Veritas 3.0 spin jig rods

Hey guys and gals. Has anyone here used the Abu Garcia Veritas 3.0 pe1-3 or pe2-4 spin jig rods? Looking for something light for the occasional boat trip microjigging, jigging plastics for snapper and trolling lures. Ideally would like to keep the price around $150. Was looking at the Gokmoku then read how some folk have had them snap. Already have a Stradic FK5000 spooled with 20lb braid to match (also have 30lb if a better match?) Apologies for the typical 'which rod?' question, just thought this would be the best place to ask. Cheers everyone! 


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 These days first pic around

Sat, 2018-06-23 19:36

 These days first pic around that $range would be majorcraft crostage.   But closer to $200

The shimano maikuro would be a cheap and pretty good rod easily in your price though

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Thanks mate, i could go up a

Sat, 2018-06-23 19:44

Thanks mate, i could go up a bit in budget lol! I'll swing by Oceanside tomorrow and see what's on sale 

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I have one

Sat, 2018-06-23 21:03

 The guys at oceanside recommended one of these in pe 3-5 

For the money I have been really happy with it so far but it has only done a few trips out on my last trip to Exmouth.

Great value for money but there may be better stuff out there - Im sure the guys at oceanside will sort you out!