The perfect big catfish set-up???

Discussion in 'Fishing Reel Review' started by willyray07, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. willyray07

    willyray07 New Member

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    alabama
    my big cat rod is an okuma series trolling reel the 45l it holds a lil over 300 yards of 30lb i believe but im fishing 50lb power pro and a6'0 all star tuna rod the rod has a poll cus action but a soft tip whats your set up
     
  2. Cat Hunter

    Cat Hunter New Member

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    texas
    I use an abu 6500 on an ugly stick tiger m/h 6'5 foot rod
     

  3. cathouse

    cathouse New Member

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    NY
    I dont even live in big cat country (blues and flats ) but i do own a combo that will handle anthing on this continent MH tiger rod penn 320GTI or jigmaster 500 depending on if i'm feeling lazy or not LOL spooled with 80# PP each . but my perfect combo for my needs is 7ft. ugly cat MH with penn 9 with 25# sufix siege .
     
  4. RiverKing

    RiverKing Active Member

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    I use Ecat #4 rods with abu 7000's on them..Spooled with 30 pound big game line.
     
  5. Skunk Master

    Skunk Master New Member

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    Colinsville, Il
    My setups are... Tiger Rods with 220 gto Penn reels and 50 lb saltwater mono.. Not too much I can't haul in with this setup..
     
  6. Bluerider

    Bluerider New Member

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    Bethalto, IL
    (2) heavy action Surge Rods with Ambassadeur 7000c3i's
    7'10"
    3-12 oz rating 20-50# line rating

    current setup 80# Power Pro / 60# mono leader


    (2) Berkley Air Buzz Ramsey heavy action Specialty E-Glass rods with Ambassadeur 6600CL Rockets
    7' with built in fighting gimbals and extremely fast tips
    8-16 oz rating 30-80# line rating

    current setup 60# Power Pro / 50# mono leader