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JM Evo Fallings 53BUL PE 1.5 - 4  80-260 JIG  20 kg @ 60 degrees

Xmas present to myself, will be my go to rod for light jigging and large snapper.

A little bit longer than my other heavier rigs and quite flexible, good for the large west coast snapper in at present.

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Seem to have had a bit of a TAS attack recently. I'm relapsing! 

Zman 5" Curly Tailz - why do Ocean Angler not import these?

Plano Edge Flex 3600 tackle box - again, not available in NZ. I've been very impressed with the standard Edge boxes. A must for OCD anglers.

Storm Biscay Shads - been using these for kingfish with some success, but don't let them near the seabed as the snapper will rip the sh*t out of them in no time. Not available in NZ.

Ordered from Anglers Warehouse in Aussie. I've not dealt with them before, but hopefully it'll work out.
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Nice work, MB. Love those 5" curly tailz!! Wink

Anglers Warehouse is excellent to deal with in my experience - never had an issue. It's a physical store in a light commercial area of Tweed Heads, with a significant online operation, and family operated. I went in on a family holiday about three years ago to buy a fairly cheap Shimano travel spin rod to use while I was over there, and met the owner.

When I got a wrong packet of Z Mans one time they quickly just sent the right ones at no cost to me.

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2nd that they’re great to deal with😉
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MB have you seen Kavemans 140mm curly tails.

https://kavemantackle.co.nz/product/curly-tail/

I brought a shimano Blackout slider rod with the nibble tip, gave it a run today and quite impressed. Hard day out at the 50 metre mark but came home with dinner.
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Originally posted by The Tamure Kid The Tamure Kid wrote:

Anglers Warehouse is excellent to deal with in my experience - never had an issue. It's a physical store in a light commercial area of Tweed Heads, with a significant online operation, and family operated. I went in on a family holiday about three years ago to buy a fairly cheap Shimano travel spin rod to use while I was over there, and met the owner.

When I got a wrong packet of Z Mans one time they quickly just sent the right ones at no cost to me.

Originally posted by jac jac wrote:

2nd that they’re great to deal with😉

 

That's good to hear, cheers. 
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Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

MB have you seen Kavemans 140mm curly tails.

https://kavemantackle.co.nz/product/curly-tail/

I'll check them out, Kaveman jigs are my favourite for snapper.

Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

...came home with dinner.

That's all that matters, and having a good day on the water.
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