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Saltwater Rod
Posted by: Christopher Ritter (172.58.233.---)
Date: October 12, 2018 07:53PM

I would like to build a rod as a surprise gift for a friend of mine but have never built any heavy saltwater rods so I need some recommendations for a complete build. My rod building experience is in 6 and lighter weight fly rods and smaller spinning rods. My friend fishes for mahi-mahi off the east coast of Florida by trolling and throwing lures. I believe he uses a spinning reel. I tried to ask as many questions as I could without spoiling the surprise. Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

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Re: Saltwater Rod
Posted by: roger wilson (---.hsd1.mn.comcast.net)
Date: October 12, 2018 08:12PM

Christopher,
Give the nice folks at Mud Hole a call. They will be able to fix you up with everything that you need.

Good luck

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Re: Saltwater Rod
Posted by: Phil Ewanicki (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: October 13, 2018 07:47PM

Mud Hole reps are a good source of information, but one rod for both trolling AND casting for dorado may result in a compromise which does neither particularly well.

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Re: Saltwater Rod
Posted by: James Taylor (---.wavecable.com)
Date: October 15, 2018 11:45AM

You’re kind of asking for two different rods with trolling and throwing… but from out RainShadow lineup we’d go with the RX6/E-Glass RCKJB700-325 - it'll work great for trolling and you can throw with it.

You can checkout the specs here: [www.rainshadowrodblanks.com]

James Taylor
Batson Enterprises
BatsonEnterprises.com | RainShadowRodBlanks.com | ALPSForeCast.com | Build2Fish.com

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Re: Saltwater Rod
Posted by: Christopher Ritter (---.hfc.comcastbusiness.net)
Date: October 16, 2018 02:31PM

Thanks

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