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  1. After a 25-year hiatus from conventional surf casting with a Penn 500 Jigmaster and a calloused spooling thumb, I hit the Calif. beaches in June, targeting leopard sharks and bat rays with a whole squid on a 6/0 circle, or perch and croakers with squid strips on a #4. The Fathom 15 is a fantastic advance in technology from my '70s era Jigmaster, but I'm only getting about 60 to 75-yard casts with a combo of a 4 oz pyramid sinker, 17 lb mono on the Fathom 15, and an 11-foot Okuma Solaris rod. Only one pair of the three brake pairs is engaged and I've never de-greased the bearings (never suffered one bird's nest so far though). I'm using my best rendition of a Hatteras cast and the rod seems to be loading nicely. Even though I caught a 25 lb bay ray and many meaty croakers with the bait 60-75 yards out, I could see other gamefish being pursued by dolphins/seals at the 100 to 125 yard range, and I'd like to throw big 3 - 5 oz spoons or baits out that far next time. Any good videos on cleaning out the Fathom and putting super whiz-bang oil in it? I'm also open to getting another larger reel like the Akios 757 CT or Blue Yonder 7000 if it means potentially doubling my distance. The heaviest fish I'm likely to encounter are medium rays or shovel-noses, big leopards, yellowtail (occasional boat charters), and drums. I'd appreciate any advice from the forum.
  2. Very lightly used Daiwa Saltist BG40H for sale. It has a small scuff on the left side plate, picture is included. 10/10 mechanically. I only have the reel, no box included. I am located in MD and will ship at the buyers expense. Asking $130 or best offer for the reel. I accept Venmo and Paypal. Thanks!
  3. Selling a penn fathom 12 loaded with 40lb suffix 832 paired with a tsunami 7’6xh rated 40-65lb and 3.25-7oz. Asking for $230 for the combo. Located in Atlantic county and can meet up within a reasonable distance.
  4. I am selling my Penn fathom 15 Star Drag. I bought it two weeks ago for drum fishing for the week I was on vacation and have no further use for it. Basically still like new. There is one small scuff/scratch on it from hook touching it but otherwise nice. Did not touch any saltwater (other than line reeled in), fished from pier only, did not fish in surf with it. Will post/send pics if needed. Don't have the box with me as I left it back home, would be willing to mail it later. Asking 150.00 Shipped. Reduced 140.00 Shipped!
  5. I have a Penn Fathom 40n filled with 40lb izorline xxx mono. Used once. No box / no clamp. 180 picked up. North jersey