Woah wait a second .. is it true you’re from Wilson, North Carolina ... if that’s true ... I need to speak with you
Just listen to Benny .. he does it more than enough . No need to go further . What you wrote it how it is .. hurricane season is nearing and ends...
For sale is my shimano Ocea jigger 5000. The reel has been equipped with the double dog anti reverse from the Trinidad DC by Alan Tani (it clicks)...
I use mine to high speed troll wahooa and I can put more pressure than I like to handle with it
People know everything lmao
Daiwa BG best bang for buck and blows a battle out the water . No reel for 100 nib is better right now
All things considered I’d just try to find another mint 30T.
Only the silver is in stock in the 250g I need sadly and I want chartreuse and the pink
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I’m not seeing the slippy and would really like some
In Florida I use .. green, blue , orange , and multicolored. I haven’t found a color I like more than pink though .. pink was so good to me in...
I wish I could find one in Florida . I’d make it my grouper stick and upgrade from my 850h cut down for more power
Very nice reel GLWS ... once of the few I’ve seen with the reel clamp being gold and metal . My Ocea ( the same reel as yours but with...
They really missed the ball trying to be so much like the Trinidad that they never made a low gear model just like them
Way to spend 40 dollars being a “dickhead” about lures lol
Rip paying my respects
Great seller received my marauders today in pristine condition can vouch now for him
The 2.0 isn’t even that price I’m just saying
Can’t see that thread
On the exact. Video posted here . He’s deleted his Instagram and Facebook pages though .
He’s responding on the video but not refuting the claims .. the article is the cherry on top to the video for me with his responses .
I just haven’t tied enough FGs to tie one when the real going gets tough .. when I’m nervous I go old school Bimini to reverse Albright of 20...
I will definitely use the marauders with care and every intent to get bent . Hope I can show you a picture next week.
PM sent .. waiting on response for PayPal
Don’t worry I plan on inviting you on my next charter next year . July 2020 .... and agreed I for one and someone who hates to have to tie another...
I take about 10 rods with me on my 4 day GOM trips don’t feel bad
I thought the same thing .. but I also realize on here that once ALI says something .. that’s usually that lol
I have lost more fish on gamakatsu and mustad hooks .... I see and know guys who swear by them but I just can’t use anything other than a mutu...
Which excense ? The spinning reel ci4 .. or the baitcaster .. or the newest spinning one that’s like a Stella ?
Been looking to purchase one
Slow jigging was made for the Gulf of Mexico
Awesome work horse reels ... great price ... wish they were mint as I’m looking for one for my son but he wants pretty .. glws
2017 Ocea jigger 2000nrhg and 2000nrpg
500yds of 30lb Berkley fireline
450yds 30lb daiwa j braid
Good thought .. if you wanna come over to the low gear star drag world you gotta use pen daiwa or shimano
You can get a new Saltiga for 350 online or a used Trinidad usually going for 330-350 here . I’d side with the NiB reel in my opinion . I have...
You’re mistaken I thought the same thing . That reek is waaaaay more powerful than it looks. I caught a 50lb amberjack in 300ft with one . 30lb...
It’s back check it out
Probably better in the shimano section
When ever I see those Cali post where they say they won’t ship it makes me feel it much be a safer land there than the east coast coast it’s much...
I was looking to find if there was any info on weather the 5000 Ocea is actually more narrow than a Trinidad 50 and closer to the 40n .. I believe...
I for one am glad to see this part of the forum returned .. hope everyone appreciates Bantam a little more now at a minimum
Had the same issue recently too with uploading pics . Glws
I think the Ocea being newer is slightly more smooth in retrieve. But I’d say they are pretty even in the drag department . I defiantly prefer the...
Hmm... as easy as the silver gets scratches I hope this darker color doesn’t show them more . I’m not really thrilled with the cast control mainly...
Bump for great post
They are awesome .. smooth as butter... in both reeling and drag . I have both models and use them both for spj respectively in the gulf
Wow been a true journey
Will you get a shot at wahoo ?
I’m just kidding guys sheesh .. but to ask where I got the baits from that I posted on a thread about the man making them . It was too good for me...
I paid 500 each and patiently waited a year , But you get what you pay for you know
You’re going to get answers that reflect how specific people fish ... and that’s why fishing is the way it is .. but generally the mono top shot...
[ATTACH] In 28 days I’ll be fishing religiously
Any catches ?
I’m interested in seeing what the response is and if anyone’s ever done it I was thinking the same .
I have 650 of 120 all the 50w sz reels hold about the same
The plate is a very coveted item . I don’t even bring it up even though I have two .. the plate however only fits the 40/40n/50 size Trinidad’s...
Knot 2 kinky 30-40lb with a solid ring or ball bearing swivel for connection . I use about 18 inches of leader however . The bait moves a lot more...
The carbon drag make the drag curve much steeper but the actual drag much smoother and cooler. With carbon you should get around 20-23lbs of...
I’d be all over it if it had a Florida length butt instead of Cali. But I do think I’m going to have one built buy this fine craftsman
Great price great reel
All you do is talk on forums about the possibility of fishing. And then you haggle and debate with guesses against those that know and have known...
Benny is still a human being and entitled to be one just like you and I are. You’re never going to please everyone . I wish you could see that his...
