Looking for a left-hand wind overhead reel suitable for heavy surf fishing. Need something with a decent drag that will withstand seven gillers, stingrays and other lurkers. Have tried Swedish Abu’s but they have had problems with sand getting into them here in the Wairarapa where we get beach sandstorms (hurricanes) matching anything in the…[Read more]
was flicking through the Shimano site last night and saw those Stradic reels, they look the part! Hmmmmm might be a bit of a sell up on Trade Me here to raise the funds required, best wishes, pete
Bugger me!!! things are getting better by the day, not only has she shewn me her huge stash of Rapalas, but my beloved is bringing her boat back to the North Island.
to tell the truth I lured her with the saveloy, banned in many waters and considered unsporting by some, but reliable when flies don’t work or zips are broken.
Now looking for a labrador, all this “fishing” is bringing about blindness.
Have pulled the reels down and cleaned-re-lubed them some time back and found that they are different inside to a BR6500 although the spools interchange, the gears are meatier on the TSS-4. Sorry but I do not wish to sell them as my kids are really starting to get into fishing and I have set up some light surf outfits for them with two…[Read more]