Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Eric Roach

"Sweet-spot" of my rods?

Rate this topic

3 posts in this topic

I was told in another forum that this would be the best place to pose this question:

 

I have three factory-finished spinning rods:

St. Croix Avid Surf [ASRS100M] (10') (3/4 - 4 oz.)

St. Croix Tidemaster [TS80HF] (8') (1/2 - 2 oz.)

G. Loomis Surf [sUR962S] (8') (1/4 - 1 1/2 oz.)

 

Does anyone have enough experience with these rods to say what the "sweet-spot" lure weight is for each rod? I hate to buy lures for these only to discover they don't cast well.

 

Any feedback would be appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

Eric

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Go to the tackle shop, buy bank sinkers 1-6 ounces. Try them out. If you start with the little ones and increase size til the rod feels awkward you can determine the ranges yourself. Everyone has a different idea as to how much is too much. You will get different high and low limits from different casters.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

St. Croix Tidemaster [TS80HF] (8') (1/2 - 2 oz.)

 

I have this rod and use it with a conventional setup - ABU 6500 CS Mag reel and 15 lb mono - and it works great up to 2 oz. I use it for fishing IRI - not the jetties - and it makes a good pier rod too...It'll sling 2 oz metal..

 

Sandcrab

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to register here in order to participate.

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.