Benny Gave him the best answer a fisherman could want . A true explanation of how to become the Indian. The poster couldn’t grasp that and wanted...
Idk why Benny’s comment was taken so to heart . Of all the sites I go to this is the most harsh and sarcastic so I’m honestly surprised. All he...
I would honesty say to take the hour or so drive south to key largo and fish the gulfstream. Though without your own rods their boat tackle I...
I purchased from longfin . It’s my favorite line
I wouldn’t recommend them as they see the quickest to look trashed from scratches. But they are nice looking and with that said I am a blue...
Saltybones on here has the best collection on here I believe
Pick on someone your own size
If I were you I’d try for surf morning early and peacock mid day .. they really are a remarkable fish and not everyone can say they’ve caught them...
It’s hard to convince it’s the Indian when the arrows are so shiny Benny
That Ocea handle on the Trinidad is clutch for these types of situations .
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Such a great story bro . Really touched me .. my father and I have had some ups and downs but recently fishing and sports has gotten us on a much...
I use 120lb is that better ?
What’s with California and not wanting to ship sheesh
I’d get size comparable daiwa BG and call it a day and I doubt you’ll be disappointed
I’d try to find used rods .. way cheaper on here tbh sometimes I’m jealous of west coast rod prices knowing what I’ve spent to have the west coast...
Well his kids should be grown almost now so maybe he can afford it
40 anglers being a light load wow ... I can’t even imagine that .. thank goodness our long. Range trips on the east coast are topped at 20 on a...
I try to make certain that I maintain fishing as a priority in my life enough that this should never happen to me . Key words are “try” and “should”
That’s what I use that rod for .. but I use 50wlrsa
Any jigs looking to let go of ?
I wouldn’t use it .. I usually go by tuna hooks for my grouper fishery here .. so when they came out last fall I bought in the sizes I use 7/0 -...
An awesome rod . I love mine . Probably the best in the hybrid series imo GLWS
Any pics of the rigs with hook ?
Also Ever try titanium ? I started using it at 70lb in 2016 in the gulf and now I’m down to 40lb, but the...
On my 6500 I got 500yds of 30lb j braid if that helps any
I’ve been having some of the same thoughts . I’ve started dabbling with their spinners to test the waters . Right now I really like my slammer 3...
I’ve used the 50lb for bottom fishing and it’s awesome .. also breaks at 92lbs at that diameter .. a dream
Can I see a pic of the rig ?
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I would but I’m on a yankee trip July 11 .. can’t get the time off .. gives me time to get my jigs together for the next year though .. definitely...
Wow sloooob tiles ... good luck guys
I tie FG at home or comfortable boat situation if not then it’s a reverse Albright .. about 15-20 turns .
looking to purchase this reel (gold saltiga) .. I have both in immaculate conditions ( silver versions )that I can trade and ad cash or can...
How small is that smaller one ? 9 inch ?
Try the search feature of the site it’s awesome I promise you
By new if by you mean this generation (2016) it’s as good if not better than the Trinidad in my opinion . I only own Trinidad/oceas and saltigas...
I wish my wife would allow it .. would be Perfect for what I’m looking to do HST
3 small one medium it looks like
There’s nothing like finding a gold 30T .. I remember feeling euphoric when I got mine . Now looking for a second gold in 30t or 40 sz to save . I...
This is the reason why I’m looking for a NIB 30T
Thunnus 12k ci4
Stradic 3000 ci4
Daiwa BG 4500
Ocea jigger 2000nrhg
And braid for all those reels
This month looking to get...
I draw that line at 1k but I’ve never spent more than 6-700 on one rod build or bought
30T is so perfect for so much fishing .... but the new ones to me are more refined and lighter .. I’ll never sell any of my Sa’s though
There’s a new gen coming I hear
Lol I’ve been fishing with GREG since I was 19 years old ... I’m going to say you guys probably thought you knew what you were doing and didn’t as...
Lmao asking the hot stick guy to sit down and watch you fish jeeze .... I guess the participation trophy phenomenon has gotten into fishing as well
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Very nice. Catches man ... Been catching some major slabs while doing some spring finesse bass fishing.....
How much bigger is a 50 to 40n ? Could it be used for a yo-yo ? Now that I think of it I’ve never actually held a 50...
They can be tricky those silver Kings ... I use to love jumping on stops at bridges after long range trips (in Florida ) with out extra bait ......
Sounds like you guys got the full Florida experience pretty much .. top to bottom .. stage one that is :) ... can’t wait to see you epic stage 2...
Need a new snapper reel looking for either of these reels in either size . Looking for clean reels in like new condition . Pay pal ready . Show me...
Awesome post great pics
Great price with shipping not to thread jack however any chance of you having a wahoo or tilefish blank ?
I see the same what UC 60lb rod should I Use about 5 times a month .. and don’t say anything .. so if I wanna know what better ways people are...
Nice .. a little past what I’d wanna pay but very very hard to argue
Yeap I’m from Florida and they’re called foul proof guides back home.. very strong just heavy and not as sensitive as sic guides when bottom...
One of the best themed rods I’ve seen... would love to do something similar with SiC guides
Wow .. that’s took a lot of time to write ..... good read thank you ..
