Good Deal on MAK 15 SEA

FishRock

Still trying to figure it all out
Mar 27, 2013
2,177
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JAM
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Thunnus - 22' Koffler BayBee (1990)
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bentbaitstick

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Sep 11, 2012
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Socal
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Charley Tabbara
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Boat
Good deal for the price. Can't go wrong.
 
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hucklongfin

Deep release specialist
Jul 3, 2003
11,047
10,933
Mission Viejo
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MarkT
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Blazer Bay 1860
I never liked them due to the width until I actually used one and it was fine!
 
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FishRock

Still trying to figure it all out
Mar 27, 2013
2,177
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JAM
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Thunnus - 22' Koffler BayBee (1990)
And you can actually cast the 15 since the spool is so light.
 
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Yellowtail Dan

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  • Apr 10, 2006
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    The 15 is a badass reel. I have mine filled with 80lb Hollow and fish 50-60lb BHP wind on leaders on it.
     
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    FishRock

    Still trying to figure it all out
    Mar 27, 2013
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    JAM
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    Thunnus - 22' Koffler BayBee (1990)
    Now need to find a rod to go with it.

    All depends on budget and target fish. If works well on a UC Centaur or Raptor at the Lupe.
     
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    OCFishie

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    Jul 18, 2015
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    fish lips
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    Boat has no name
    I'm picking up both a RCX76 Centaur and a US80 Predator. Will test both out to see which matches best.
     
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    FishRock

    Still trying to figure it all out
    Mar 27, 2013
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    Thunnus - 22' Koffler BayBee (1990)
    Likely the Centaur if pushig the limits and the Predator for everything else.
     
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    Intrepid Fan

    No Cal Lou
    Oct 1, 2009
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    Lou Salatich
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    FishRock

    Still trying to figure it all out
    Mar 27, 2013
    2,177
    3,211
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    JAM
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    Thunnus - 22' Koffler BayBee (1990)
    Got mine today. I do not see anything quirky about the reel. I do not think it is too wide, has good weight, 500 yards of 60lb hollow line, fantastic buy.

    I agree. I am quite happy with mine and don't have any issues with the width. Glad you got in on the deal.
     
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    Yellowtail Dan

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  • Apr 10, 2006
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    Got mine today. I do not see anything quirky about the reel. I do not think it is too wide, has good weight, 500 yards of 60lb hollow line, fantastic buy.

    I really like my 15 and don’t see what the issues are. I also picked up an 8 and just used it on a trip, what an awesome 30-40lb little reel. To bad it’s been discontinued
     
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    FishRock

    Still trying to figure it all out
    Mar 27, 2013
    2,177
    3,211
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    Name
    JAM
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    Thunnus - 22' Koffler BayBee (1990)
    I really like my 15 and don’t see what the issues are. I also picked up an 8 and just used it on a trip, what an awesome 30-40lb little reel. To bad it’s been discontinued

    Still a few new ones around.

    Amazon product
     
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    OCFishie

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    Jul 18, 2015
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    fish lips
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    I put the 15ii on the Predator and the 16ii on the Centaur. Pulled this 60lber on the 15ii/predator combo last week and it was smooth.

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    steelfish

    Baja Boy..
    Oct 16, 2008
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    Name
    Alex
    Boat Name
    dos por favor
    is my favorite reel in my arsenal for fishing BOLA and Gonzaga Bay in Baja, Mx

    in the 1st pic was paired with a phenix Axis 820H, now is paired with a shorter rod which is better to use on a Panga, a Custom Seeker CTSF60XH built by me and 100# hollow Jerry Brown line

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