Whats your fave Combo?

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Whats your fave Combo?

Post by Thom » Tue Nov 22, 2005 1:48 pm

By this i mean for the actual angling side rather than the feild casting area.

Up here in durham the local sea angling tackle shop is Rigs' in Seaham and they stock penn gear mainly so thats what i use.

My fave rod i have used is a Penn Copperhead, light as a feather and copes with the seas and the reel i use with it is a 535 mag, turn all brakes off and away we go.

For fishing over the rough its the good old RT Axcellerator and 535 GS, I Prefer the Gs rather than the mag for this work because i feel the mag has more things that can go wrong and over rough ground you dont want that.



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Post by Led » Wed Nov 23, 2005 10:19 pm

For clean/broken ground - Zziplex Primo Synchro & 6500 Mag Elite. (lines upto 15lb)

Rough Ground - Zziplex XTR Sport & 7500CTC3 or MAG525. (lines from 18-30lb)

Esturary / light surf - Zziplex Ptx Bass & 5500 MagElite (lines from 8-12lb)

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Post by denzle » Thu Nov 24, 2005 4:25 pm

For the rough stuff- Greys Apollo /R.T. Axellerator matched with Penn 525GS/Daiwa 20SHV both with 30lb red ice straight thru
Over mixed ground-Greys Mercury/Century CME matched with Penn 525mag T /525mag (slidey)
Over clean beach- Abu Conlon/Zziplex250zf matched with my trusty 6500 mag elites

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Post by medlar » Thu Nov 24, 2005 11:34 pm

rough ground=century kompressor or g5 supa sport with slosh 30
mixed-clean ground=greys nitra 525 super mag,or abu sports mag
clean ground=abu conolon xodus with sports mag

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Post by geejay » Fri Nov 25, 2005 11:21 am

beaches, clean or mixed = 7ht's + awb's ( 129 or 122) or century formula 216 + shimano aerlex.

estury's = awb 122 + 7ht or 2an' a half lb carp rod + any ol' cheapy fixed spool.

geejayy. more a case of use wot i got.

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Post by mintos » Fri Nov 25, 2005 5:36 pm

you guys got far to much kit by the sound of it, I've got a zziplex LT14 and 525 supermag for everything. :cry:

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Post by Thom » Tue Nov 29, 2005 6:11 pm

but have you made your money back from angling? with the exception of bait and terminal tackle by winning matches i have gradually paid off what i spent on rods and reels, coarse matches though im a codbasher on the beach and with the whities its getting hard to stand a chance

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Post by mintos » Thu Dec 01, 2005 10:24 pm

no never won a fishing match, though I did come second in an egg spoon race at the age of seven, against some pretty stiff opposition.!

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Post by Thom » Wed Dec 07, 2005 4:48 pm

well then i have reason to own so much gear... it pays itself off anyway

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Post by bigguy » Thu Dec 08, 2005 9:24 pm

century tip tornado match and an elite for casting 6oz + leads or medium rough ground

tippy lite for 4- 5 oz leads and an elite.

looking to buy a century bass rod of ebay for light fishing and prob a shimano fixed spool.

and a fresh water quiver tip and browning fixed spool reel for very light fishing (gars, mackrel, pollock, etc)

i always go as light as i can, you get more fun from the same fish.

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