Looking to buy a set of model c 2.0 whatever caps available . PayPal ready thank you
You guys BRING the clothes in a trash bag? Hardcore
[ATTACH] looking see what people are using to bring their clothes in on long range trips .. I’d like a balanca bag but they’ve been discontinued...
Pic for visual purposes
looking for a shimano balanca 120sz is something similar to bring clothes for a long range trip .. considering the mustad dry bag as well . Any...
Great post. Hope to see some positive updates maybe with handle ungrades or more big fish caught.
I run mine the same when in long range ... eff taking chances with this bait ... i fish heavier than everyone else to try to even avoid a possible...
Does this clamp fit the gold 40n ?
My finger tape for my braid cuts.... and lock spool on my Ocea jiggers .
They make lever drag single speed now ?
I imangine intruder ticket scalpors at the corners of the building
Well the tern and Tesoro are about 100-180. Cheaper than a saltiga or Trinidad but I do think both of those reels cast better than Tesoro or tern
UC swimbait fanatic blank which I believe is a tilefish jr blank
I’m more interested in seeing how the rod is able to be railed while keeping the line off of it.
Great post . Funny hat ...
Anything better than them out there though ?
They’re also used a lot and probably preferred for speed jigging. In Florida we use them for everything we use a conventional for tbh ... idk...
I’m pretty sure there are plenty of shimano fishing reels still being sold .. if anyone wants to off their Ocea/Trinidad or saltiga ... for cheap...
Tell Juan I said hello
I can’t wait to try Jerry’s bombs this summer in the Gulf of Mexico .. the one bomb from GARY I had the dorado ate it to pieces it was amazing .
Responded to pm looking to purchase trying to find you
you will catch some fish but the jig will be void of it’s true action the and true intention of the way it’s to be fished .
That sounds like it makes more cents to me
Thanks but looking for star drag specifically for my fishery. Anyone ?
I vote saltiga star drag .. SA or even the new ones . I also recommend the Ocea/Trinidad ... I just truly wish they would come out with a Trinidad...
Really nice man .. from an east coast guy I’ll say without issue it’s one of my bucket list fish ... one day
Looking for a saltiga star drag (new current model) in size 40 in a 5.1 gear ratio. PayPal only .
Picture for reference
I have one that has a solid ring and one without and on both I still use McMahon snap or a momoi escape proof snap . Never had any issues or even...
I have all those lures and more and I now only take two intruders and two Bonita’s .... I only take the Bonita’s in the even I want to use mono...
Lol I’m from a place called Miami where Money.Is.A.Major.Issue if you wanna fish as well
You might get more attention with the factory knob back on idk
They’re the last generation or current models ?
I’ve always wondered if someone actually checked hooks like that .. we have the same rules but I’ve never seen fwc say anything about a super mutu...
I’ve trolled it to 17-18 kts on my brothers 28ft concept ... never seen one single issue from one ever . Long range boat or not .. and it trolls...
How come people keep making this same post ? Can’t you just see what’s been said 100 times earlier ?
I’d say the Florida keys . Key largo , Islamorada, marathon, or key west ... all off you great fishing and great past times and something “different”
You spooled it with 65lb braid for slow jigging ?
All fish caught on fins 50lb pink line purchase from this exact seller . Wish he still had more .. I’ve also purchased some orange XS from him and...
No it’s not .. you might be able to buy another spool.. I’d suggest getting a 30T with bad boat rash and have extra
The baits will be sub 100 ... likely the msrp of the original Bonita’s that came 12in .... I’ve been told by that by a pretty credible designing...
Super mutu and mutu ... whatever strength those are .. never dealt with roosters but im quite familiar with cuberas and light for them here...
Gary n Jerry make magic happen
Never a more true statement from a fisherman have I heard
I used mudhole.com and it was free
Mud hole has a lot of their blanks . Idk what you’re looking for specifically though but they ship fast and even the long blanks .. I just...
One true original and two one jerry paint and one GARY paint .
Any noteable fish caught on some yet ?
Is it the medium or the large ?
All the answers are pretty much my sentiment too .. I’ve tried my fair share from all the top blanks in that “realm” of rod ... and over trial and...
Bump Accepting obo but low ballers ignored
I use a ocea 4000 which is a little more narrow than a 40n and longer handle and t bar
I went to Chaos rods and tried out blanks for close to an hour and it’s still the luckiest rod I own if I show the fish it’s caught it’s amazing ....
Rams 28 pats 24
Anything wrong with it or something you don’t like about it ?
Kinda holding out for a 2017 nrhg ocea
[ATTACH] looking to purchase a new or like new 50 visx in silver only . PayPal ready . Can have line or not .
The knot you use for your top shot is dependent on your guides
Great offer .. once upon a time a long time granted but time none the less.. those quantum irons caught many east coast species for me from...
I like the tilefish love the wahoo
What trip to the gulf ? Like scat cat ? Or like Yankee Capts
yes close to same size just lower geared more torque, longer and aluminum handle . Drag rated the same . Prettt much self explanatory guys . 400firm
selling Daiwa saltiga 35n SJ . Reel is in perfect working condition. Comes with bag and all hardware associated ... 5.1 gear ratio asking 400ff...
looking for the following reels .. must come with all clamps and screws and lugs must be completely mechanically perfect .
