Best Striped Bass Pole
Posted November 17 2005 - 12:22 PM
Went fishing last weekend and caught two nice sized striped bass. The only problem is I lost a couple of bites because my rod wouldn't hold them, it wasn't strong enough. I was wondering if anyone could recommend a great pole for striped bass.
Posted November 17 2005 - 12:25 PM
Posted November 17 2005 - 1:37 PM
But just and FYI - I think it's considered bad form to post the same topic on more than one board.
Posted November 18 2005 - 11:47 AM
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Posted November 24 2005 - 6:37 PM
Posted November 24 2005 - 7:40 PM
Fish are dropped for many reasons, but not because of rod strength. So long as the rod has enough backbone and the line is strong enough to set the hook you are using, you can land nearly any fish. My biggest ratio catch so far is an estimated 125-135 lb blue shark on 4lb line.The rod was a 5'6" custom I made for small stuff and the reel was a Daiwa SS-1300. It was a line class record, but you cant really eat blue shark (yuck) so I didn't kill it. I don't kill stuff anymore I can't consume. Tell us your tackle. Rod, reel line and hook/lure style.
As for rods, they run the gamut from tiny, to pull the tire off a car heavy.
Posted December 15 2005 - 9:20 PM
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Posted December 17 2005 - 10:03 AM