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Offshore Fishing in Louisiana

Rod for Penn Battle 5000

Any suggestions on a rod for a new Penn Battle 5000? Leaning towards the Ugly Stick Tiger Lite Jigging rod or just a regular Ugly Stick. Will be using it for sight fishing mangroves and casting poppers to tuna, so it needs to be versatile and probably not a broom handle. Thanks!
February 03, 2013 at 9:58pm
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Posted February 03, 2013 at 11:36pm
Tiger Lite

Get the Tiger Lite you will not be disappointed. That is one of my favorite rods and will do just perfect for what you are looking for.

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Posted February 04, 2013 at 8:00am

Awesome!! Thanks for the help Captain!!

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Posted February 06, 2013 at 7:38pm

All the big name manufacturers make jigging rods now. The jigging rods are a lot lighter and more comfortable to fish, while maintaining enough power to pull a mangrove away from the rig.

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Posted February 06, 2013 at 7:45pm

Why not put it on a Penn Rod, I have a few and like them. No more trouble with them then any other brand.

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