new rod shop rod

Discussion in 'Fishing Rod Review' started by 1fishhead, May 14, 2008.

  1. 1fishhead

    1fishhead New Member

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    hey guys i just orderd a new rod shop rod john jamison #1 for the green river in ky. i order this with the blue wrap that matches the abu-garaica blue cat reel what do you all think about this setup . the reel is a 6500 and im a little woried about the size of the reel going after the big one, will it holdup to a 60 to 100 catfish thank tony:cool2:
     
  2. dougc

    dougc Active Member

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    Great choice on the rod! I landed a 42.4lb blue on the Ohio a few weeks ago, and had no problem handling the fish.
     

  3. 1fishhead

    1fishhead New Member

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    thanks dougc but should i go after a bigger reel///
     
  4. catfishcrazy256

    catfishcrazy256 New Member

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    I would prefer a 7000 ,but the 6500 should be ok.
     
  5. dougc

    dougc Active Member

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    A 7000 might be overkill on the Jamison #1 model, the 6500 would be a good choice.
     
  6. 1fishhead

    1fishhead New Member

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    thanks guys for all the imput . anybody eles :big_smile: