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by Bronzeye
Sun May 06, 2007 6:17 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Exceler or Supreme spinning reel?
Replies: 4
Views: 858

Re: Exceler or Supreme spinning reel?

Would you sometimes fish in the rain with the reel you buy? If so, look at the spool porting on the Supreme. Looks to me like it would result in a lot of water reaching the spool shaft.
by Bronzeye
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:17 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Spinning Rod Tip flex for softplasitc?
Replies: 7
Views: 985

Re: Spinning Rod Tip flex for softplasitc?

My preferance for what you mentioned above would be a true medium heavy power and medium to medium-fast action rod. kenshomi, you do not need a MH rod for smallies, especially "For flukes, 4' senko, dropshot, singletail grubs, light jigs," unless most of your fishing consists of hoisting smallies o...
by Bronzeye
Wed Apr 18, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Noobie needs help with rod for vertical jigging walleye
Replies: 12
Views: 1473

Re: Noobie needs help with rod for vertical jigging walleye

Back before rods got lightweight, 5'6" rods were preferred by a lot of walleye fishermen for vertical jigging. They still offer the advantage of making very subtle manipulations of the jig easier. But with today's rods being lighter and more sensitive, fewer anglers use rods that short. Since you oc...
by Bronzeye
Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:41 am
Forum: Tackle
Topic: Rod and reel to keep in the car
Replies: 13
Views: 1658

Re: Rod and reel to keep in the car

I'd suggest spooling the reel with braid. The heat in a car sitting in the sun can weaken monofilaments.