Originally Posted by stripers89
i curently have an 8 foot ugly stik but can only cast about 100 yards with it. id like to get something 10 feet long but i need help picking one out. my reel has 40lb braid and i want to use mackerel with it. also, can you exceed the line and bait capacity ratings and still be able to cast well?
100 yards is a heck of a cast on an 8' ugly stick.
What's your price range, and how much weight to you typically throw?