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by Longbombs
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:23 pm
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Re: Surf fishing

All you'll need is a light plastics rod/reel and some simple plastics. 7'0", 2-4kg with 6-12lb braid - you can use mono, but you'll find it easier and more effective with braid. Tie on a 10lb leader. Some 3" paddle tail plastics - I like Keitech Easy Shiner 3" in any colour. Use a 1/8oz-1/4oz, #1 or...
by Longbombs
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:45 am
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Re: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper

I don't know how you do it, so jealous! I tried gc yesterday for 2 hours using corn and garden worms for nothing, not even a nibble. Tried a few different spots near station st. Do you keep moving until you see fish or just sit in one spot and hope for the best? It is a relatively tough creek and s...
by Longbombs
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:38 pm
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Re: Common baitcaster vs heavy duty/swimbait baitcaster

Swimbait gear is less to do with the reel and more to do with the rod. The reels which are used for 'swimbaiting' are generally the larger size baitcasters (>150). A common reel used for this style of fishing is a tranx 200. You are right in saying that smaller reels will not handle larger lures as ...