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I’ve been a naughty, naughty boy…….

Goatfish

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Today I thought I would treat myself ( no particular reason).
Ive ordered a new lure rod, Savage Gear SGS5 9’6”, 12-46g from Uttings. I decided on the heavier rated model not for casting heavy lures but at the mark I fish the most, Bass often have to be bullied a bit through the bladder wrack.
My present rod is a £30 Okuma and I’ve had loads of Bass on it over the past five years so it owes me nothing and I’m sure it will get used again in the future.
It will be interesting to see how a £150 rod compares with the £30 rod. I will hopefully know the answer come next June…….
 

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Gotta treat yourself from time to time Al
Agree! I treated myself last summer to an Abu Garcia Tormentor 9ft 20 - 60gm rod - pleased as punch with it.
It was a lot closer to £30 than £150 though!
 

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Today I thought I would treat myself ( no particular reason).
Ive ordered a new lure rod, Savage Gear SGS5 9’6”, 12-46g from Uttings. I decided on the heavier rated model not for casting heavy lures but at the mark I fish the most, Bass often have to be bullied a bit through the bladder wrack.
My present rod is a £30 Okuma and I’ve had loads of Bass on it over the past five years so it owes me nothing and I’m sure it will get used again in the future.
It will be interesting to see how a £150 rod compares with the £30 rod. I will hopefully know the answer come next June…….
I don't think the fish will mind if you fish with a £30 or £500+ rod Goat.
 

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Your absolutely right Mr Beach and believe me I agonised over spending my money! Apparently, according to Mrs Goatfish I can’t take it with me………..
I brought a new car to cart my cheap fishing gear around. ;)o_O misses is not impressed, too many buttons auto braking, lane control reversing self park camera etc etc.
 

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Today I thought I would treat myself ( no particular reason).
Ive ordered a new lure rod, Savage Gear SGS5 9’6”, 12-46g from Uttings. I decided on the heavier rated model not for casting heavy lures but at the mark I fish the most, Bass often have to be bullied a bit through the bladder wrack.
My present rod is a £30 Okuma and I’ve had loads of Bass on it over the past five years so it owes me nothing and I’m sure it will get used again in the future.
It will be interesting to see how a £150 rod compares with the £30 rod. I will hopefully know the answer come next June…….
Still waiting for it……..!!
 

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Don't think the fish will mind what rod you decide to use, tight lines.
 

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Your absolutely right Mr Beach, it was just a present to myself but must admit I’m losing the enthusiasm to spend some money now so Uttings had better come up with the goods pretty soon!
So you can now call them Utterings - all chat and no action. Hope your new toy arrives soon.
 
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