PayPal ready either...
Never seen one with the red lettering
Hubbard’s for the original poster ... robbies or two fish charters for the guy who needs a head .. and gulf stream in key largo for the guy who...
Plenty of big striper out of va beach . Some redfish ( red drum) as well ... and they fish golden tilefish too this time of year and they get some...
Come with clamp ?
Avet I believe is the only one
Really nice .. I fish mine on Tranx 400 and Dobyns 807 with 25 trick fish .
Niiiice .. congrats .. what size hudd ?
It’s quieter when you’re actually using it .. nothing compared as far as sound to my Tiagras with upgraded clickers
[ATTACH] And then your reels sound like this. I love my oceas
If you’re fishing Florida grouper I’d choose a wahoo or predator .. a centaur is a 100lb yellowfin rod. I had the same convo with FISHDOG GARY and...
Ang idea on a release date kn the 215LR ? Would love to have a couple by summer
I had some experience with mine and found similar results with 250lb and two crimps ... but I’m going to try one crimp to see if it improves...
I’d just as well keep it if you were gonna get another star drag in that size ... it’s an underfished inshore gem if you ask me . Flounder killer
Yea the hybrids only a few are great lol 929h and 867xh.. those are awesome rods
Berkley fireline has black line
What sizes do you have ? If they’re Japanese models then they come with no clicker no matter what . Pics would explain this very easily
Penn slammer 3 6500 - 500yds 30lb j braid
Saltiga 40a - 450yds of 50lb fins XS
Saltiga 35n SJ - 450 yds 30lb j braid
I’ve broken many gamakatsu hooks in the gulf ... never any super mutu ... or mutu .. I’m going to try this hook .. purchased 18 .. gonna see how...
Really nice glws wish they were just a tad smaller ...
I use FG, Bimini to reverse Albright or straight reverse alrlbright depending on what I’m doing .
Bottom fishing : Bimini to reverse Albright...
I think a few accurate reps I know will be using them on the trip I have in 20 days .. let you know then .. but from what I have heard and not...
I use the titanium framed sic Fuji guides on all my last 5 builds and I love them .. love them in all my factory Phenix hybrids too
If it costed 50 bucks I’m pretty sure all our problems would be solved
Those are charkbait jigs looks like
On the same blank I use my saltiga 40a or ocea jigger 5000 which is like Trinidad 40n .
900h or 800h even 800xh
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Trinidad 40n/ Ocea jigger 5000/4000
Accurate slammer 500n
Diamond braid I like a lot too
This one has caught two black grouper and some jacks . Still runs good to 10knots ... but I have yet to cross Paths with a wahoo with it...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Here’s what a post like this should’ve looked like ... these are not marauders or Bonita’s ........ :) ... we’re not always...
looking for a cowbell . The bigger the better fully rigged and in good condition . PayPal ready
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Nlo slow jig .. indestructible
Over the last few weeks I’ve been getting more and more involved in the slow jigging world. Even more...
The 2017 ocea is awesome and definitely more refined than the current Trinidad .. I’d they’d just send this exact reel over but with a...
The tourium gears are usually a different metal though aren’t they ? Thus not as strong and smoooth
Can I see more pics?
Yankee Capts . East coast long range .
Is it the black knob or the t handle ? 2011 or 2017 version ?
Lol ... accurate is just getting into a game that Shimano and Daiwa have been god like in for years bro
Wow ... imagine that GLWS
They’re 45 on eBay
Really cool idea... hope it tracks well and gets bit.
If the intruders were out now you’d probably most likely not have the jri jigs everyone out...
I thought you were asking about jigs and didn’t find my answer sufficient. I’m no where near the best of the best the the OP is considered top...
Bro ... you’ve got to do the leg work yourself don’t be a millennial. Earn it like a man and Start here...
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Usually the jig weight used depends on depth of water and current . But usually 100g-400g jigs and everything is used from vertical to slow pitch....
I can still tie a reverse Albright better but it’s a not thag basicslly doesn’t need you to cinch it down . And I like that .
Still for sale ?
I think if you have those Jerry asked you not to do this sort of thing .. like he did me .. I’ve had mine a while now too.. and I don’t means ones...
Willing to ship?
They’re smoothing the gearing and assembling .. they were 56 days behind schedule since I cast and never prepared for the amount of preorders...
They won’t be shipped this week they have an issue they’re trying to fix quickly
I use my eyes and hands and inspect it for some yards ... if see or feel no issue I re tie .. I don’t have many birds nest with braid however...
have you caught a 100lb tuna before ?
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Like I said .. I’m talking from experience not from atop the mountain down to anyone .. I just sold same reel .. I can speak .. if you don’t own...
[ATTACH] I just sold my ocea 4000 (same reel little
Narrower) on here for 550 ... don’t let people tell you what your clean tackle Is worth
Waiting to see the thunnus
I sold a mint 30T yesterday on here so .. because I may be selling another I ask is price the reason you haven’t found ? They don’t really sell...
Hopefully I’m wrong or my info is .. either way they were supposed to be shipped and I only know one human who’s had one since August and he’s...
The fishing clothes I buy stay clean longer and last many more washes than what I used to use .. I don’t but Columbia or aftco to be stylish I buy...
