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by rodderslw
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa
Replies: 25
Views: 478

Re: Daiwa

Kimtown wrote:Ok it sounds like I should just stick to saving up for a gosa

Thanks guys lel


Read the allen hawk review of the Daiwa BG first....but gosa and bg are both good value reels.
by rodderslw
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa
Replies: 25
Views: 478

Re: Daiwa

Kimtown wrote:Thanks purp. So 10k shimano = 4k daiwa?

So confusing lol why cant it just be universal standards.


Good news Daiwa are moving to the Shimano size standards as they roll out thier new LT type reels.
by rodderslw
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa
Replies: 25
Views: 478

Re: Daiwa

Dont know much about Daiwa models.. used a friends one on the weekend and it was really nice. Might look into them. Can someone make a direct comparison to Shimanos? What in the spin series is equivalent to Saragossa and Sedonas? How is the quality and durability compared to Shimano/Penn? Also any ...
by rodderslw
Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Telescopic Rods
Replies: 22
Views: 463

Re: Telescopic Rods

frozenpod wrote:Are there any decent Telescopic travel rods or are they all rubbish and better to go with a 3 piece?


Get a multi piece and if you're going 3 piece you might as well go 4 piece...so much more compact. I got a cheap Savage gear spin rod 4 piece the action is pretty good!
by rodderslw
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Rovex Oberon Baitcast Reels
Replies: 6
Views: 845

Re: Rovex Oberon Baitcast Reels

He did say baitcast setup not spinning.. I really enjoy using a baitcaster, accurate casting and fun to use reels, problem is if you buy a very cheap setup you’re not getting the full potential of the setup, I’d rather get an entry level Shimano baitcast setup for a bit more, I have a Curado, aweso...
by rodderslw
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: The Rest of the World
Topic: Travel Rods and Fishing tackle on aeroplanes.
Replies: 20
Views: 887

Re: Travel Rods and Fishing tackle on aeroplanes.

Also if your going up north there are greater size and weight restrictions on the smaller planes such as Rex air. I like 1 piece rod for home and for travel bought a few 4 piece rods. Some 3 piece rod do not fit in my check in bag and I do not want to risk carry on. So I just use a pvc tube in the c...
by rodderslw
Thu May 24, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Mornington To Dromana
Topic: What Piers are producing right now?
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Re: What Piers are producing right now?

LachyBell wrote:Just wondering what piers are producing, I have a choice to go to Mornington, Mordialloc, Portsea and just want to catch Salmon, Squid or a Flathead or Whiting.
Cheers in advance


Frankston can really fire when the wind is blowing hard. Use small metals or plastics and move up and down the pier.
by rodderslw
Wed May 23, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa Gen Black Travel rods
Replies: 8
Views: 378

Re: Daiwa Gen Black Travel rods

Thanks for the replys and info...looks like plenty of sales coming up too. Bcf have 20% off all rods this month. May pull the trigger on the gen black.

Ps I have so many rods now my wife does not know whats new and whats old! So long as I sneak them into the rod racks!
by rodderslw
Wed May 23, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa Gen Black Travel rods
Replies: 8
Views: 378

Re: Daiwa Gen Black Travel rods

Mattblack wrote:
ducky wrote:I own a deep striker rod. Lovely bit of kit for the price. However I wouldn’t throw bigger than 15 gm slugs with it.


How many rods do you own?!


That's not a question any fisherman should have to answer! :-D
by rodderslw
Wed May 23, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Daiwa Gen Black Travel rods
Replies: 8
Views: 378

Daiwa Gen Black Travel rods

I'm looking for a 3 or 4 piece light spinning rod for plastics and small metals to take to Tassie. Does anyone have the Daiwa Gen black travel rods? Any comments on them? Im looking at the 7ft Deep Striker 2-5kg. At bcf they also have the 4 piece Savage road runner seems nice but I know nothing abou...

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