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Old 10-09-2004, 01:59 PM
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i have a shakespeare 9' pole with a prius reel[came as a combo] for my striper fishing. unfortunately it doesnt have a baitrunner feature but im working on purchasing that. i was just wondering what kind of setup you guys are using for the different kinds of fishing..i.e.-plugging/jigging, surfcasting, boating, etc...
i know my surf pole is heavy action and makes for stiff plugging. could i use a medium action pole with a lighter reel for plugging the stripers? im gonna be looking into purchasing "the better" types of poles and reels and i just needed some input as to where i should gravitate as far as action rating and brand. thanks!

-mike
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:13 PM
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9 ft. with penn 550ss reel would be good. fast tip for plugging. or 7 ft. with a penn 440ss reel. I use a 7 ft. with a mitchell 411 Lefty,410 righty in the boat.
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Old 10-10-2004, 09:43 PM
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I use 7' mediums for jigging and most of my plugging. I use a 10' for throwing heavy wood and metal. I also use a 7' light action for throwing small Storm Wildeyes and other rubbah. I also have a 8.5' I use when I need something between 7 and 10' lol :)



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