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Tilefish blank
Posted by: john backos (---.nwrknj.fios.verizon.net)
Date: July 02, 2019 03:34PM

Looking for a blank to use an electric reel on. I would like the blank to be able to comfortably handle 5 lbs, but have a fairly light tip. I have a St Croix but it struggles with 3lbs, and I also have a Rainshadow 7' 60-130 that can handle up to 4lbs. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Re: Tilefish blank
Posted by: Robert A. Guist (---.triad.rr.com)
Date: July 02, 2019 05:23PM

Hello John.

You want a tough rod MudHole has a Seeker SS-3X5 7'0" 1 100-Unlimited F 12.0 1.08 21.17 Brown $244.00, that should do the jab as well as anything else (not sure how stiff the tip would be but using a 5lb weight is heavy).

Tight Wraps & Tighter Lines.


New Bern, NC.

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Re: Tilefish blank
Posted by: Billy Vivona (---.nycmny.fios.verizon.net)
Date: July 02, 2019 09:31PM

Get in touch with Mike Garone, he knows everythign abotu Tilefishing/ HE's built rods for two of the fisherman who owned the world record GOlden Tile, and he's been out there a lot himself.

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Re: Tilefish blank
Posted by: Capt. Craig Freeman (---.cpe.cableone.net)
Date: July 03, 2019 09:33PM

I have 4 Tanacom Bulls on #4 bent butts and aftco swivel roller tips using the American Tackle AXGC56XXH. I commercial fish blue lines and Goldens in the Norfolk Canyon with these set ups and they are perfect for that type of fishing.

Capt. Craig Freeman
Grading Scales Sportfishing and Back River Rods

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