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Old 11-26-2004, 08:27 PM
Capt. Mel Simpson Capt. Mel Simpson is offline
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....or if you fish for the World Record Giant Tarpon here on the West Coast of Florida you need a big reel to go with the 12/13wt rods we use. I personally use the Pates and Tibor's but some use Penn's.

Our fishing is all sight casting so the weight is not a problem when your not blind casting.

Mel
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