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  1. Rods and Rod Blanks
    I'm looking for a rod around 8ft, to pair with a slammer 5500, I want to use it to throw 80-100g colt snipers at bluefin up to 80ish pounds in the beginning of the season from private boat. I expect to see mostly 50# fish but I don't want to get killed if an 80 pounder grabs it. Most importantly...
  2. Tackle and Rigging
    Hi hope everyone is well. I have been using suffix superior 150 UK spec 1.2mm think it's the same as your 130. What I would like to know is if I change to 100lb monoi diamond Would I be loosing out in strenth? Would I loose out on overall abrasion resistance. I know the momoi is thinner in...
  3. Rods and Rod Blanks
    Hi has anyone got any photos of a 755xxh 5'6" in action Also how much drag is through it to give me a idea on what it's like with been in the UK Thanks
  4. Tackle and Rigging
    Hi I got a real from a shop that was spooled up for me. It was a makaira 50sea (not wide) What I know is I asked for 600m of 100lb Jerry brown When it came it had Hollow ace on. The shop got my order mixed up but with been in the UK I decided to just roll with it as it seems reasonable stuff...
  5. South of the Border
    Escape on a Panama sport fishing trip and experience one of the world's most prolific big game fishing grounds. The Gulf of Chiriquí is a treasure of Panama with big game fishing at Hannibal Bank and Isla Montuosa. During a 3-day trip, it is possible to land marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna...
  6. Offshore Fishing Reports
    Like clockwork in February massive schools of Yellowfin Tuna start migrating through the Gulf of Chiriqui. They are feeding on spawning squid, baitfish, and Sardines. Panama Tuna fishing seriously kicks off around mid-March as the Tuna appears around Hannibal Bank and Isla Montuosa. Early June...
  7. Sold/Expired
    750 yrds of #130 hollow white #200 Fluoro wind on Good for flying the kite for big bluefin Local pick up or willing to ship on your dime $450 OBO no box
  8. Sold/Expired
    Hi folks, with some upcoming Tuna and swordfish trips on the horizon I figured it’ll be best to invest in a harpoon. Anyone got a 2 piece harpoon sitting around collecting dust? cheers Brett
  9. Jigging and Popping
    Trip Report: Venice Louisiana Tuna Fishing - Popping & Jigging I set up a quick 2 day trip in early November to fish out of Venice Marina hoping to get in on the big fall tuna bite. Reports out of the marina from October included a 258lb Yellowfin and a 274lb Bigeye on bait. My group's...
  10. Sold/Expired
    Received as a gift too large for what I fish. Excellent conditions serviced professionally last year used just a couple times after service. $500.00
  11. Rods and Rod Blanks
    I read various opinions on jigging rods. It sounds like it comes down to what you fish for, how you fish, where you fish, and what reel you have. I just ordered an Okuma Makaira 10000, I fish mid-shore off NJ for BFT on my own boat, and I'll be using this rod for jigging 90% of the time. I've...
  12. Sold/Expired
    I am selling (3) custom Catez Lures GT poppers from Indonesia. These are brand new and have never been used. 80gram, 120g, and 140g. The other is a Shimano Orca with the bubble chamber which is a 9.5/10. $150 for the whole lot, shipped within the USA.
  13. Sold/Expired
    Brand new never used ronin travel popping rod for sale. Haven’t even received it in the mail yet but will sell for $100 off purchase price. Need to buy the heavier version and don’t have time for return and exchange. Local pick up only, Los Angeles area 83-6 8'3" PE5-7 Lure~140g Max Drag...
  14. Sold/Expired
    As a set 120 USD. Shipping at buyers expense. PayPal please add 4%.
  15. Sold/Expired
    For Sale: Carpenter Casting Rods Carpenter Monster Hunter MH 79XH 7'9" This rod is the beast for casting and working big lures up to 300 grams. Used on 2 trips Rod is in great shape $850 + 3% for PayPal fees shipping is dependent on location, USPS appears to be around $30 for USA locations...
  16. Sold/Expired
    875 shipped PayPal gift . Sealed in box , and check my reputation
  17. Pelagics
    What is your go to offshore trolling spread?
  18. Charter Boat & Party Boat
    will be there in Feb would like to do combo charter with spear fishing and fishing around islands do not have diving experience.
  19. Offshore Fishing Reports
    When people talk about the peak fishing season in Costa Rica everyone rushes to say that it's December through April, just like the dry season. While that is indeed our peak billfish season, for some reason a lot of anglers think that just because we experience our green season, or rainy...
  20. Tackle and Rigging
    Does anyone spool up and fish with 20 or 30ld hollow core? I'm considering buying a small reel (like a saltiga star drag 20) and spooling up 20 or 30lb hollow core line. I would be using loop to loop connections for my 20 and 30lb fluorocarbon leaders. I'm trying to use the smallest reel...
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