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 Posted: Wed Dec 12th, 2012 07:31 pm
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rossd
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Hi chaps,

Have been a follower of this forum for a long time when ever i have required advice but have never posted as i have always been able to find what i required.  but so far i am very confused....

Heading to Bassa's next year and starting to look at tackle and what i need to purchase.  unfortunately i am on quite a serious budget so reels like the Stella are completely out.

The question I have is this.  currently i have a Shimano Stradic 8000 with 50lb jig man braid and a trevella mh.  as i understand it for Bassas i may need to up grade to 80lb braid and maybe a trevella h or xh?

For popping would i be able to use the same reel with an appropriate jigging rod or would you recommend a reel with bigger capacity (maybe also for jigging).  i was thinking something like the saragosa 18000?

if i could get by on the stradic this would be first choice but after going to all the effort to get there i dont want to be in a position where i regret not getting an extra outfit or something more appropriate.

Thanks in advance for the help.

Ross

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 Posted: Thu Dec 13th, 2012 03:42 am
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bronxie
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Hi Ross,

Some useful info here.

http://www.sealine.co.za/view_topic.php?id=79273&forum_id=67

Enjoy

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