Made in the USA, the Melton Tackle GBF Bluefin Tuna Rods are made specifically for tuna fisherman that require no compromises and superior components. These rods are custom built using the finest blanks, guides and butts in the industry.
Grip and Reel Seat: There is a comfortable EVA foam grip and a low position aluminum reel seat which will maximize the opportunities of landing a trophy catch. 4. Coastal Rods Roller Fishing Combo Undoubtedly a top selection for all anglers at a very good price.
Shimano is one of the most well known brands in sport fishing. They have a variety of rods, reels and tackle so it is no surprise that they make one of the best tuna fishing reels on the market. The Shimano Tiagra 50 WA Wide 2-Speed reel has a metal Hagane Body that that is rigid, stiff and impact resistant to eliminate body flexing.
The first set up is a standard 20-25 pound test rig (depending on the size of the tuna) with a size 1 to 2/0 hook depending on bait size and the size of the tuna. Fluorocarbon leader can be super effective if the fish are touchy (biting infrequently). This set up will be the primary bait fishing set up.
Dec 17, 2020 · Equipment was also taken from The Gladiator, which was tied next to Hutchinson's vessel. Among the gear missing from the two boats were four black Sms 130 Shimano Gold Series tuna reels and rods.