Newbie help

Discussion in 'Fish Species and Techniques' started by Grunt, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. Grunt

    Grunt Guest

    I'm new here and looking for help with a set up for mostly pier fishing but in a saltwater river and some pier fishing in the ocean. Something that can bring in 4-6 foot sharks. Blacktip, tiger (unlikely), sharpnose. And can handle cobia maybe 60lb?

    Looking for a rod and reel, and what kind of line i should put on those. I'm not looking to spend too much, maybe 200 total for rod and reel if thats possible.

    Any advice would be appreciated
  2. bigscrnman

    bigscrnman Senior Member

    My first set up was a Penn 4/0 on a 50-80# ugly stick. Killed a lot of fish with it on everything from the pier to party boats. I would search ebay for the reel and check academy for the rod. If I remember right I think I paid about $80 or so for the rod. You should be able to find a "gently used" senator for ~$100