Rod/reel for chasing dhues

I am chasing advice for buying a solid dhuefish rod/reel combo...any ideas ...


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 A lot depends on your

Sun, 2020-05-24 06:15

 A lot depends on your budget. Best bet call into Southside boating and fishing for great advice. They have great gear and good advice on what you will need as a bottom bashing  outfit


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 If your looking for a bait

Sun, 2020-05-24 13:25

 If your looking for a bottom bouncing rod and reel combo , i use a Daiwa saltist hyper 531-200b rod pe3/4 great power and light , can use 12 ounce sinkers no problems , with a daiwa saltist 35h star drag reel . Awesome combo 

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 I had similar reccomended to

Sun, 2020-05-24 15:52

 I had similar reccomended to me by a tackle store. They suggested a Demon blood PE 5-6. If the original poster is looker for a spin outfit, I love my saragossa 10k. Feels very nice on most 5'6"-6" spin rods.

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 Shimano TLD 20 combo with

Sun, 2020-05-24 13:40

 Shimano TLD 20 combo with 50lb braid.

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I prefer the tld15 as it’s

Sun, 2020-05-24 14:05

I prefer the tld15 as it’s smaller lighter and still load up with a ton of 50lb braid. Rod rating will depend in depth you mostly fish as the weight of the sinker will vary