Fish Bait Guides.

Rod Reel and Line Use Target Fish
2 to 3 metre graphite or kevlar spinning rod. Freshwater type fixed spool reel loaded with 2 - 4.5kg monofilament line Float fishing, spinning or plug fishing from piers, harbour walls, rocks or in estuarine channels. Sea-trout, bass, mullet, mackerel, coalfish, pollack and garfish
2.5 to 2.8 metre graphite fly rod rated 8 to 10 weight Saltwater fly reel loaded with fly line suitable for saltwater use. Fly fishing from rocks, piers and in estuaries Sea-trout, bass, garfish, mackerel and pollack
3.3 to 3.7 metre graphite bass rod with a casting weight of 80 - 112 grams Small multiplying reel or medium fixed spool reel loaded with 5.5 - 8kg monofilament line. Bait fishing on surf beaches, in estuaries or from rocks. Bass, sea-trout, flounder, dab, wrasse, pollack
3.7 to 4 metre graphite beach rod with a casting weight of 140 - 170 grm. Small to medium multiplying reel or medium to large fixed spool reel loaded with 7.8-12 kg monofilament line and having a shockleader of 18 - 25 kg mono. Rock, pier, estuary or beach fishing where distance casting is necessary. Ray, dogfish, huss, cod and tope.
1.80 to 2.20 meter graphite boat rod of line class 2.7 kg - 4.5 kg Small multiplying reel loaded with 2.5 - 4.5 kg monofilament or braided line Boat fishing in shallow to moderately deep water Plaice, dabs, gurnard, wrasse, rockling, whiting.
1.80 to 2.20 meter graphite boat rod of line class 4.5 kg - 6.8 kg Small to medium multiplying reel loaded with 4.5 - 6.5 kg mono-filament or braided line Boat fishing over offshore reefs, sand banks and wrecks. Pollack, coalfish, cod, haddock, ray, turbot and ling
1.80 to 2.20 meter graphite boat rod of line class 9.0 kg - 13.6 kg Medium to large (up to 4/0 size) multiplying reel loaded with 9 -13 kg monofilament or braidedline. Boat fishing in deeper water and over deep wrecks and reefs. Blue and porbeagle shark, skate, tope, conger and ling.
2.20 to 2.80 meter graphite uptide boat rod to cast 80 - 225 grams Medium multiplying reel loaded with 6.8 - 8 kg monofilament line and having a shock leader of 18 - 25 Kg Boat fishing in shallow water, where casting baits away from the boat yields best results. Ray, tope, huss, bass, dogfish.