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  1. Surfcasting Central
    After over 15 years of service in ruff conditions, replaced tip guides and a split lower shaft I'm retiring my big water ugly. Willing to spend a little more. Here is my surf setups. I usualy fish Beaches and rivers around NY for Blues, Stripers and porgies ect. any advice on setups are...
  2. Stripers 101 - Sticky Threads
    Hey, Kind of a dumb question, but im notcing im having a hell of a time launching any plugs under 2.5oz or so with my 650ssm and 65lb braid on my 11' rod. , just seems like the lack of weight is preventing me from really getting them far. Any suggestions?
  3. Chesapeake Bay
    I'm pretty sure this has been asked many times before, but is there a chart or rule of thumb about weight and distance for out riggers? For example, I want to know, if fish are around 45ft and Im in 80ft water and I want my jigs(or whatever) to go down about that 45ft marker. About how much line...
  4. Maine
    Just picked up a new boat in hopes of chasing these bad boys into deeper water! I'm assuming that's where they have all gone to avoid the warmer waters? I just don't know how far out I should go before wetting a line.:frustrated: Any ideas? I'll either be going from Bath or Pine Point.
  5. Surfcasting Central
    Hello Headed to IRI this weekend to try for stripers. Will be respooling with new line . Would like any thoughts on braid to use in the 14 to 15 # range that will be better for distance. Will want to cast as far as possible out into inlet. What braid will have the least resistance, and...
  6. Surfcasting Central
    Im curious to know what kind of line you guys use in tournaments. Im assuming a superbraid with a small diameter and strong.
  7. The Striper Forum
    I found this site on long distance casting check it out
  8. Surfcasting Central
    Hi to all! First, I just wanna say, that this site has been a big help to a beginner (Me) in search of his first keeper! My big problem is casting for distance. I have a Shimano 4500 Bait Runner w/a 10' Daiwa Surf Casting rod, not the most expensive, but not the cheapest either. I was using...
  9. Surfcasting Central
    OK, prior to this spring when I made my saltwater fishing debut, I mostly fished small ponds, rivers for bucket mouths, catfish & trout in the Ozarks. I always used about a 6.5' rod and mostly used artificial lures. So slinging bait into the surf with a 10' rod is something I'm still getting...
  10. Surfcasting Central
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