Man .. idk .. sounds good but I heard they were having some issues with the feel of the gears and may be revising some things .. I never buy the...
Idk if they make them for the 2016 star drag 20-50 sizes
All PMs responded to
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Best star drag reel money can buy .
Reel spooled with 400yds Jerry Brown
world alluminum handle with Eva t knob...
Interesting choice for slow jigging let us know how that goes
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] phenin 809xh for sale 400shipped
UC80 wahoo 300 shipped
Daiwa bg, slammer 3 , Cabo ptse.. all 3 can be had from 125-300 on eBay
Post a pic of the spool I’m looking for or my reel ?
looking for a 10k or 14k spool . PayPal ready
They make a 35 low gear it’s just jdm .. so no clicker .
Where we fish ... star drag lower geared reels rule the day ....
4 day Yankee Capts this December and in August .. and 4day Capt yuri later in the year so far .. moving back home soon so might be more depending...
Sounds like you need a bigger reel and the gym
looking for a Stella in 6k-8k would prefer swPg or Daiwa saltiga in 4000 size . Will also consider a Catalina .. thanks in advance
Exactly ... 4.9 not 6.2
People voting for a reel no one has used yet is crazy .. anywho I’ve been using Trinidad/oceas and saltigas since 08 and for a star drag bottom...
Think 100lb class rods
So close to the new one dropping hard to sell glws
Awesome looking saltigas .. I love my 1st gens GLWS I only asl if you’re selling these because you got the new ones ? I did but can’t let go of my...
[ATTACH] Bought the saltiga 40 that I was going to wait to buy .... sigh .. someone help me
What size Stella would this be comparable to ?
Update ... got into slow jigging .. sigh
Saltiga 35n SJ
United composites prototype slow jigging rod
Jigging depot slow jigging rod
Sry nice rare reel .. I love my c3000
Can you try to find out or make it happen if it isn’t pls ?
Robbie’s is great as a tourist place ... do that either way ..: but don’t go on their boat ride of a party boat . You won’t be satisfied coming...
ever had it serviced? I always service my reels new because i was told more than once my great reel builders that’s better in the long run .. I...
Yes asking for myself as I’ve just purchased one
I’d go to bud n Mary’s if I had no gear .
Bump still looking.. now only need one
No but 450 yds of 50lb diamond braid on mine
Wow I haven’t seen a fellow clicker in a long time . GLWS .. I chose to keep mine after all .
No sorry need the low gear for Florida
looking for a saltiga 40a not to be confused with the older sa40 model ... looking for mint to new and with clamps .. box is a plus . PayPal ready .
4000 pending sale
They’re better than the older reels in ever aspect except I doubt they’ll last as long other than that ... a phenomenal reel ... I’m about to get...
Where we come from we bottom fish tuna fish pelagic fish with the same jig at the same time ...
One is 480 idk what Daiwa costs if it’s not a saltiga
Tranx 500 I feel like is more comparable ... and there’s no comparison to me with THOSE TWO. It’s tranx 500 all the way .. kinda how they used to...
For some reason every time I make a post on this site I can never see it in new posts .. in any case I’ll keel bumping
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Nice .. our halfway trip right before was similar to yours . We got 28 totes tho ... I’m trying to figure out my next trip Im December . Would...
I wish the Trinidad’s would come in a PG . They’d be great for Florida then .
Spot on with how I feel
I spent a good amount of time with and around the new reels on a trip and now recommend them . The older ones will last longer but the newer ones...
My opinion of the reel has since changed .
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Selling shimano ocea jiggers 4000 and 5000
Shimano 5000 (4.9 gear) - essentially a narrower...
They’re turned off because of politics .. not the product ... I love guns pay the nra every year and still love yeti . Awww shucks I’m in both...
The move is about his son playing in the nba and him possibly playing with him .
It’s the same concept as increasing stroke on a connecting rod of an engine
I do and it adds a little more cranking power .
There’s not a stronger knot to double lines .. I.e make a loop than a Bimini .... if you’re having trouble because Of knot size you’re probably...
Lol 4 Carrier braid isn’t new and some of the best lines out are 4 carrier in solid form and not hollow .. like momoi diamond , Jerry Brown,...
with the release of reels like the makaira , avets, and visx I was wondering If there were any talks about revamp of the Tiagra series ? I’d sure...
No shimano ?
You can find a good used calstar 50-100 which will be a lot for most of the fish but will cover you for big fish trolling . I got one in Davie for...
Very nice I swear I just purchased bombs an hour ago and had I seen these :(...
Does it click ?
I’ll wait for the tranx dc and return of the Trinidad dc
Price drop in tranx 225 shipped firm .. I have two for sale now as well 425 shipped for the pair
Great reel glws
I have 2008 Tahoe with the top tow package and 5.3 and I’ve never had a problem towing anything I hooked up to boats from
Nice ... I wonder what the price point will be
United composited swimbait series is really nice and really slept on
Great price I spent 500 for my 30-80
Selling shimano tranx 400 never seen saltwater . 9.5 cosmetically and 10/10 mechanically .. selling for 10 dollars more shipped with box as it...
that siwash hook will not open up once closed for nobody’s business . I use that hook on all my hammered diamond and buck tail jigs . For GOM ......
