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texasfishingkid kid
6/16/2015 4:50:03 AM

I'm planning on buying a rod and reel that's strong enough to handle some 20-30 lbs reds and possibly some small sharks. I don't want an avet. I'm looking at an abu garcia ambassadeur c4 reel. I don't know what rod. Any idea of a good set up?

Catch Details

Red (redfish) Drum
Sabine Lake

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Bull red rod and reels


    1. joe_26 0
      If u want a cheap but very durable rod I suggest a 6'10 6'11 h20 express ethos. That's what I use and I love it
    2. Surf_Monkey 0
      And if you have a bigun' on, then the level wind won't break off or worse, break the line off, thus losing your fish. A good reel that's in your budget ...more would be the Daiwa Sealine X. They go for $120.
    3. Surf_Monkey 0
      Think they go for $50/$60 for a 10'. Not a bulldog em' in type of rod, but will get the job done for those bullreds and sharks. As for the reel, I'd ...more go non-level wind. Let's you cast farther.
    4. Surf_Monkey 0
      I'd do a surf setup, can be used on the piers and when on the beach. Key is being able to chunk baits. If you don't wanna break the bank on rod, buy the ...more Tsunami Surf casting at Academy.
    5. Angler09 0
      A small penn battle ll should do the trick spool it up with 20 lb test and you should be good
    6. texasfishingkid kid 0
      more like pier and conventional with 3-5 Oz weights. my budget is 200$for the reel
    7. Swamp Mafia 0
      Are you looking to do any long casting? Beach or surf? Conventional reel or spinner? What size weight/bait do you want to cast? Budget?
    8. miguel moreno 0
      7000's do the job for me and @Reel_Smooth @ReelGame I got 2 ftu rods 10ft and the ones they got are some solid ones too
    9. Brandon alt 0
      @fishingmatt @bassinboy01 @SwampMafia
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