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fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by idkidkidk905905 » Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:20 pm

any suggestions on what fishing rod combo i should buy to use soft plastics? i'm new to fishing so i don't know much

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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by fisho999 » Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:40 pm

shimano Sedona xt, 1-3 kilo or 2-4 depending on what your budget is. what are you targeting?

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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by idkidkidk905905 » Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:16 am

fisho999 wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:40 pm
shimano Sedona xt, 1-3 kilo or 2-4 depending on what your budget is. what are you targeting?
well I've been fishing for a while with my dad but haven't been able to catch anything so I guess I'm targeting any salt/fresh water fish but really want to catch a flat head

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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by Sebb » Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:55 am

idkidkidk905905 wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:20 pm
any suggestions on what fishing rod combo i should buy to use soft plastics? i'm new to fishing so i don't know much
Let's start with your budget. How much you're willing to spend?

A light graphite rod is nice that can range from $50 up to $500+
The reel is generally lighter as it goes higher in price.

Note, though lighter and stronger, graphite rod can break easily if not handled properly. While fibreglass rod is heavier, it's almost 'unbreakable'.

This Sienna 2500 Quickfire 2-4kg combo is a good beginner combo (for the price) to lure fishing with graphite rod.

https://www.anacondastores.com/fishing/ ... 0759-black
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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by idkidkidk905905 » Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:21 pm

Sebb wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:55 am
idkidkidk905905 wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:20 pm
any suggestions on what fishing rod combo i should buy to use soft plastics? i'm new to fishing so i don't know much
Let's start with your budget. How much you're willing to spend?

A light graphite rod is nice that can range from $50 up to $500+
The reel is generally lighter as it goes higher in price.

Note, though lighter and stronger, graphite rod can break easily if not handled properly. While fibreglass rod is heavier, it's almost 'unbreakable'.

This Sienna 2500 Quickfire 2-4kg combo is a good beginner combo (for the price) to lure fishing with graphite rod.

https://www.anacondastores.com/fishing/ ... 0759-black
my budget would be $130 so I guess it'll work:) what would be a good fishing line to use? or should the stock one be fine? i'm using the zman grubZ
and the Berkley Gulp Turtleback Worms

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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by Sebb » Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:31 pm

idkidkidk905905 wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:21 pm
Sebb wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:55 am
idkidkidk905905 wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:20 pm
any suggestions on what fishing rod combo i should buy to use soft plastics? i'm new to fishing so i don't know much
Let's start with your budget. How much you're willing to spend?

A light graphite rod is nice that can range from $50 up to $500+
The reel is generally lighter as it goes higher in price.

Note, though lighter and stronger, graphite rod can break easily if not handled properly. While fibreglass rod is heavier, it's almost 'unbreakable'.

This Sienna 2500 Quickfire 2-4kg combo is a good beginner combo (for the price) to lure fishing with graphite rod.

https://www.anacondastores.com/fishing/ ... 0759-black
my budget would be $130 so I guess it'll work:) what would be a good fishing line to use? or should the stock one be fine? i'm using the zman grubZ
and the Berkley Gulp Turtleback Worms
A braid line will be perfect, but takes some time to get use to. Can get wind knot etc. Once you're use to it, it's generally better than mono line for what you do.
Assuming landbased for the usual bread and butter species.
8lb or 10lb braid will do and fluorocarbon leader.
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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by idkidkidk905905 » Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:34 pm

Sebb wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:31 pm
idkidkidk905905 wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:21 pm
Sebb wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:55 am
idkidkidk905905 wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 11:20 pm
any suggestions on what fishing rod combo i should buy to use soft plastics? i'm new to fishing so i don't know much
Let's start with your budget. How much you're willing to spend?

A light graphite rod is nice that can range from $50 up to $500+
The reel is generally lighter as it goes higher in price.

Note, though lighter and stronger, graphite rod can break easily if not handled properly. While fibreglass rod is heavier, it's almost 'unbreakable'.

This Sienna 2500 Quickfire 2-4kg combo is a good beginner combo (for the price) to lure fishing with graphite rod.

https://www.anacondastores.com/fishing/ ... 0759-black
my budget would be $130 so I guess it'll work:) what would be a good fishing line to use? or should the stock one be fine? i'm using the zman grubZ
and the Berkley Gulp Turtleback Worms
A braid line will be perfect, but takes some time to get use to. Can get wind knot etc. Once you're use to it, it's generally better than mono line for what you do.
Assuming landbased for the usual bread and butter species.
8lb or 10lb braid will do and fluorocarbon leader.
ok thank you

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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by mefish » Sun Sep 18, 2022 5:31 pm

Sebb is right on with the recommendation. Best of luck and enjoy.

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Re: fishing rod reel combo for soft plastics

Post by purple5ive » Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:17 pm

If you want to save money then look at the savage gear combos that are sold in a box, most bcf stores have them and they are clearing them for 80 odd bucks.
You get a rod, reel spooled with braided line plus some plastics and jigheads in the box.
Excellent value for beginners!!

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