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I originally posted this in Inshore, I'll post it here too. I need some advice from you Fella's. I am, trying to pick out a jigging rod to pair with either a Trinidad 40 or a Penn Torque 300. The reel will be spooled with 80 lb. Spectra and used for jigging school Bluefin Tuna. I am looking for a 6'6" rod (preferrably). Most of my jigging will be done in 90 - 150 ft. of water using 3 - 7 oz. jigs. I know about the Shimano Trevala and Penn Torque Rods, but I want more information on what else is out there. Thanks in advance guys!

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I did see the OTI's, but I don't see a model in the 6'6" length in a casting style rod. They look like a nice rod though....
 

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If it has to be 6'6", I'd recommend the Cosmotech CT661TUNA-P KVG. It's a Composite / Kevlar blank specifically for tuna jigging. It's only available as a blank, but it makes a great rod. I fish mine w/ an Alutecnos Gorilla 12.
 

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I originally posted this in Inshore, I'll post it here too. I need some advice from you Fella's. I am, trying to pick out a jigging rod to pair with either a Trinidad 40 or a Penn Torque 300. The reel will be spooled with 80 lb. Spectra and used for jigging school Bluefin Tuna. I am looking for a 6'6" rod (preferrably). Most of my jigging will be done in 90 - 150 ft. of water using 3 - 7 oz. jigs. I know about the Shimano Trevala and Penn Torque Rods, but I want more information on what else is out there. Thanks in advance guys!

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Call Billy40. He has lots of GUSA blanks which fit your need.
Do you have any special reason why you prefer 6'6" rod ?
I'd rather use shorter rod or longer rod.
 

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Thank you for the input Gents. I prefer a longer blank as I feel I have better control of the fish. I am used to 8 foot jig blanks, but thats for a different kind of fishing than this. I will be looking into all of your recommendations! Thanks!
 
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