Inshore set ups/ Storage

Old 10-30-2019, 04:26 PM
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I am looking to get back into inshore fishing a little bit and want to add some tackle. Primarily trout and redfish since flounder is closed but I will also be fishing around bridges for sheepshead and jigging around some shallow structure. I am thinking 3000 series will be ideal but 2 4-5000 will be good to have as well.

I have always been a Shimano guy but thinking about the new Daiwa BG’s or Penn. I have some nice stuff I have had for years that is great so this will be in addition to what I already have so I can avoid swapping lures/rigs so often. These will also be used for the rest f the family so spending a TON on each isn’t a great option.

What do yall like for specs and redfish?

Also, what do you like for tackle organization?

I don’t keep anything on the boat and my old tackle bag has had it. I also want to get it more organized from mirrolures to jigs to Gulp storage.
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Best bang for the buck and what I use on my boat: Shimano Nasci 3000 with Shimano GLF rods. Reels are super smooth and well balanced with the rods. Very light and can be jigged all day.

Here is another thread talking about the rods. Shimano GLF rods?

I use bags for tackle storage mostly. All drawers seem to just get filled with junk!
Old 10-30-2019, 06:48 PM
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The smallish $20 white offshore angler duffle bag fits 3 of the standard size Plano tackle tray perfectly. Toss pliers/etc on the top.

i like my 3500 Daiwa BG on bass pro gold cup 7’ rods for cheap combos.
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Reels for Trout & Reds I use 2000, 2500 & 3000 series Penn Battle 2.
Series 4000 & 5000 will be too heavy....IMHO.......ICM
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As Burgmane said, for tackle storage use Plano's and bags like the Offshore Angler white bags. Best bang for buck by far.
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Yep, keep it simple. A light-medium action 7ft, spinning rod, less than $100 and a BG 2500. Loaded with mono or braid, 15lb leader, and have at it. Buy a few packs of plastic grubs, make sure has a chartreuse paddle tail, 1/4 jig head, a few top water and a few Mirrolure Mirrodine XL's, and you're all set. Maybe a few DOA popping corks with shrimp. As far as tackle box. 1 or 2 plano smaller boxes, and you're done. Simple.
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Pflueger Supreme (the gold one, not the XT style) 3000 size on a Star Stellar Lite 7 foot 8-16lb rod is my jam for reds and trout. I have read a lot of people really like those Diawa BGs tho. I also like the new Stradics but $$.

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