What's your favorite 30# fly line sardine set up?

dh515

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Andros 5ii with 50# spectra and a Phenix PSW 760H. Not sure how this rod gets a 60# rating on the high end but good with 30-40#.
 
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hucklongfin

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I like the Avet SX Raptor on an OC Rods Kaiuli 7MHF and an Accurate DX2 400 on a Phenix psw809h although I landed an 85# BFT with the DX2 400 on a Phenix psw760h.
 

Jim Schmitt

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Andros 5ii with 50# spectra and a Phenix PSW 760H. Not sure how this rod gets a 60# rating on the high end but good with 30-40#.
Is this the regular black diamond or hybrid? Anyone use a Phenix Axis 720H?
 
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Jim Schmitt

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Seems like the Phenix PSW 760H very popular for 30# bait stick: anybody have experience with UC 76 Tilefish Jr or Phenix Axis 720H or UC CP 70 MH?
 

dh515

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Is this the regular black diamond or hybrid? Anyone use a Phenix Axis 720H?
Black Diamond but I have both. Hybrid has a lot more balls.

I like the Avet SX Raptor on an OC Rods Kaiuli 7MHF and an Accurate DX2 400 on a Phenix psw809h although I landed an 85# BFT with the DX2 400 on a Phenix psw760h.
Man, I thought some 40-50 lb. wahoo were a work out on that stick. An 85 lb. tuna must of been a nut buster. :)
 

hucklongfin

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I've landed 50# Wahoo on a psw909xhj and 40# on the psw809h too. I also got a 60# BFT on the psw760h with 40#. I like that rod for bait with 30-40#.
 
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BT3Steve

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Calstar 970, Newell 332-5. Killed many a tuna/yellowtail. Gonna upgrade the Newell for a Fathom LD2 here soon
 
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bkaz

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Calstar 700 ML with Trini 20A. I have 65 lb. braided line with 30 lb. top shot. Been using this set up for a long time and just received the updated Trinidad last year after turning in my old one to Shimano to have it serviced.
 
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Shon

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Phoenix 760H with a penn fathom 25nld 2 speed. I got a 90# bluefin on that set up. It kicks the yellows ass too with 30#.
 
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