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by redmouse
Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: Rod rest?
Replies: 6
Views: 3048

if you fish close to the car the salt tripod is great, if you fish marks that are a good trek away then it is noticably heavy. its very sturdy in windy conditions and on rocks but the weight is still a big issue with it for me. ive bought an ian golds tripod and if ive any bit of a trek i bring that...
by redmouse
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:10 pm
Forum: South Coast
Topic: Bait for Bass advice
Replies: 8
Views: 3148

lay the mussel meat on a tray and lightly cover in salt about 5/6 hours before you intend to use them. this will dry them out slightly and make them easier to get on a hook. 30 seconds after being in the water they rehydrate back to normal again.
by redmouse
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: South Coast
Topic: New Rods??? decisions decisions
Replies: 26
Views: 6974

I've heard the Golds rods were zziplex blanks- don't know if it's true or not ive heard that too but cant imagine it being true, ive also heard they were daiwa balnks and that they were blanks imported from china. where exactly they do come from i dont know, but they are good. another rumour going ...
by redmouse
Wed Feb 08, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: South Coast
Topic: New Rods??? decisions decisions
Replies: 26
Views: 6974

just to throw the cat amongst the pigeon, have a look at the ian golds range. i bought the super match extra and i kinda liked it but at 14ft 10 it was too long for me. i swapped it a few months ago for the international match and all i can say it wow, what a rod. i genuinly dont think you will get ...
by redmouse
Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:57 am
Forum: Reels
Topic: multiplier reels
Replies: 21
Views: 19545

i read a post on another forum from someone who tested the akios reels before they went into mass production. he said himself and others reccommended a couple of very slight modifications and it could have been a very good reel comparable with ones much more expensive. he said akios never bothered w...
by redmouse
Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: multiplier reels
Replies: 21
Views: 19545

if you will be fishing over clean ground then a 2nd hand abu 6500 would be ideal, preferably a green mag elite. the older 2nd hand ones are better than the newer ones and will be cheaper. they are as easy to cast as a fixed spool if set up right. if the ground isnt so clean then a 525 mag wouldnt be...
by redmouse
Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Rod rings.
Replies: 5
Views: 6420

i had to buy a bpht tip ring for one of my rods, this is the tip to match the bnhg, i was told by the shop that he has had some problems with the newer ones. he reckoned the older ones were made and assembled in japan but the newer ones were made from japanese componants but assembled in the uk and ...
by redmouse
Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:08 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: Gambia report
Replies: 4
Views: 8491

you jammy jammy git :) , looks like a fishing trip of a lifetime, thanks for sharing it
by redmouse
Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Ireland Coast
Topic: Beach report 25th November 2011 Downhill Strand
Replies: 1
Views: 4413

at least ye got out and managed a fish, check back when ye have used the lights a few times to say how they are.
by redmouse
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: Not only the fish is feeling gutted here.
Replies: 6
Views: 3535

i dont think that fish is anywhere near 20lb, its a cracking fish and one id have loved to have caught, but for me it looks closer to 10lb than 20.
by redmouse
Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Reels
Topic: Change of Reel
Replies: 3
Views: 2872

i presume you mean the Akios Shuttle lol :D ,
not used one myself but they have been getting very good reviews from both anglers and casters alike
by redmouse
Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:51 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Bargain or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 4992

thats not a bargain, thats robbery :D :D . i just hope he doesnt realise what a numpty he is and ask for them back :D
by redmouse
Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Lines and Braid
Topic: advice on low memory line please.
Replies: 10
Views: 9726

Every time I go sea fishing, I unwind my existing line onto a spare spool (From a fixed spool reel) drop the spool into a bucket of water to take away any salt from it and wind it back onto the reel via a clean piece of cloth to dry it properly. why are you doing this? when i get home i run my reel...
by redmouse
Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:39 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Which Long Rod
Replies: 13
Views: 20892

by redmouse
Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:06 pm
Forum: General Sea Fishing Forum
Topic: First Multiplier: How Do I Use It?..
Replies: 6
Views: 3010