I like the wahoo for 60
The Cali guys never think any of us Florida guys know what we are talking about lol sheesh
How does mudhole remain the same
50lb braid 50lb top shot 60lb leader .... Palomar knot
Looking for the clamp screws and nuts for a Shimano Trinidad 40N pls .can also use one from an ocea 4000/5000 I’m sure one of you deckhand guys...
Drift the ledges .. hopefully the current allows you to drift going deeper and not up the bank
I’m not familiar with pulley ridge deeper than 600ft but those I’ve talked to who have fished those depths say it’s pretty simple .. 5lbs lead and...
I’m from Florida and live in VA and I’ve hated that black and blue since they introduced it with the spinners . It’s hideous and I’ll never own one
On a 400hg? Or 500
Have momoi still?
I’ve only used my 400s for big swimbait fishing but I have tossed some pretty heavy lures and caught some pretty big bass with them without issue...
Price drop firm bump
What do you catch with those reels ?
The issue I have with the regular shirts versus the button ups is that the regular shirts sleeves lose their integrity . The buttons do not
I like Simms solar plex and stormr uv for gloves .. as for shirts I wear either a upf long sleeve Columbia pfg barracuda or a blood and guts
I always get “I’ve never seen a black man with as much fishing gear as you”
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I’ll be on the Yankee Capts in July and again in December likely
I’m a soft steel guy
Yea bud n Mary’s isn’t bad either .
You’re not going to find the same kind do deal as far as quality as your BG in a rod for 100 dollars for salt water applications . Sorry .. be...
Saltist aren’t bad reels either
But saltist 30T is the perfect reel to me . But I do own every size from 30-50 and they all have a place
The last time I got spooled I was using. Saltist 50 as a make shift wahoo trolling reel spooled with 30lb mono. I did hook a wahoo though :)
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It’s got plenty of tip but it shuts down about 2/5 down the blank and is very powerful ... very light blank
Phenix axis series is nice and cheap ... I also like the United composites raptor
When are you going to be there .. I’ll be there July 6-16 and I’m from there
Bring your 16-20-30 as reels or 40-50 if you have them .. take spinning reels in 5-10k sz . You wanna do a drift boat or a charter but Robbie’s is...
I do not believe it should but if it does it isn’t by much .
It will hold the 10000 not sure about 14k
Very nice .. did you make the assist hooks ?
Ocea Jigger 4000 (Trinidad 40n) on mine
True I’m just saying how they fish I use them all and wouldn’t sell them . They all have shined in times of big fish .. the 800h most recently...
Yes I’ve fished both ... you were conparing apples to oranges somewhat is what I was saying . The closer rods to compare would be wahoo to 800h or...
These are the rods you referred to with the addition of some Phenix’s that were in the pics . I’d have to say I’d find the...
What’s the point of them hacking this site ? What purpose does it serve ?
They’re original molds not colors ... like the orange one posted ... I think I have close to the last true 2001 made intruders with the squid...
I use the toro tamer drag scale
It’s the truth . I’ve spoken to Jerry and Gary as well . Soon guys soon ... I’m kinda sad there will be so many more around now ... but I’ve...
Why bs ? He broke his foot Blake broke his leg ? Never played didn’t even do basketball activities til April of this year
Simmons didn’t play one nba game until this year .. he will win it . His team made playoffs after 10 wins last season ...
Other notables who’ve...
A Cabo 80 will hold 500yds of 50lb
I say go trinidad 16 or 20
I love the show and can’t wait til they go back to Florida .. I hope they try pulley ridge or Dry Tortugas and take the Yankee capts or yuri
They can be had on eBay just have to look . And I miss the intruders too .
It can handle the 40-65 class size
I have UC, Phenix, and 800/900m’s and h’s and though I do love the first two . I will never sell my calstars and they will always have place on...
I’m not looking to spend more than the usual going rate round here for them unless you have a blue or gold one.
Billy bait and yozuri Bonita
Thanks I’m gonna go look at them in person
looking for a Daiwa saltiga 30T in clean condition and perfect mechanical working order with clamp and screws. Don’t need line and willing to...
I’m talking about expensive fast and slow pitch jigs though.... those specifically have to be in cases ... and big buck tail jigs with trailor...
I fish what’s considered long range in Florida which are 3-4 day trips aboard the Yankee capts. I carry lots of weights in lead and lots and lots...
The new silver A series.. I’ve had a few.. Ended up selling them to buy some new rods.. they are nice!! But i favor my Saltigas so much that i...
Do you mean the gold tn series or the a silver series
[ATTACH] I own 6 saltigas and am selling my 50 .. as far as the question I’m kinda in the same boat but what little I have heard I didn’t like...
Does anyone know the true IPT of the Trinidad 40n or shimano ocea jigger 4000/5000? I’ve only ever seen them talk about gear ratio not IPT
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PICE DROP 265 shipped Pp gift firm or add fees
50lb momoi Diamond braid 550yds
Reel has been just been...
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Nice reel .
I have saltiga 50 to trade as well if anyone interested
As the title states looking to purchase one of the following reels . 4000(gold) 4000p(grey) or Trinidad 40n Must be in good condition . PayPal...
