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  1. New Member Introductions
    Morning guys. Happy to be a new member. I'm stoked I came across the site! Watching guys pull fish from the beach all weekend really hooked me. Instead of wasting more time and money buying equipment that isnt right for my application, I thought I'd ask the professionals. I always have a...
  2. The Striper Forum
    Hello, I am new to the forum. I was hoping you guys could help me choose a hybrid striper set up. I fish behind dams in fast water in the Ohio River in PA. I throw mostly one to two ounce swimbaits, bucktails, and my favorite Got-Cha plugs. What baitcaster rod/reel would you use in this...
  3. Surfcasting Central
    I would like to try some surfcasting for stripers (fishing in NJ/NY). Any suggestions for an affordable rod/reel combo? I typically fish for trout so do not want to drop a bunch of money on my first surfcasting rig. I heard good things about the Okuma Avenger ABF Graphite Bait Feeder Reel by...
  4. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    I'm just going to back into striper fishing, and would appreciate some recommendations on rod reel combos. My main fishing will be done on the Cape Cod Canal. I prefer spinning gear, and will likely be using braided line with mono or Fluoro leaders. I'll be fishing Poppers, diving baits, and...
  5. The Striper Forum
    I'm new to freshwater fishing... Trying to find a decent combo thats under $50.. to use at Lake Mead/Willow Beach that can handle bass. I bought my brother a http://www.basspro.com/Daiwa-DWave-2011-Saltwater-Spinning-Rod-and-Reel-Combo/product/10208483/75519 Daiwa D-Wave.. I used it for...
  6. Massachusetts
    Im thinking of purchasing a penn sargus6000 reel, and am looking for an 8-9 ft rod with good action to match with it. Does anyone have feedback on this reel? Should I go with this reel, and what rod should I go with. I'll be shore and surf casting with both cut bait and plugs. Thanks!
  7. Buy - Sell - Trade
    The Reel: AVET RAPTOR SX (GOLD) fishing reel brand new in box never used ....... The Stick: Crowder EJC6080 6ft jigging stick 30-80 lbs Will do Combo For $500 or just the reel for $375 Awsome setup for Fluke,Bluefish,Stripped Bass,Tuna..... Reel is spooled with Jerry Brown #80 email me if you...
  8. Buy - Sell - Trade
    I have a G-Loomis GL3 Team Striper Rod with a Daiwa SeaLine Great Lakes 47LC Line counter Reel In excellent condition...$275 845-246-1645 Ask for Ed...I'm located in Saugerties, NY 12477
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone! Hailing from Whitehouse, NJ, I'm a 24 year old water dweller (haha) starting my quest to catch (and probably eat!) some stripers! Excited to be a part of the S247 community, and looking forward to learning...and learning...and learning! Although I'm new to the forum here, I am...
  10. Rods And Custom Rod Building
    It's a 6.5 ft Daiwa 1572RT rod with a Garcia Mitchell 306. Does anyone have information on them?
  11. Surfcasting Central
    hey guys,new to the forum and saltwater fishing..i plan on heading to plum island next weekend to try my luck.im about to purchase a penn slammer 760L live liner reel and a 9' st.croix mojo surf rod,am i making a good purchase?
  12. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    I'm looking for recommendations for a rod/reel combo for stripers/bluefish in Long Island Sound. Would like to stay under $100. I saw the Penn 550SSg for $63 and then I could get a rod, but not sure if that would be good. Am I better off getting a combo or separate and putting together...
  13. Surfcasting Central
    Hey I was wondering what would be a good combo for chunkin bait, live lining etc? I would like to be able to throw some weight as well as get some distance, Im not the best with conventionals but could get it down I'm sure. Also I'm trying to stay somewhat in a budget but not cheap out on my...
  14. The Striper Forum
    Hi, I am brand new to this website. I currently fish for Hybrid Stripers in the 8 to 12 pound category at a local river. I am casting soft swimbaits with a 1 to 1.5 oz jighead. I am using 20 pound power pro with a 17 lb mono leader. Can someone recomend a good spinning rod/reel combination...
  15. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Hi everyone. I'm new here and while I've read a bunch of great things on here, I really don't know what I'm doing for the most part. I'm learning though. I'm interested in learning how to surfcast for stripers but I don't really have any equipment or much money to buy any. Recently someone set...
  16. Boating Beginners
    What length/weight rod is good for fishing(stripers & blues) from both the shore/piers and from a boat? Is the Shakespeare UglyStick a good rod? Are the reels made by Cabelas any good? Thanks.
  17. Stripers on the Fly
    whats up fly guys/gals, i'm looking to get into saltwater fly fishing been doing searches for about a week.which pretty much sealed the deal,looks very exciting and challenging.after doing the searches and talking to a freand of mine,i'm going to go with a 9' 9wt. i'll be fishing back bays and...
  18. The Striper Forum
    wat is a good rod and reel combo for fishing with medium sized eels and plugs from shore. id like 2 keep it under 200 dollers.
  19. Surfcasting Central
    hey guys i am fishing for some more advice here! i want to add another rod to my lineup (just dont tell my wife!) right now i have a 9' spinning rod, rated for 1-4 oz lures, this is my only surf rod, i use it for bait fishing, cast and wait type stuff. i also have a 7' MH spinning rod (its...
  20. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    I have beach casting gear pretty well taken care of for now, but wanted to expand my arsonal to include some tackle for boat fishing. No trolling, just spot fishing and maybe drop a line deep once a while. Familar with spinning most my life, living in fear of the birds nest of conventional...
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