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Old 07-19-2012, 08:38 PM   #1
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Default Spoon tossing surf rod recommendation

Hi all! First post. Looking for two rods for throwing 1-3oz spoons in the surf. One for a Abu 6500. And a spinner for my dad. Must be 2 piece. 8- 10 feet. Hopefully around $100
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Old 07-20-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
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In that price range prolly lookin at an ugly stick. for afew more dollars and a darn nice rod check out torqued solutions black mamba.don't know how to do a link but you can google it.
another realy good one is carolina cast pro 11' 2 to 5oz way more money,way better rod
for the ultimate spoon slinging surf rod in 1to 3oz range try cts S8 surf or a cts vapor trail

Ryan at Hatteras jack in so carolina carrys century blanks . very expensive, but absolutly mind boggling casting rods
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:55 AM   #3
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Default Spoon Rod

I'm presently using a Torque Solution's Black Mamba (1-3 oz) rod with a Mitchell 406 reel for my surf slinging spinning outfit.

I have a custom, built by me, AFAW Estuary (1-3 oz) with an ABU 6500 CS Mag Elite for casting when I feel like fishing a conventional.

Both are excellent rods, but with a huge price differential. C2
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Old 07-22-2012, 09:00 PM   #4
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You will wear yourself out casting a big rod. Lite weight 7.5 or 8' rod would be better for slinging spoons.
Better tighten that drag boy. He's gonna spool ya!
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Old 07-23-2012, 12:53 AM   #5
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For your price range check out Tsunami Trophy rods, they are a great deal and perfect for what you want to do.
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