Any info on Trinidad 40N and 50lb or 65lb ?
Tiagra 50wlrsa 650yds 120 Daiwa j braid
(with room for top shot )
All of these have gotten bit ... the guys in GOM and the keys where I fish them don’t even know what the middle one is .... but Gary Grant again...
Anyone with a glock 19 that’s shot a m&p 2.0 ?
Nah not for 30t but a 50 I would
Smith and Wesson shield , shield 2.0 .. m&p 2.0 are all glock rivals ..
we can meet in broward ...
Any trades for saltiga ?
Oddly enough I love my conquer 7000
Man oh man epic
Is there. Video on this ?
Will trade for a 40 or 30 T as well
Idk if it would be good for casting poppers but I know certainly it can handle the fighting of the fish. I use my own to jig . Interested to know...
looking to buy Williamson benthos jigs in 100g or 160g in pearl , chartreuse , pink , or black
Williamson vortex in 100g or 160g in glow colors...
Sorry for sa50 will trade or 350.
Not selling the other reels . So pls stop asking guys .
Looking for 2016+ Daiwa saltiga 40a
To purchase .
Also have earlier generation saltiga sa50 with smoooth drag spool bearings and carbon drags and...
Yea definitely real
I’m saltiga through and through
You can get a gently used in good condition Trinidad 16-20 for 300-350 on this site all the time
I don’t have much to say about fishing in Virginia . I’m from south Florida. To me they get hyped up about mediocre fishing around here ... and...
Great report .. I’m a Yankee capts man myself but I am very familiar with the reputation of you guys
The plate is only for the 40 40n and 50 sized reels and I haven’t heard of one for sale since early 2016
There were 3 students detained and one pair of glasses ... the most famous has only been vilified ..
This is without a clicker correct ?
They’ve been bailed . They were in jail and the coaching staff was there with them the whole time. Not playing the game they were there to play...
Rus80 wahoo Gusa sir
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] I did ask Randy and he recommended the the wahoo I bought it used it ... it was perfect for what I needed it for killed plenty...
More glow flat fall jigs from shimano
I'd go saltiga but I prefer the Torque over the speed no matter what . And under load saltiga way over Trinidad . Or ocea jigger since I only own...
I got these from a guy who said they worked good for bass so to try them :)
Wow... just wow ..
I'd like the rod
All this talk about her I had to find one of my own for the east coast. I'll see what pulley ridge thinks of her shortly
Which is why I use 400 to start and go down based on bites
The new ones are no good to me :( . Thank you however
Hot new hooks though lol
Albright . I make more turns per how extreme the species I'm targeting is
Either way . YOU will be covered and have an intruder on your trip one way or another . I can guarantee that. Best of spirits sent to you with...
Iran probably a spro swivel. They're pretty strong for their small size
That man was using that rod !
[ATTACH] How do they compare to the factory ones ? Better quality ? I'd like some color change if they are
I'm going to be using mine on a saltiga 50
I'm thinking about going on one of the limited load trips ...
600- 759 dollars is their Average worth
Does anyone notice a change with strikes or hook up ratio based on where they place the hooks of the Jig . And if they're going from double assist...
with 200lb leader that's about the only way I'd see how to do it
Nice reel. Fair price glws
They do and we treat the tuna as our by catch oddly enough lol
Anyone got an all black for sale ?
Gary on this site can help you
I'd suggest vmc 9/0 or super mutu 8/0 hooks .
The 30-80 is ok but I use a 50-80 now for my bottom fishing in those depths ... UC wahoo actually ....
Very minimal differences between the two that boil down to preference . And the last generation of reels from both manufacturers was the same way...
I haven't used my halcos yet but here are pics with some next to Bonita's and an intruder somewhere around there . I don't think the hooks or...
Can't decide which do these two rods would be best for my needs. What are the real time differences between the two weight wise and fishing wise ....
Looking for the. Bigger sized marauders and Bonita's . Or have trollers like a cowbell or San SAL candy or crooked island candy
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Looking for wahoo lures for high speed . Big Marauders, big Bonita's, and heavyskirted heads .
Momoi diamond and Jerry braid . J braid as a great cheap alternative imo
How much ?
Also real american pit bull terriers don't come blue ... and there is no such thing as red nose blue nose .
Those aren't even true American pitbull terriers .. they're American bullies that were probably back yard bread .. real apbt are much smaller dog...
Bump 260mm 10 3/8 in sizes with single hooks .. looking for red black .. orange black .. all
Black ... orange and red ...
Pls and thank you
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Looking for either of these reels .
Thanks again Gary
How do you silver solder them ? What do I need to purchase ? I have the same hooks and swivel already . I just need the rings and soldering...
I have all those pieces. How do I get the solid ring on the hook and other solid ring on the bait ?
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We have worse problems in Florida . It's rediculous From piers... I don't usually fish alone so we always have at least an eye .but going to take...
Factory or custom . PayPal ready .
.change of heart
Hmm I killed a lot of big fish with j braid last year and plan to do it again .
[ATTACH] Looking for one with minimum 5 pockets and. Can house up to 13 in high speed trolling lures .
