Reel for Calstar 700H??

ysmoose

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Apr 17, 2013
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grant
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Parker 1801
Is the Torque 40N a good match for this rod or overkill for this rod?
Also, is the sweet spot for this rod 40lb or 50lb?
Plan is to mainly fish 50lb live bait/yoyo application.

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T.O.T.W.

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Dec 23, 2005
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Chris L
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Leo's
I’d say a 40N is overkill. 700H seems like a 40lb rod. 25N or 30 would be a better fit—either 2-speed or star drag depending on application.
 
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terryc.

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Mar 12, 2006
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Terry
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I’d stick a 40 on it and fish 50 and 60 heck Mike on the Vagabond fishes 80 on that rod with a fathom 40.
 
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Yellowtail Dan

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I have 2 as well as 2 700xh’s. The 700H can fish 50lb easy. A Fathom 30ld2 would be a great reel or a Torque 30ld2 for a few more bucks.
 
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