CARP ROD FOR Spinning?

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MrFeather
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CARP ROD FOR Spinning?

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hello everyone once again!!

ive had a 12ft 2.5lb Shakespeare Cypry Carp Rod for about a year as i used to do course fishing, now that ive took up sea fishing and love it so much i was wanting to know if i can use the 12ft 2.5lb TC Shakespeare Cypry Carp Rod for spinning.

i currently only have 10lb mono line on my reel atm too would you recommend a 12lb? or would 10lb Suffice? also wanted to know if a shock leader would be needed.

kind regards,

Mr Feather ;)



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Post by rabbi2 »

Ideal rod for flatties but I would avoid snaggy venues, ok for estuaries and such like, likewise watch your casting weight and give the rod a wash down with fresh water after every outing as for the line, if you are fishing close in them 10lb should suffice (less tidal drag)
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keith :D :D

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Post by MrFeather »

ok man thanks a lot!! :D :D :D

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Post by flattiefanatic »

Brilliant rods for flattie bashing. Did use them for years when close range fishing for bass as well. I didnt tend to use more than a 3oz lead and if the tide was a bit much then use a grip lead in that weight. Excellent bite detection especially for a nice flattie or good size bass ;)

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