Xzoga Field Testing Day

G'Day

Was lucky enough to product test a range of Xzoga rods today out at the barges behind rotto!

These rods are simply AMAZING.

For PE1 through to PE12 they have you covered.

Either the 99% graphite Takadum TAKA-G blank or the Takadum TAKA-U (Eglass composite) you have to choose from.

I really dislike rods that have way too much backbone and almost rip your spine out of place when you are fighting a big fish, but these rods have next to no strain on the back and still the right taper to work the Jig properly.

They really do mean it when they say "when dreams become reality".

I would like to put out a massive thankyou to David from Xzoga and the rest of the Lemax and Xzoga crew for giving me the oppurtunity the test out these rods.

Also for Craig and Mitch from Saltwater Charters WA for putting us on the fish all day and providing gourmet breakky and lunch (only charter i know that does have amazing food and FRESH) and cold drinks. I would highly recommend Craig for any charter out of Perth and the Abrohlos simply because he knows what he is doing!

 Here's a couple of shots from the day. Oh yeh lets just say the sambos were firing! bring on Jiggy Jig 08/09!!!

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Cheers,

Sam


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Top stuff Sam

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:20

Some great looking fish and bling there. That would have been one great day.
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great report mate

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:31

i have one pe 5 i think it is and it sure lives up to its name .would not mined having all that bling on my boat *grin*

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i see left hand winds =

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:35

i see left hand winds = ]..yay!more lefties out there

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Resting

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:35

Hehe

Who's the softie taking a rest in the double hookup pic?

Hard work those sambo's hey. Nice pics Sam.

Rods sound good.

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Its hard work

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:43

Some of the malay boys were nearly pulled over the side on some occasions...

Their were another 4 people hooked up behind those two in the pic..

I wanted to get a couple of good shots of the action, i got 2 good ones but i'll save them for later..

the boat landed close to 50 sambos for the day i reckon.

Cheers,
Sam

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not a bad effort sam, since

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:45

not a bad effort sam, since yesterday they only landed 3, what was the biggest one you guys got today?

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we got some very long fish,

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:49

we got some very long fish, but were only 25ish kg!

and 2 long and fat fish that would have been 35kg easy..

Cheers,
Sam

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many sharks? heard from the

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:54

many sharks? heard from the other guys they are sensational rods and practically unbreakable, many good words said about them

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Looks like a top day

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:58

Looks like a top day fishing, with the top fishing gear, would of been a great day on the water cant wait to read up in hotbite:-),

 

 

 

 

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only the one got sharked,

Thu, 2008-12-04 19:59

only the one got sharked, and that was on the first drop

Craig was not going to even think of taking us to his other spot were yesterdays crew got sharked!

the barges were firing and no hassles from sharks which was good

Cheers,
Sam

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Nice work Sam

Thu, 2008-12-04 20:18

Have to go have a look myself now there are some reliable reports.

 

what was the conditions like ????? Might go in the morning if the weather report is ok...

 

so did you bust anything.....Cool

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Matt from Apache gave me the

Thu, 2008-12-04 21:25

Matt from Apache gave me the choice to go home or go out on Monday as we pasted Rotto, I wished i decided to go out...

awesome array of rods

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Rods

Thu, 2008-12-04 22:43

What size do these rods go down to?
What sort of prices? 5 to 8 kilo?

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nice pics Sam, good to see

Fri, 2008-12-05 05:21

nice pics Sam, good to see the Sambos are around.

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what did ya think of the rod

Fri, 2008-12-05 12:51

what did ya think of the rod sam? you guys going to stock them at ya work! be interested to find out before i purchase the jig force rod!

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Currently the tackle shack

Fri, 2008-12-05 16:30

Currently the tackle shack is the only stockist of the whole xzoga rod range, no where else in perth can you purchase one of these rods, so any enquires are thru us only, if any other country stores are interested in stocking any of them they can contact me.

Doug

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huge range of stock to suit any fisherperson.
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Cen

Sat, 2008-12-06 11:23

We wont be stocking them at the moment man, Tackle Shack has the whole range go have a squizz at there shop.

These rods are amazing to say the least.... 

Cheers,
Sam

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Sam are you geting one

Sat, 2008-12-06 13:57

If you buy one?? i might too

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