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- Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:04 am
- Forum: Freshwater
- Topic: What do you all like to fish for during Winter?
- Replies: 45
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Here in the PNW that would be Steelhead.
tH3_Guy wrote: Yeah I saw a nice silver with scales hook up this week 35 lbs.
The IGFA world record is only 33lbs. 4 oz.
http://wrec.igfa.org/WRecordsList.aspx? ... on,%20coho
If you're looking for a copoly that is pretty buoyant try Izorline platinum. I use the 12 pound for Steelhead float fishing and it stays at or very near the surface no matter how much line I've got out. very limp with good knot strength too.
If you go to the blank section on the Lamiglas web site they have a pdf file showing which of their blanks are used in which of their rods. there is also a pdf file with the recommended guide spacing for each of their blanks.
My main concern on a 3000 sized spinning reel for fish like a steelhead or chinook would be line capacity dragon, this was my concern with my original response to using them for large Salmon. because of all the snags and structure in our local rivers braid is generally only used when float fishing....
If I had a choice between a high-grade 3000 sized spinning reel vs a "300" sized high-grade FW BC; and I had a hard, long and fast running anadromous like a 40lb + king on my line...I would most likely choose the spinner. Personally, I'd take the baitcaster over the spinner in that scenar...
- Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:51 pm
- Forum: Tackle
- Topic: Shimano Calcutta DC...Is it really worth the money?
- Replies: 0
- Views: 18285
I have the Antares DC7 loaded with 12# P Line CXX mounted on a Lamiglas TBC86MT drift rod. with the reel set in M mode (L on a Calais) and the switch in positions 2-3 I can throw 1/4 ounce without any problems at all.
- Sat Sep 29, 2007 8:47 am
- Forum: Tackle
- Topic: Poll: Do you have a secret bait?
- Replies: 19
- Views: 4824
can't comment on Bass but up here in the PNW where Steelhead are king it's not so much the bait but more so presentation, presentation, presentation................
I've used mine riggin in the ocean and drifting in the rivers and never had a problem. I wash mine after every use though and lube often. what do you consider to be "saltwater ready" I agree with you on the speck, I guess his shirt says it all