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  1. Up for sale is my used with box Star S7000 spinning reel, currently in bail-less configuration. Bail and components are included in the box. I have no idea what the braid is on it, came spooled from previous owner. One small blemish shown it the photos. Everything shown in the pics is what you get. 125$ shipped to conus + PP 3%. I think venmo now has purchase protection for something like .019% plus .10cents? I would accept that for payment as well. TRADES : I am interested in similarly valued 12' surf rods with up to 8oz ratings+. I know they are not economical to ship, but throwing it out there. May be willing to add cash for a rod that I cannot live without. I am also interested in long cast surf model spinning reels. I also am willing to add cash for a reel that I am very interested in.
  2. I'm Selling a Custom Made Cape Cod Canal Lure Bag that I purchased 25 years ago and I also added the Van Staal Patch. It's a Heavy Duty Surf Bag as pictures will show. It measures 7 3/4 inches in height and 12 inches long top and bottom and 8 inches wide. Back Pocket is 4 1/2 wide and Front Pocket 3 1/2 inches wide. It also has 6 Bucktail Holders. I don't know who made bag maybe SC will know. I'm asking $550.00 or $575.00 shipped. I'm in Suffolk County Long Island. Thank You rreelman!
  3. In the market for one of the older Legends. Just not a fan of the looks on the newer models (fantastic rods I know, just personal preference). My question for you guys that fish the older rods with the lowriders, how are they as far as fish fighting power and durability goes? Thanks!
  4. Is lightning really a great risk? It's start of that part of the year where surf fishing in daylight is really the only viable if the sky is masked. I always get the urge to head out for freshwater, or surf when heavy overcast days set in to try and get some day fishing in. I do know for me that the shittier( sun bathers perspective) the weather, the better the bite. How much of a real risk are lightning strikes? I've scanned forums, and Google and haven't found much evidence on cases of anglers being hit. Maybe because they are weary, or maybe because the risk is not as great as the emotional triggers lead us to believe. I cycle quite a bit and have ridden when lightning has been crashing down around me, it's a bit frightening, but is the fear outplaying the real risk involved? For example: a cycle ride through a rural back road in a downpour and lightning I 'encounter' 50-75 strikes for the 2 or 3 miles stretch (event happened), this appears to be a hazardous situation, but in reality this is a pretty large area for those strikes to be distributed. Anyone have any experience where they were teetering on my thought process and had an event quickly, changes their mind? or Is anyone of the train of thought that the emotional stimulation the lightning brings just outweighs logical thinking? PS. I am not in the camp that avoids any or all risks. I do choose to cycle knowing people 'drive' and text among other things.
  5. So I recently just bought an ODM DNA Backbay 7'6" and only had it for a week and took it out this morning and found this?! Haven't even hooked up to anything big that would cause it to be under pressure for the epoxy to crack. I was shocked when I looked at it and saw that the epoxy had cracked all the way around the reel seat. I hope this is covered under their one year warranty? Anybody else's rod have this defect?
  6. FINALLY ON THE BOARD!!! Right in the surf! Frozen clams! SO HAPPY TO BE ON THE BOARD!!! -Scott
  7. Has anyone fished these rods? I was looking at the 9' med-light for a light surf setup (1/2-3/4oz jigs/plastics for fluke and small stripers). I'm wondering how much it weighs and what taper is really like but also overall impressions. Listed as fast but I'm concerned It might be a little too soft with that length and listed lure weights. I'm also hoping it's pretty light (around 5-6 oz) so I can bomb it all day. Thanks
  9. Right now I have my 9’ ODM DNA paired with a Penn Slammer 3 5500 with 30lb braid. I use this set up for bass in the 35”+ range. I usually toss lures from 1-3oz. Which VSX will: 1. Balance my rod nicely 2. Offer enough size so I can feel confident casting 3oz darters and such. I know the slammer 5500 is slightly oversized for the 9’ but I have confidence when I hook up to nice fish that I can control the fish and the fish is not controlling me. I would like the same for my future VSX. Also at times I will be swapping the reel to a 10’6” star paraflex 2-6oz and will never be casting more than 3oz. Thank you in advance!
