Having difficulties finding the perfect combo to outfit your new boat or to update your old gear before your next offshore tuna trip? TackleDirect has taken all of the guess work out of matching the industry?s best lever drag trolling reels along with the brand new series of Platinum Hook rods by TackleDirect. The TackleDirect Platinum Hook TDPS645080WTSIN/Avet EXW 50/2 Standup Tuna Combo is a great all around option for your heaviest stand up trolling and chunking applications, or can easily double duty as a perfect 50 class blue marlin pitch rod. This combo is ideal when pulling Joe Shute style skirts in front of a select ballyhoo and spreader bars out of your riggers and as a shotgun for canyon yellowfin tuna and bigeye. Available with gold, silver, and blue EXW 50/2 reels, any angler will be sure to build or complement their existing offshore spread with style.
The TDPS645080WTSIN Stand Up Tuna Rod features a durable E-glass blank with heavy duty Fuji SIN (Silicon Nitride) guides and a Winthrop roller tip, allowing for trouble free use with your choice of braid, monofilament, or braid backing with a mono topshot.
The Avet EXW 50/2 Reel is a popular option for anglers due to the multitude of colors Avet offers and overall strength. Made in the USA of precision machined 6061 T-6 marine grade aluminum and stainless steel components while featuring superior drag capabilities, the EXW 50/2 results in an ideal option when targeting large tuna, billfish, wahoo, and dolphin.
TackleDirect Platinum Hook TDPS645080WTSIN Standup Tuna Rod Specifications:
- Length: 6 ft. 4 in.
- Power: Heavy
- Line Rating (lbs): 50-80
- Guides: Fuji SIN w/ Winthrop Roller Tip
- Butt: #2 Aftco Unibutt
Avet EXW 50/2 Reel Specifications:
- Mono Line capacity (lb/yds): 80/610
- Braid Line Capacity (lb/yds): 100/2060
- Max Drag at full (lbs): 57
- Max Drag at Strike (lbs): 50
- Gear Ratio: 3.2:1/1.3:1
- Weight (oz): 67