Re: Sage 6000 / 8000 pro series reels


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Posted by bhorsley on 2013-05-17 12:19:57 in reply to Re: Sage 6000 / 8000 pro series reels posted by Phil Ewanicki on 2013-05-17 08:10:42

i would guess about 3 pound maybe four --as a rule i do not dial it up while fighting roosters. As a rule not palm the reel much either i add extra pressure with my fingers on the line. I have fished rooster with 5 pounds of drag but they shake their heads quite a bit and i pulled some hooks--so less drag and touch more bend in the rod than i like and pulled less hooks.

If it is a Toro i dial up the drag to exterminate and point the rod right at the fish and after the first run most of their starch is gone.


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