  10. I am looking for a Tsunami Airwave Elite 8'8" MTSAWESS-882M either shipped or not extremely far from NY. Let me know if you are looking to sell one!
  11. I'm trying to choose good surf spinning fishing rod that will work for me on the ocean beach. I want to launch my bait about 200 - 250 ft from the shore. Here are a few I have been looking at. Any thoughts / advice? 1. St.Croix Mojo Surf Spinning Rod - Moderate Fast, Heavy, 12' - $299 2. SHIMANO TIRALEJO SURF SPINNING ROD - 12'0" MH MF - $299 3. Shimano Speedmaster Surf Spinning Rod - SPMS120H2 12', Heavy - $149 4. Ocean Master® Surf Spinning Rod - 12', heavy - $169 Planing to use it with Shimano Big Baitrunner 14000 XT B LC Thanks! PS: ft not yards ..
  12. Brand New Penn Torque II 7500 Bailless Silver color. I am asking $550 picked up near Annapolis Maryland. I can ship the reel as well. I was planning to use this reel for shark fishing but I want to go a different direction. I am willing to trade for similar quality conventional reel in 30/50 class
  13. Selling my 12' Mojo surf spinning rod. 6-16oz lure rating. 20-60lb line weight. 70-30 split. Easily throws 8oz and a bunker head. Some light scratches but 9/10 condition overall. All guides and reel seat perfectly intact. Pickup/meetup only, north NJ/NYC area. Will drive to meet up within reason. $250 OBO.
  14. Selling a 10' Tsunami Trophy Series surf spinning rod. 50/50 split. 3-6oz lure weight. 15-30lb line weight. Great condition. Lightly used. Great 6&bait rod. $50, pickup/meetup only in north NJ area.
  15. Looking for the 10 inch version. Any color except black
  16. Interested in buying or discussing trades for 9' or 10' ODM Genesis.
  17. Sometimes I find schools of bunker on the Jersey shore and lures did not work. That was a few times this season. So I would snag one with a treble and transfer the bunker to a single hook as live bait, hooking behind the dorsal fin. My idea was to use a heavier setup and a single-point hook, make a short cast and let it swim out. Problem was, it would not swim out to deeper water where the school was, instead washing back to the beach as if dead (but still alive). Any ideas what could be wrong?
  18. I am taking a trip to Jupiter Florida in January. I was wondering what flies/colors/hook size people like to get on Jacks, Blues, and maybe Spanish (or other fish that would be in the area in January). The water I plan fly fishing is the surf from the inlet to the pier. Thanks!
  19. I’m new to the Monterey area and am anxious to try and find places to snare crabs from land. I’m good w/ rock crab but would love to find some dungies. Can anyone from the area point me in the right direction? I don’t want to burn any spots so maybe general things to look for or a general area not specific spots... is it possible? Good luck out there. TLines Steve
  20. Selling a like new VSB150 X series. Picked it up from a member here brand new not long ago, fished it around 10 times since. Great reel just a little too slow for me. No marks on the reel to show, like I said looks new, has a custom EVA handle knob (installed correctly no wiggle or play). Also includes an extra handle arm incase I wanted to install a VS power handle (do not have original knob). Includes original box, paperwork, etc. Never registered. Its a little overspooled with 30lb Berkley x9 right now. $650 shipped FIRM
  21. Shark

    I will be camping on the beach for one day and one night soon. Ill be bringing about 9 rods (to split between some friends ofc), and I want to at least see someone catch a shark. Ive been trying for a while now, but can't catch one. Anyone got any tips? Edit: probably should have mentioned that it's in maine (winter island specifically)
  22. So... This is a new one for me. I went surf fishing this morning and saw a random person picking up a gun and shooting it into the sand. I had my GoPro and was able to capture it. Unfortunately, the sound of the gun going off isn't as loud as I heard it in person. There are two angles that I was able to record. Second angle might be better... Anyone else ever have a gun going off while fishing on the surf? It's open carry in Florida for people who are fishing, hunting, or camping. Still, I never considered bringing a firearm. I recently bought one, but it will stay inside the house. Whoever left the gun on the surf needs his license taken away. It's like leaving kids and pets in a hot car. Negligence. Anyone, including kids, could have picked up the gun and shot themselves or others and caused harm. Drama starts at 4:30 minute mark.
