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Tackle & Techniques / Re: Rod to reel matching help
« Last post by Chris Webster on October 14, 2021, 09:53:06 PM »
Mate welcome to GT fishing.
Buy once, cry once i say.

ROD: Get yourself a RF, Zenaq or Carpenter, or 2.
REEL: Saltiga or Stella 18000H for me.

Tackle & Techniques / Rod to reel matching help
« Last post by Simon Bradley on September 14, 2021, 05:18:04 PM »
Pretty new to the land of GT fishing,  and need help matching the rod and reel with the style of casting.

I have the following Shimano rods and reels, and am trying to decide whether the lighter reel is better matched to the Stickbaiting rod or the Popping rod:

Saragosa SW-A 14000XG reel with 300m 80lb Braid
Saragosa SW-A 18000HG reel with 300m 100lb Braid

Terez TZS79STK 7'9" Stickbaiting rod
Terez TZS80GT 8'0" Popping rod

I'm leaning towards the lighter reel for the heavier casting weight of the Poppers, but want others thoughts on this.
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General Topwater & Jigging Discussion / Buccaneer archipelago
« Last post by chris coates on March 20, 2021, 09:01:01 AM »
Hey guys im living in Derby in the Kimberley West Australia and am going in a trip into the Buccaneer Archipelago in April.
Just wondering if anyone here has been out this way before?
I'd love to have chat about tactics for gts in this area!
Tackle & Techniques / Blank Recommendation Wanted for GT Stickbait Rod
« Last post by Greg Scharping on January 20, 2021, 11:32:16 AM »
I'm looking for a blank to build a stickbait rod for 90g to 200g lures, PE 8 - 10.  It needs to have a softer tip than one used for poppers.  Seems my only choices are Black Hole, and Phenix Titan (Phenix Megalodon is too stiff, built the 8 ft version for popping).  Saltywater tackle no longer sells RacePoint blanks.  Does anyone have experience with Suzuki popping blanks (too stiff for stickbaits?).  Would like to start wrapping as it's winter in the States.  All suggestions welcomed.
Tackle & Techniques / Re: One rod to rule them all... Whats yours?
« Last post by Andreas Ander on September 29, 2020, 11:16:57 PM »

Definitely the RF 82LC!
Tackle & Techniques / Re: One rod to rule them all... Whats yours?
« Last post by Tim Tacheron on September 24, 2020, 05:10:05 AM »
Still MH 80h for me
Tackle & Techniques / Re: One rod to rule them all... Whats yours?
« Last post by Ryan Keith on September 22, 2020, 08:14:56 PM »
The Carpenter TBL 80/43 is the one for me. When I fish off small boats with limited storage, it’s the only rod I bring. Perfect for my preferred lures (big floating stickbaits and pencils), but it can also work some small-medium poppers if necessary. It has some guts but isn’t too heavy, so I can put some proper hurt on a fish without getting hurt myself.
Tackle & Techniques / Re: One rod to rule them all... Whats yours?
« Last post by Wan Izhan on September 18, 2020, 10:26:06 PM »
currently Carpenter F3 711/40
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