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Fighting Big Kings
Aug 26, 2014 - 2:11 PM - by Hockey390
Hockey390's Avatar Last week a fish got me thinking quite a bit about how to manage hooking up with a big king that is really screaming.

Rod setup was a fly (50# mono leader) to spin dr, spin dr to snubber was 36" of 30# big game, snubber to dipsey, dipsey connected to 50 lb power pro (600 feet) with 100 feet of 20# mono backing.

Fish hit hard and ran as good as I've seen, ripping 300+ feet off FAST. Knowing the lines and snubber involved I had the person fighting the fish... [Read More]
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Does anyone have a general idea braid #1 dipsy dives?
Aug 20, 2014 - 11:18 AM - by Fowlpursuit
Got 30lb power pro on #1 dipsy any looking for any references as to line out to depth ratio.. I have the 20lb mono guide but there's gotta be a braid chart out there...
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Best reels/rods for the money
Aug 19, 2014 - 1:34 PM - by The Fruit Bowl
Hi everyone, I'm looking to upgrade some of my old reels and I am wondering what are the best reels in the $50-100 price range. I obviously cant afford any tekotas so what do you recommend? I have heard a lot about the okuma convectors. Does anyone have anything they like/dislike about those? or is there a better option than the convectors? The reasons I am upgrading is mostly because of the poor drags on the older reels. Its hard to get the line to start coming off the reel but when it does... [Read More]
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