A good value light jigging rod??

Gday,

Been looking for a light PE 1-3 jig rod 5'6" to 6' to put my TD Luna 300 on as a general purpose light offshore setup for jig/casting/bottom bouncing with maybe 30lb braid. Dont have too much experience with jigging rods. Budget probably less than $200. Happy for 2nd hand. Any thoughts? MAny of the jig rods look pretty heavy next to this little reel.

Any other alternative suggestions welcomed.

Cheers,

Mick


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eupro!!

Wed, 2013-02-20 16:28

 eupro salty fighter,,,,,,perfect...

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I have both

Wed, 2013-02-20 16:47

the Eupro Salty Fighter pe0.8-2.0 and Eupro TwinCraft pe1-3 and would say the Salty is a little light for 30lb (more 10-15lb)

Try and have a look at a Twincraft or the newer Salty Chief, great rods at low prices

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Eupro Giant King. $199 from

Wed, 2013-02-20 16:31

Eupro Giant King. $199 from memory, and a great rod value for money

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Hearty rise jig force

Wed, 2013-02-20 18:44

 can't go wrong, there is a 2nd hand one on here for sale @ $150. I have one and love it !

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Good call Dougy

Wed, 2013-02-20 18:59

that's what i'd be getting if I were you MickG

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Out of that lot, I would go

Wed, 2013-02-20 20:36

Out of that lot, I would go the 2nd hand hearty rise. A bit more ballsy. I have a salty fighter, great rod but pe1 really.

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I started out on a Jigging

Fri, 2013-02-22 12:17

I started out on a Jigging Master Saber Game which is around that coin - have since upgraded but caught some great fish on that rod.

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Major Craft Giant Killing and

Fri, 2013-02-22 12:28

Major Craft Giant Killing and Crosstage series.

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eupro Giant King For sure

Fri, 2013-02-22 17:20

eupro Giant King For sure

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thanks for all the advicewill

Tue, 2013-02-26 19:43

thanks for all the advice

will let you know what i end up with

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ended up with the 2nd

Wed, 2013-02-27 17:41

ended up with the 2nd hand Hearty Rise Jig Force that Wangler and matt suggested

feels great with my little reel andhanging out to try it out!!

thanks again!