KK_Surf

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  1. The optimal weight to get great distance is 150 gms (5.3oz). so far by the distance casters around the world. Anything beyond like 180 gms. My distance gets reduced. Some one correct me if this wrong.
  2. Is it still available ?
  3. @FlatWing @ZAFisher Due to heavy currents in sea these days, I'm forced to use the below Imp sputnik sinkers in the pic attached to up and over rig. Currenlty I am using over head cast method to cast the below sinker as I am not good using hatteras or pendulum cast. I would to like know what is the bait release accuracy level in this type of sputnik sinkers clipping directly to the sinkers ? Sorry If this sounds like a repeated question, just looking from different point of angles. KK
  4. I dont think it has silicon tube inside. It 's named as red soft crimp. You have explained the purpose of this already. May I know how this can be slide later after it is put into final position we just need to pull/push it with the the red cap ? Second it is possible to make a true adjustable crimps if we have silicon tube and crimps separetly available. Can we insert the tube inside the crimps and make one ? If so do you have any procedure video? KK
  5. Have tested the up and over rig on the surf, the brightion cast results came out 100% well. Few improvements advise required on the rig. On the below of your rig picture attached, you said you have used adjustable crimp similar to the orange_soft_crimp in other pic. And I am having the stock of the orange soft crimp. Is it possible to use the orange soft crimp as adjustable crimp.? Beleive these adjustable crimps helps the hook snod line with correct tension to the bent clip by adjusting it. KK
  6. Ok I have prepared the up and over rig as per Sandmans video with OTG IMP shield instead of IMP shield. Now I am apprehensive about the bent clip holding the line for me while doing the OTG cast or Brighton cast. I feel the hook snod line will slip out of the clip before the cast when dragging the the rig on the ground. What is your thought about this and how to avoid this ? KK
  7. I am not a expert in long casting techniques, but I can see you already have the items in your hand to cast 120 yds easily. May I ask the full details of your Shimano Ultegra 5500 ? Is it the latest model Shimano Ultegra 5500 Ci4 XTC ? If so this one is already LC reel. Stradic FL is more apt for freshwater application not intended for surfcasting and interms of balancing your surf rod also a concern as the reel is nearer to 300 gms only. Now all I can see from the knowledge I gathered from other senior anglers Like FlatWing & Za fisher in this forum. You need to improvise your casting skills. Mastering in this sequence Brighton Cast > OTG Cast>Hatteras cast>Pendulum cast.
  8. Flatwing - One more question I want to check with you as several anglers in India in past they tried similar rigs and they often complain the hook snod link is not separating from the bent clip or from the IMP bait clips when touches the water. How to ensure these types of rigs works 100% ? Regards, KK
  9. I am using Jbraid x8 50 LB that I imported from USA 0.36mm 30 LB is PowerPro Spectra 0.28mm from USA. Now I am migrating to Sufix 832 Advanced Super line (USA) as I heard it gives superior casting distance due to its dyneema fiber.
  10. What I meant is 80 Lb main line rig body. To be clear Braid main line - 50 Lb (this will be attached directly to the rig) Heavy wind cases I use 30 LB as mainline and top shot with 50 or 65 Lb shock leader braid not more than 20 ft attached to rig as you suggested long back. Rig body main line 80 LB and hook snod 80 LB. IRegards, KK
  11. Ok, I got a time to check now only. My Shimano 14000 XTB I was thinking its super slow oscillation. But I manually checked it gives 40 turns up and down that means its slow oscillation. Not sure moving to super slow oscillation 55 turns adds how much distance from the previous. Thinking of taking a Shimano Power Aero surf reel in the future.
  12. Flatwing - I am not able to differentiare between bite resistance and fighting the fish. Actually I am willing to change it to 80 LB hook snod in order to catch a big fish as I said above in kilograms. I dont want my line to get snapped by using a 30 LB when a fish is bigger size. And ofcourse I would be using 80 Lb as my mainline. I think I got confused little with Sandmans video when he says not to use hook snod more than 30 or 40 for certain fish type. Anyway its clear now. Thanks, KK
  13. Hi Flatwing, In continuation to my last message, I just got time to revisit this message to make the up and over rig for the upcoming fishing season in India. BTW I have few doubts before making this rig suiting to indian conditions. Here the targeted fish sizes like ray will be in size of 5 - 35 kg and some rare cases 50 - 100 kg. Also the GTs caught sizes will be 4 - 20 Kgs from the surf. So I need to set up hook snood line minimum of 80 LB instead of 30 or 40 LB. Please let me know its advisable to set it up like this ?
  14. Hi Flatwing, In continuation to my last message, I just got time to revisit this message to make the up and over rig for the upcoming fishing season in India. BTW I have few doubts before making this rig suiting to indian conditions. Here the targeted fish sizes like ray will be in size of 5 - 35 kg and some rare cases 50 - 100 kg. Also the GTs caught sizes will be 4 - 20 Kgs from the surf. So I need to set up hook snood line minimum of 80 LB instead of 30 or 40 LB. Please let me know its advisable to set it up like this ? 2nd while executing the Brighton or OTG cast this rig gets dragged on ground so the up and over pulley clip will not get release due to this ? Please clarify the above doubts Regards, KK
  15. Hi Flat wing, I am in need of another LongCast fixed spool reel to pair with my 11 foot rod. Out of the below 2 which one do you suggest ? Daiwa Tournament Basia QD45 (or) Shimano Areo-Technium 10000 XSC (Now 14000 model) Regards, KK