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the work out of winding braid evenly back on your reel from deep depths. When your hands are wet and you


are winding up a heavy load of rock fish, braided lines will often leave you with a nasty cut on your thumb from the abrasion and pressure. Steve Carson,


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on one of his recent Penn University trips, let me fish with his Penn Warfare 15LW with 50-pound braid and I quick- ly fell in love with it. Although it’s a specialized rock fish reel, it can just as easily be put to work up in the Pacific Northwest for salmon fishing, too.


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Rock fish rods are simply a matter of personal preference, and a lot depends on whether you fish on a private or sport boat. On my private boat, we fish a 270-7-foot glass rod which performs just fine when matched with a 25N- or 30-sized reel. However, when riding a


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