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Rod for TekotaA 601HG

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Category: Saltwater Fishing
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Printed Date: 30 Oct 2020 at 3:23am


Topic: Rod for TekotaA 601HG
Posted By: OneWayTraffic
Subject: Rod for TekotaA 601HG
Date Posted: 07 Sep 2020 at 8:40pm
Left handed so options in reels are limited. Will be using in mostly 50-100m off Canterbury and Kaikoura targeting whatever bites. Mostly cod and perch though the odd grouper is not impossible. 11kg drag thinking 30lb braid and slow pitch jigs/ inchikus/ squid wings. Maybe some shallow water baiting and trolling though this is not the intent.

What’s a good slow jig rod at about the $300 mark? I have some hunting and fishing vouchers ($200) so it needs to be available there.



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Posted By: Rozboon
Date Posted: 09 Sep 2020 at 1:35pm
A bit over your budget but Jigstar Slow Jerk Acid... Pe1.5-3 probably ok, but I'd consider the PE4-6 if you're going to bait fish with it too.


Posted By: OneWayTraffic
Date Posted: 10 Sep 2020 at 4:42pm
Cheers. I don't mind going above or below the budget. Guideline really, no more. 

I'd probably go lighter for slow pitch. Will be using 30lb braid. I have a (Lipstick) Uglystick ladies model  that will take over bait duties if need be. 


Posted By: Rozboon
Date Posted: 11 Sep 2020 at 2:54pm
Actually the Okuma Metaloid Acid Wrap looks to be exceptionally good value as well, I've never had a fondle of one though.



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