Looking for jigging rod recommendations

Discussion in 'Rods and Rod Blanks' started by jfm, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. jfm

    jfm Junior member

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    Just bought an ACCURATE 665NC for tuna jigging here on Cape Cod. Plan on using 80# braid. Can anyone recommend a jigging rod to use with this reel.
     
  2. Augs

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    Casting or Spinning? and what kind of budget are you looking to stay within?
    nice reel by the way...
    Just saw an OTI G3 in person a little while ago. Very nice rod. You can also find good closeout deals on older OTI models now.
     

  3. paul708

    paul708 Site Sponsor

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    the OTI are a great choice.
    a custom is another option.and not really much more (if any)
    what size fish are you targeting?
     
  4. ksong

    ksong SPONSOR

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    Bluefin in Cape Cod are usually over 150 lbs and you need at least 400g rod.
    There are many choices if you look around.
     
  5. jfm

    jfm Junior member

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    Correct. These fish are bigger than last years batch. 150-175 lbs. Broke one off yesterday.
    400g rod it is then.
    Reel is not for spinning.... jigging/casting.
    Thanks to all for your replies.