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Natural baits marlin trolling blank for 50lb
Posted by: Earl Hamilton (---.210.50.143.pldt.net)
Date: April 15, 2019 07:03AM

Hi guys. I am looking to build myself some trolling rods-I'm an experienced rod builder, so no difficulty with completing the project. However, being that I am based in a country(Philippines) where there are no blanks available, I have no access to any to try, I need to ask for the experience of others on what specific blanks they would recommend for the job. What blanks would you ideally choose for building stand up trolling rods fishing with 50lb line, using live or dead bait, from flat line, not riggers. Currently, my thoughts are leaning towards the United COmposite CP55XH 50-80, with a short curved bent butt. Thanks for your thoughts.

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Re: Natural baits marlin trolling blank for 50lb
Posted by: Capt. Craig Freeman (---.hampton.k12.va.us)
Date: April 15, 2019 09:43AM

Whites or Blues? Or just general offshore trolling set ups. Since you said 50lbs and Marlin, I would recommend the American Tackle AXGC70MH. It is a 7'0 blank, which is great for white marlins. I would not go with a bent butt for a white marlin set up. If you just want general 50lb trolling set ups that can do everything, then I would suggest the AXGC60H or the AXST60XHS from American Tackle. If going with the 60XHS it fits with a #2 straight or bent butt nicely.

Capt. Craig Freeman
Grading Scales Sportfishing and Back River Rods

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Re: Natural baits marlin trolling blank for 50lb
Posted by: Earl Hamilton (---.210.50.143.pldt.net)
Date: April 15, 2019 10:58AM

black marlin 60-200kg, with 50lb lines, short curved bent butt stand up with natural baits off flat line not from the riggers. These will not be for skirts.

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Re: Natural baits marlin trolling blank for 50lb
Posted by: Mark Talmo (71.147.59.---)
Date: April 15, 2019 04:16PM

Do you mean women will not be allowed to use them?

Mark Talmo
FISHING IS NOT AN ESCAPE FROM LIFE BUT RATHER A DEEPER IMMERSION INTO IT!!!

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Re: Natural baits marlin trolling blank for 50lb
Posted by: Earl Hamilton (---.210.104.199.pldt.net)
Date: April 16, 2019 04:58AM

Lol. They'd have to prove their metal.

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