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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.

https://alltackle.com/greg-shute-jig...pinning-combo/

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
Old 10-31-2019, 03:38 AM
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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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