Kmart Rods and Reels

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Lightningx » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:11 pm

Aren’t they like 5 for $5?



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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Brownie » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:30 pm

Kmart used to have good stuff like Berkley and Penn. But now its a reject shop. The only good things now are Berkley soft plastics and jig heads. The rest like rods n reels are rubbish.

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Thomassssss » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:46 pm

I reckon your best bet is keeping an eye out for sales online, bcf and anaconda etc...

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Fishbref » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:40 pm

smile0784 wrote:I dont think there sinkers are cheap.


Normally get my small bell/rocket sinkers from there; 10 for $5...

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby smile0784 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:54 pm

Ok i normally use snapper leads so find them more expensive

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Eug1 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:35 am

I've got a cheap handline from kmart that is my go to for flathead. It's caught more fish than any of my rods lol



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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby wem21 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:51 pm

Eug1 wrote:I've got a cheap handline from kmart that is my go to for flathead. It's caught more fish than any of my rods lol

lb or on a boat? what lure or bait? line type? sounds interesting. also wouldnt you get rope burns if something big happens to come along?

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Eug1 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:38 am

For boat, it's like a lucky charm. I think it's 20lb mono, same paternoster that I put on when I bought it 6years ago, I think it's like a 3 hook and big snapper sinker to drop it straight down. I just pull it up now and then and it's usually got something on it. If I ever get onto anything big? Reckon I've lost my $4 or whatever it cost :-D

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Paul Foot » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:55 am

I buy tackle from Kmart. Mine seems to stock Jarvis Walker exclusively now which seems perfectly adequate for the weekend warrior.

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Re: Kmart Rods and Reels

Postby Texas » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:55 am

smile0784 wrote:The ceaper stuff at.bcf is better then kmart brand.
Just keep a eye out for sales at bcf, anaconda, rays.
Can pick up a good deal then


I'm not having a dig.
Ray's don't have fishing stuff anymore
They are owned by the same company as BCF & they don't want them competing
Ray's at Hoppers Crossing competing with BCF at Laverton

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