Recommendation for a surf casting combo

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    Posted: 20 Jan 2023 at 12:00pm
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Hi all, looking for a new surf casting combo, will mainly use it for surfcasting with the occasional rock fishing trips. any recommendations? have up to $350 to spend. 

The following combos had caught my eyes so far:



thanks in advance!
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Hello there, so I don’t do a heap of surf fishing but I have done a fair bit of rock fishing and generally for rock fishing I wouldn’t take longer then an 11’ rod, plus depending on your capability long rods can be very difficult to cast if you have too heavy or too light a sinker or too long a trace. My favorite fishing shop is currently burnsco but the penn link you sent looks pretty decent as you will have plenty extra to spend on tackle.
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All depends on rod action when using surf rods for rock fishing
I have 12 & 14 foot surf rods, the 12 foot is an overhead Uglystik, softer rod for lighter line weight & to me is ideal as a rock rod, but the 14 footer is terrible, too stiff & heavy
Its best to chat with the guys at marine deals for what you want & what you want to do with the combo, they will give you the best advice
Those Galant rods are very popular at the moment
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thanks for the input, make sense to me about if the rod is too long it will be hard to cast on the rock, cheers!
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yeah, saw quite a few people using those Galant rods on the local beach and that's what initiated my google search Tongue 
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