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Arnout Weber

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which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 23, 2013, 04:39:30 AM
Hello good evening,

At the moment i have a Infinity 80 light.
I look for a second rod for fishing with poppers between 125 and 175 gr.
I would like to fish with PE 8 or PE 10 line. I wand to use it for GT fishing.

So what would be the choice for a Ripple Fisher rod?

Best regards,

Arnout.

Brandon Khoo

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 23, 2013, 07:36:03 AM
Looking at the maximum sized poppers you want to use, I think a 78 Flex is probably what you're looking for. The 78 Reversal is also a possibility although 175g poppers is asking a bit too much from the rod.

Richard might have some other suggestions.
If it swims; I want to catch it!

Sydney Neal

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 24, 2013, 09:57:25 PM
Have a look at the Final Sprit GT 79H 170-220gr lure PE 12

Arnout Weber

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 25, 2013, 05:22:32 AM
Isn,t the final spirit a little bit to strong?

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Arnout.

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 25, 2013, 06:17:37 AM
it's a PE10-12 rod designed for very large poppers. Based on the specs you gave, it is not what you're looking for!
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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 25, 2013, 01:01:41 PM
Hi Arnout!

I would recommend GT78 Flex for the lure wt you are using.

Cheers
Richard

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 25, 2013, 01:47:41 PM
Arnout,

I saw the GT78 Flex in Southern Oman in March handle a +50kg fish with aplomb.

Very impressive.


Regards,


Trevor

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 26, 2013, 03:32:14 PM
Agree with all comments on the GT78Flex, this is a very capable PE8-10 GT popper rod, I have owned one for about 4 or 5 years and landed many fish on it including GT's in the 40-50+kg class. I have given this rod hell including horrible high-stick abuse and it goes on every trip with me, even though i have about 5 carpenter GT rods. It is light for it's power and capabilities so it sees a lot of use.
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Arnout Weber

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 27, 2013, 02:51:11 AM
Well than i know where i have to save my money for.
Is it possible to get the gt78 flex in a color you like?

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Arnout.

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
June 27, 2013, 02:47:41 PM
Arnout,

If you choose a colour you like, it will take about 4 to 5 mths for delivery.

Let me know when you are ready to order!

Tight lines!
Richard

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Re: which ripple fisher rod for poppers?
April 05, 2018, 04:23:31 PM
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