 years, but got into using baitcast reels because I am looking into catching bass and stuff. Well, when i cast my line using my baitcast reel it only goes about 20 yrds. Is that usual or should be it be way more? If anyone has any tips or anything please let me know. I have been using a rapala DT04 due to it carrying a little more weight so my cast is a little further.

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advantages/disadvantages of using a baitcast reel for bass fishing?

I want to learn how to use baitcasters and im planning on buying a shimano crucial with 15 pound spider wire braid and a 6’6″ shimano crucial M action. What are the disadvantages/advantages of using a baitcaster as compared to a spinning reel. thanks.

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