Bump 25 shipped pp gift firm
So helping the guy out isn't as cool as being the guy with the mystery rod on the boat I get it
Why does it pleasure you so much to have a blank others don't know about lol ? Are you tournament fishing for tuna lol
Got a intruder
Every time I buy something from them and take it on Florida people are always like wow who made that or who did that . They have so many products...
Saragossa 10-20k , Cabo 80-120 , for cheaper options that will still get the job done quiet nicely .
Good rods are so worth the money .. I came from Shakespeare sturdy sticks ... a good rod might be better than a good reel in my opinion
H in phenix is 20-60 no matter what rod says .. and xh is 30-80 no matter what rod says
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] 8in 10oz sz used once . 28tyd pp gift or add pp fees ...
Looking for the larger sizes. All colors considered .
This is the best report of a trip or trips I've ever seen . On any forum wow
Daiwa USA rejected it he sent it to daiwa Japan it was replaced. He's since got the reel back and caught fish on the reel and says it's better...
He's since got it fixed and loves the reel however
I use mine for bottom fishing in dry tortugas .
are you willing to ship ?
Can get penn slammer 3's 5500 for right at 200 or Cabo's 60s for 170 on the auction site... if not that then used Saragossas I've seen sold here...
I have three phenix 2 hybrid and one black diamond . And i looooove them . However I will be trying a uc next to see what he deal is .
Who were the guys using the rods ? I watched a guy break one in dry tortugas but he got excited on a big. Black grouper and accidentally put the...
Lol .. I've fished some long range trips and idk why guys from California have to always act like no one ever picked up a rod who wasn't from...
I'm looking for a rod not to internet debate reels .
Rod will be used w/ a 50w ... 50-100 or 60-130 . Looking mainly for shimano , UC, Calstar , or Phenix and nothing longer than 6' 6 pls .
I've always been bonded with my 800h . It was my first "real rod" I purchased bottom fishing . I chose 30-80 at the time because I knew I could...
Did you get the drag straightened out ?
Where's your proof of your opinion ? There's a reason there so many phenix sold and it isn't because of money .... I tell you what ... hardly...
Will trade for Saragossa 10k sw or Cabo 80ptse or slammer 3 plus cash on my end
Reel has just been service...
I'd use the phenix or calstar 800m ... just sold my 800m for the phenix though
I used to fish all calstar and now I'm on my second phenix and can't wait to get to my third . I love j braid as a cheaper good 8carrier braid ....
300-360 yds 50lb and 250-300yds 65 give or take depending on line and method of install .
Oh and it's Yankee CAPTS :)
Capt yuri ... is like a 4-6 man Yankee capts of sorts .
To ensure the reverse Albright you may either do a half hitch or two ... or you can do a uni knot .. either way . It's locked up and that resolves...
If you would ship I'd have purchased
I got about 500 just in topshot
I do notice that phenix uses alps everything f but guides on their hybrid rods .
It had a lot of nice long range stuff
Back to fishing
I personally think hybrids are better anyways but I do love my 800h and my 900m just sold my 800m this week and bought another...
That's how I feel when I buy 80lbs of dog food lol
In 1997 as a child I was taught how to fish a gotcha plug for Spanish mackerel in morehead city, NC .. the man doing this was using a white and...
Ocea jigger 5000p
I went on a long range trip in California about three years ago and the aside from my rod the entire stern was trolling with their rods hanging...
I prefer a composite for bottom fishin
This is what I was referring to .. standard 30 wrap Bimini to a reverse Albright . Just some quick 50lb braid and 15lb mono found laying around...
I'm from Florida .. most of us do a Bimini to an Albright . I've never had either fail me. The Bimini is pretty easy . And Albright is pretty safe...
Correct .. the new 40 size is the in the middle of the older sa 40 and 30T .. a nice spot if you ask me
Is the blue saltiga in pic available ?
Surprised this is still around
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] TSelling Cabo 70s spooled with 50lb braid 500yards both of them .
75 shipped each plus pp fees
Will trade for gold hammered...
I've been using seaguar fxr and liking the results lately .. but may try the yozuri
People need to judge reels with rods line lures and fish on them ... not off internet reviews all the time .
Having issues with PM so pls just text me 954-702-9557
You can get a 35sj with the slower retio and longer handle but no clicker .
All in all I've used both ... I'd stick with what I own and wouldn't sell but I would buy if people wanna sell their 30T or 50
Who do you fish it with ? Ricks trip? Or just open trips ? I've been told differently . I would have one if I were told they were better .. I know...
Looking to purchase a tiagra 50wlrs . Must be in clean condition NO major boat rash. Can be spooled or bare . Must have all clamps and accessories...
I think they are pretty. But I need to see more proven things with them . I know someone whose sheared the handle off while fighting a fish . And...
You need reels with 30lbs of drag . People will say you need more . And I do have an ocea jigger 5000p with 50lbs of drag but I never need it...
What now ?
Interested in separating ?
I'll take a pack of 6/0 super mutu what's your PayPal
Ocea jigger still around ?
800xl is what weight blank ?
Don't care about the bad .. But if I win hey ... Anyways great dad and there's one more like
Glad you got back on the water .
As title states .. PayPal ready. Non deckhand versions .
Grafighter gfgr 900h or other 900 .
Also interested in star drag saltiga 40/50 gold or...
Still available ?
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