Seeker 7X, GG690J or GG90J for 40# jig stick?

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I'm looking for a factory wrapped 40# jig stick to pair with a Saltist 35H. I want to throw Tady 45's and Salas 7X lites for local yellows and cuda.

Has anyone tried the Seeker 7X yet? Or is the GG690J or GG90J the way to go? I've read some guys mentioning the Seeker SJ 90F but I can't seem to find a shop that has one.

What do you surface iron guys suggest?

Thanks
 

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Used to have one, don't anymore....
Since last June I've been using a Seeker 7x with a Lexa 400 with 65# braid (either straight to the jig or with a short 40-50# mono or flouro leader). Works great. I really like the rod a lot. Hope that helps.
 

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40# , I use GG90J
30# , I use SS90F
GG690J not enough backbone for 40.
Haven't tried 7X yet.
Oh....Calstar 100J another killer 30# stick.
 

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What is an SJ 90f? Is that a super seeker 90f? I have one and it's great for throwing lighter iron like a Tady A1 or a Tady C.
I'm not sure honestly, can't find the specs on it anywhere but I saw Saltydawg mention it as being a great jig stick. Got an email back from Seeker this morning saying that they do not factory wrap that one. It comes as a blank only.
 
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If you want to try something New go look at a US90MONSTER/ new CE900MONSTER or if you want to Try a 10' US100MONSTER/ new CE1000WAHOO United Composite rods made by the guy that designed all the Seeker Rods.. About 7 local Sportboats are fishing them now.. They are the lightest and one of the strongest on the market.. And boy do they load up to throw the iron but Calstar nice too..

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If you want to try something New go look at a US90MONSTER/ new CE900MONSTER or if you want to Try a 10' US100MONSTER/ new CE1000WAHOO United Composite rods made by the guy that designed all the Seeker Rods.. About 7 local Sportboats are fishing them now.. They are the lightest and one of the strongest on the market.. And boy do they load up to throw the iron but Calstar nice too..

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United Composite website up and running? Gotta get !
 

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I have a BTG 90J custom wrap that I bought off a gent here on BD, unfortunately I haven't fished it yet but just throwing the Tady 45 with it felt great. If you're gonna be fishing on the cattle boats a 9 ft rod will be a little easier to manage with all the people around. And like Jim said above the 909 Abyss would also be a perfect jig stick, I have an 809 Abyss and I love so I'm betting the 909 would be just as good.
 

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Checked out the specs on this one, sounds real interesting. Any idea who carries them? Haven't seen them anywhere. Great price too!
Eric's Tackle in Ventura used to, but since the Family runs Seeker, maybe not now. Check anyways.
 

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Eric's Tackle in Ventura used to, but since the Family runs Seeker, maybe not now. Check anyways.

Was just in there 2 days ago. He doesn't have it. Just the Seeker 7X which was really nice.

Was just looking for some more feedback on it before dropping 3 bills on it when there are cheaper options available.
 
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Hey Corona , how do I get my hands on some PEP-3 , Killer BT-65 ??
They are being made now.. Island tackle and others will have them in stock soon..

JUST ANNOUNCED TODAY.. Pep/ Killer Jigs will be teaming up with Bait Wrap.. Look for them soon...

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Just called Phenix, they are out of stock on this one and doubts anyone else will have it.

Gonna be a while before any more come in.
Gotten to be a popular jig stick, loads up well on lighter jigs, lots of backbone and lighter than anything mention.
 

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I have a old 9 ft Conolon (Custom) rare surface jig rod for medium to large size jigs
For 30/40# or braid, it cast long and it has backbone to bounce yellow tail.
I am thinking in selling it, I am not sure about the price, any old jig casters with info on this rod ?