Well I wouldn't say it is too long. Especially if you are doing some surf fishing on the coast. That kind of rod won't work for any pier though. Hey if it is a cheap price and a quality pole and reel I would jump at it. You never know when you might need it. JMHO
I might still need my 15'er for the surf,but its only to be used in a real stormy surf from shore.I would take Sandcrabs advice;personally a 13'is better than a 15'.When fishing from shore the long rod keeps your line above the rough surf when its extremly rough.I wouln't waste my time or money with a 15'er get a 13'er insted .
I got a 15' Ugly Stick I use when there has been a NE and the suds is a cooking, keeps the line out of the waves etc... most times 12' is fine regardless, but for the really nasty sudsy one, the 15' fits the bill nicely...
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
A forum community dedicated to fishing and boat owners and enthusiasts along the East Coast and Gulf area. Come join the discussion about piers, safety, gear, tackle, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more!