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Old 03-09-2004, 09:26 PM
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Default Reel's for father's day

Father's day is just around the corner and I'm looking to get him two new reels. We really like the Shimanos and we have two tld-25s we really want to do some off shore fishing from Morehead City, NC stuff like dolphin king macrel tuna marlin etc. i don't want to spend a ton any ideas oh yeah we are fishing a Parker 2520xl all stand up again any ideas?
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Old 03-09-2004, 09:28 PM
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why not two more 25 tlds?

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Old 03-09-2004, 10:38 PM
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Hard to beat the TLD's. Avet EX series are very nice reels, between $320-$350.
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Old 03-10-2004, 02:06 AM
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You mentioned dolphin, kings, tuna, marlin...that's a pretty wide rage of fishing. Some people might argue that king fishing is in and of itself a separate catagory needing a high speed retrieve (eg- shimano trinidad). Dolphin fishing is the least demanding- you could use most any setup. Marlin fishing depends on what you're looking for...eg-white marlin less demanding, blue marlin requiring big stuff. Same applies for tuna- yellow fin- you could use a good 30 or 50 reel. BFT is another story requiring much heavier gear. Having said all that, I would go with an Avet 2 speed 4.0 for all around function-around $350.

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Why not a TLD20II?
To quote Tony the Tiger, "The'rrrrrrrrrrreeeee Greaaaat!"

Big fish just fold when you kick in that low gear.
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