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Old 05-18-2020, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Onewolf View Post
I would get 5 Shimano TLD-25 reels with 5'6" standup 30-80 rods and spooled with 80 lb spectra. And 3 or 4 spinning reels/rods in the 15-30 lb classes.
I fish the same waters for mostly the same fish and agree with this 100%.

The TLD's are easily upgraded into another class of reel with power handles and better drag washers - they'll take 12# like a champ which will handle your prescribed duties without flinching.