Conventional Fishing Reel

Conventional Fishing Reel
Difference between two reels?

What is the difference, apart from the look, between a baitcaster reel and a conventional reel like a Diawa saltist. which is better the baitcaster or other conventional reels. Im not going to be tackling huge fish with it but just want to know which one will be better.

A baitcaster tends to be smaller and more copact than a conventional reel. Baitcasters also tend to have level winds more often than conventional reels.

For instance, this is a baitcaster…

And this here, is a conventional…

Abu Garcia Ambassadeur Alphamar Conventional Reels – J&H Tackle