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02-18-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,921
Posted By UaVaj

since this reel is the dedicated bottom combo. ...

since this reel is the dedicated bottom combo.

the deal breaker is the anti reverse bearing.
nothing beats trusted reliable old school twin anti reverse dogs.

to get twin dogs in the accurate,...
02-11-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,185
Posted By UaVaj

spear diver here. there is obviously no shortage...

spear diver here. there is obviously no shortage of ARS.


the commercial guys got ARS locked up good with the corrupt politicians.
02-11-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By UaVaj

yes. aluminum butt is considered smooth butt. ...

yes. aluminum butt is considered smooth butt.
and
do concur that anything over 50lb class should be smooth.





contemplating if smooth butt is necessary for 30lb class trolling rods?
02-11-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,921
Posted By UaVaj

that twin drag design is night and day. at lock...

that twin drag design is night and day. at lock down drag (essentially as tight as my fingers can turn the adjust knob while the lever is at minimum engage, then as tight as my wrist can push the...
02-11-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,921
Posted By UaVaj

thanks for that info.

thanks for that info.
02-11-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,921
Posted By UaVaj

originally bought a talica2 25 for the job. it...

originally bought a talica2 25 for the job. it is off balance and as heavy as an anchor.
02-04-2017, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,839
Posted By UaVaj

your understanding of action is correct, however...

your understanding of action is correct, however your terminology are confusing.

fast action is LESS flexible. the rod is much stiffer. that is why you get into the backbone faster.

slow action...
02-03-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,839
Posted By UaVaj

stiffer tip/rod is the faster action. softer...

stiffer tip/rod is the faster action. softer tip/rod is the slower action.
as for the backbone. that is power / aka 30-80lb.




for bottom fishing or structure fishing where you want the...
02-03-2017, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,839
Posted By UaVaj

a little bit of both depending on what is working...

a little bit of both depending on what is working at the time.

reasons for considering medium action for trolling. either the hook does it's job and the fish get hook or the fish does not get...
02-02-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,839
Posted By UaVaj

Trolling Rod Action

what rod action (slow, medium, fast, xfast) do you prefer for saltwater trolling? and why?

currently troll with fast action 30-80lb. considering switching to medium action 30-80lb.



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01-31-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,914
Posted By UaVaj

:thumbsup::thumbsup: tournament folks...

:thumbsup::thumbsup:


tournament folks where every lbs of pulling power (rated test) and every extra length (small diameter) on the reel meant that much closer to reeling in the grand prizes /...
01-26-2017, 02:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,914
Posted By UaVaj

all from the same factories from china. if you...

all from the same factories from china. if you buy the brand, you get the backing of that reputation and that peace of mind.
01-22-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,567
Posted By UaVaj

had to make the same decision not too long ago. ...

had to make the same decision not too long ago. stradic is definitely worth the extra coin over the battle2 and twice on the weekends.

stradic is a totally different class of reel compare to...
01-21-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,921
Posted By UaVaj

had the chance to finally touch both reels (not...

had the chance to finally touch both reels (not fish).


the valiant's retrieve is grindy (if that is even a word) and not smooth at all. this is brand new reel never wet in the box. can only...
01-21-2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By UaVaj

Rod Handle - When to Consider Smooth Butts?

smooth butts is feature of the butt having a smooth hard outer surface that enables the rod to easily slides out of the rod holder while a fish is hooked, and the rod is under pressure.


at what...
01-02-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,921
Posted By UaVaj

Accurate Valiant or Shimano Talica

looking for a light (as in weight) but powerful bottom fish combo (for grouper/snapper and the occasional aj).



rod is definitely going to be a terez. unless there is another comparable...
11-14-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 19,625
Posted By UaVaj

what year is your boat and post up some pix.

what year is your boat and post up some pix.
11-12-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By UaVaj

i am local to dealman n he blew me off on a 6...

i am local to dealman n he blew me off on a 6 combo deal. can only imagine being out of states and had issues. not to mention his snail response. especially for a merchant wanting your money. one...
11-11-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,280
Posted By UaVaj

at least you will have a missing fish story to...

at least you will have a missing fish story to tell like the original poster. :thumbsup:
11-11-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By UaVaj

no belittle whatsoever. if your cup of tea...

no belittle whatsoever.

if your cup of tea is button pushing for sword on the high seas. more power to you. its your boat, your time, your money. spend it as you see fit.

some of us just...
11-07-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By UaVaj

fighting sword on full electric is a pretty dull....

fighting sword on full electric is a pretty dull. no need to go all out on a boat wasting both time and money. just buy a fishing video game and press some buttons at the comfort of home. and if...
11-07-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,280
Posted By UaVaj

:thumbsup::thumbsup: with a competent...

:thumbsup::thumbsup:

with a competent captain and a competent angler. forget shimano quality. even wally's world no name house brand will reel in that fish.
11-04-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,280
Posted By UaVaj

you can put whatever line size you want on that...

you can put whatever line size you want on that reel and you can crank down whatever drag you want. it will not change the fact that a tld25 is a 20lb class reel.

see post #28 for the results of...
11-04-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,280
Posted By UaVaj

TLD25 is actually a 20lb line class reel. the 20...

TLD25 is actually a 20lb line class reel. the 20 wide. so max drag is 7lb and safe drag is 5lb.

as for the original poster TLD30. 30lb line class reel. max drag is 10lb. safe drag is 8lb.

...
11-04-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,816
Posted By UaVaj

Shimano Tiagra 80W vs Avet EX 80W

already own the tiagra 80w and it is sufficient for day sword. using cordless drill + coupler for re-bait wind up.

an online retailer is offer 10% off avet promotion. want to use that on an ex...
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