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by Hogsticker2
Wed Oct 17, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: New Reel
Replies: 15
Views: 221

Re: New Reel

Right on Spencer
by Hogsticker2
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: NFC pricing
Replies: 27
Views: 1607

Re: NFC pricing

So I had posted earlier about receiving a broken blank from NFC and wanted to follow up. I contacted Scarlett at NFC and have received a new blank. The replacement was done in a timely manner and I am very pleased with their response. On the other side while the tubes they ship in seem to be of sol...
by Hogsticker2
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Hardbaits
Topic: Megabass Vision 95
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Megabass Vision 95

What can you tell me about this bait? Same action and behavior as the 110, or totally different? Does it run more shallow? When would you reach for it over the 110? Any information on the other various 110 lures is also welcome. I'm looking to place an order soon, and believe it or not, I've never f...
by Hogsticker2
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Custom Rods
Topic: Completed my first Point Blank build...
Replies: 6
Views: 142

Re: Completed my first Point Blank build...

You know it when you feel it. It's somewhat difficult to describe a Point Blank until you've fished with it. I'm glad you weren't disappointed. How about some pics?
by Hogsticker2
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Lets see all them Daiwa's
Replies: 815
Views: 143469

Re: Lets see all them Daiwa's

toddmc wrote:The silver knobs give a reel an original look.
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What spool is this?
by Hogsticker2
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Break offs
Replies: 17
Views: 351

Re: Break offs

Say goodbye to fluoro. Biggest garbage sales pitch in fishing IMO. 100% agree. No way can anything in crystal form be flexible. Same principle with soft plastics that are loaded with salt. That's why those baits damage so easily. On the other side of the spectrum, I've hung up with 15# CXX and coul...
by Hogsticker2
Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Break offs
Replies: 17
Views: 351

Re: Break offs

With fluoro, you really have to be careful when getting out those backlashes. Take time to find each little loop that is holding down the line. Don't pull too hard against a tangle because fluorocarbon gets damaged when it rubs itself. Sometimes I even spit on the spool out of sheer rage and it hel...
by Hogsticker2
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Fishing Line
Topic: Break offs
Replies: 17
Views: 351

Re: Break offs

I've been using Tatsu and Assassin exclusively for 3 years now. No problems other than abrasion issues after a big fish has been digging in the rocks. I'm the opposite, I can't do braid any more. Used it exclusively for several years, now I hate the stuff. I don't use the two fluoros I mentioned in ...
by Hogsticker2
Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: 10.82# at Clear Lake, CA
Replies: 10
Views: 415

Re: 10.82# at Clear Lake, CA

Right on!
by Hogsticker2
Mon Oct 08, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: MajorCraft Speedstyle 610+MH?
Replies: 11
Views: 285

Re: MajorCraft Speedstyle 610+MH?

I’m no familiar witht the PTS reel seat. Looking at it, it looks just like am ECS seat or am I missing something? It's different - wider, not as comfortable for smallish hands. Just my opinion of course ^What Mark said^. I sold the Speedstyle rod I had specifically because of the reel seat. I like ...
by Hogsticker2
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: Daiwa Kage
Replies: 7
Views: 836

Re: Daiwa Kage

New here, but good info on these rods - Supposedly, they are only available through independent bait & tackle shops. No Scheels, Bass Pro, Cabelas, etc & no online sales with them either - don't know the validity of that. Big features though, the Graphite Composition is of the SVF Technolog...
by Hogsticker2
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Rods
Topic: MajorCraft Speedstyle 610+MH?
Replies: 11
Views: 285

Re: MajorCraft Speedstyle 610+MH?

iabass8 wrote:I’m no familiar witht the PTS reel seat. Looking at it, it looks just like am ECS seat or am I missing something?

It's different - wider, not as comfortable for smallish hands. Just my opinion of course
by Hogsticker2
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: MajorCraft Speedstyle 610+MH?
Replies: 11
Views: 285

Re: MajorCraft Speedstyle 610+MH?

Buy and try! I've been tempted by this particular model myself, but never pulled the trigger.
by Hogsticker2
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Rods
Topic: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...
Replies: 10
Views: 382

Re: Need a rod to match my SV105HS...

I agree, look at the Daiwa Blazon (new model) on the Daiwa Japan website. These match perfectly. I would pair it with an 18 Jackall Poison Adrena, but some folks will say blasphemy. Don't worry, it won't explode.
by Hogsticker2
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Kayak Fishing
Topic: BlueSky Boatworks 360 Angler Review
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: BlueSky Boatworks 360 Angler Review

I will indeed own one of these some day. Hopefully sooner than later. Wish I had the cash to get it at the price you did. For me personally, I don't think there is a better watercraft for my wants and needs. Now I just have to keep the gear monkey off my back long enough to save money for this, and ...

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