  23. Hey guys, Sorry to beat a dead horse some more but I was hoping to get some help with deciding what baitcaster to buy next. I fish the surf for Coho and Chinook, and sometimes off a rock jetty but just as often I am waded to my knees and being pounded by waves. I've been using Daiwa BG which is amazing for its salt resistant qualities in the meantime, and Abu Ambassadeur 5601 C3 which take a beating and stop working so fast, even with maintenance. It's always the anti-reverse bearings that stop working and can't really be maintained since the bearing housing is plastic with little plastic V springs which bend when you try to clean them, or the main gears end up going. I maintain them every few days sometimes but it doesn't seem to matter as water wicks up my line and directly into the reel or waves hit me and get it wet, and the thing just lets water right in. I fish the surf hard in the summer, sometimes 8 hours a day,5 days a week casting lures from 7 grams to about 28 grams (ounce) max. I would like a casting reel as I can get further distance with 15lb mono and I land far more Coho on mono as they flip around like crazy at the shore and pop off with braid. Spinning works with 20lb braid for distance but I find I lose more fish on it even with a mono shock leader. I've read tons over the past week on these and other forums and have come to the conclusion that there is no salt sealed baitcaster as the spool needs to be free to spin, so water will always enter there. I am leaning towards a Daiwa lexa 300 HD Left hand, or a Daiwa Coastal tws 200 left hand/ sv tw 150 left hand, or an Abu revo 4 inshore. I am sort of leaning towards the lexa 300 HD but I just can't choose. If they all will take water and need maintenance I am even tempted to just replace the 5601 c3 parts but it's very annoying having to buy a whole new side plate for 40$ to replace the anti-reverse (I don't have access to a press to press the bearing out, I am in an apartment), and new gears for 50$. Almost may as well buy a whole new reel at that point. Any advice is appreciated, open to other reels too. I am in Canada. Looking to spend 300$ Canadian, could got a little over. Looking for sheer casting distance with 7 grams to 20 grams on average (sinker with 6 foot leader to a weightless size 5 spinner), salt will be getting into the reel so maybe ease of maintenance, and DURABILITY of the parts being the most important I reckon. Thanks!!!
  24. If i want to use plugs to fish everyday , what action is better and braid, im trying to not break the knot and make the plug fly away, i see some post saying that is for the action of the rod and the braid relation, this time will be a 9' rod woth 1-4oz rate
  25. Hey all, I am looking to purchase a new surf rod to throw SP minnows and I have settled on the St. Croix Mojo Surf, but I am looking for some guidance on what size. I like the 11' MH to clear the waves but it is rated for 3-8oz lures and the SP are about 1 1/9 oz and 1 5/8 oz. I am wondering if anyone has had experience throwing these on the 11' MH Mojo and how it impacted casting distance and performance being so far out of weight rating. I also am entertaining the 10'-6" Med. Mojo that throws 3/4 - 4oz lures, but it is only medium power and I am not sure if that is enough for tying into a good sized striper. Does anyone have experience fighting a striper on that rod and how it performed? My main goal is obviously to be able to get past the surf so distance is a big must, but I also don't want to be underpowered when fighting a fish. Any help would be greatly appreciated!