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Old 02-26-2011, 07:03 PM
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Originally Posted by rrboucher View Post
Thanks... this is real helpful, sounds like the 90 or '0' degree is the way to go....
but ... 9" or 13" depth?
I haven't purchased the bent butts for my rods yet but
I wonder would the 13" put more of a strain on the gunnels?
You want to make sure that your handle on the reel doesn't hit the gunnels, and you have room for your hand on the handle too. If they do, This will cause all sorts of problems when trying to fight the fish out of the holder.